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LAS VEGAS – August 17, 2016 – The 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 13 attorneys from the Las Vegas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Additionally, three Las Vegas attorneys were named “Lawyers of the Year,” and the firm was top-listed for two practice areas in the state and metro area.

Michael J. Bonner, Mark E. Ferrario, and Mark G. Tratos are listed as “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation, and Intellectual Property Litigation, respectively. Only one lawyer in each practice and designated metropolitan area is recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

This year, more than 350 Greenberg Traurig attorneys from across the firm’s U.S. offices are listed in the publication, with 23 of the firm’s attorneys named “Lawyers of the Year.” For the 10th consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig is top-listed by Best Lawyers for having the highest number of attorneys listed.

According to the Best Lawyers website, the attorneys are selected based upon a peer-review process, in an effort to capture a general consensus from leaders in the legal field regarding their peers’ accomplishments and capabilities.

The Las Vegas Greenberg Traurig attorneys listed in 2017 Best Lawyers in America are:

John N. Brewer, Corporate Law

Mark A. Clayton, Gaming Law

Tami D. Cowden, Appellate Law

Jodi R. Goodheart, Real Estate Law

Philip M. Hymanson, Commercial Litigation

John C. Jeppsen, Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Jim Mace, Real Estate Law

Edward J. Quirk, Copyright Law

Eric W. Swanis, Commercial Litigation

Gregg R. Vermeys, Real Estate Law 

The “Top Listed” designation is given to the firm that has the most listed lawyers in a particular location and practice area. The recognition is based exclusively on number of listed attorneys, according to Best Lawyers. Greenberg Traurig was top listed in both Nevada and the Las Vegas metro area in the following two practice areas:

Copyright Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

About Greenberg Traurig Las Vegas

In Nevada, Greenberg Traurig counsels clients in appellate, construction, corporate and securities, entertainment, gaming, government law & policy, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate matters.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.