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Kerri L. Barsh Named Miami Environmental “Lawyer of the Year”

MIAMI– Aug. 29, 2016 – The 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 15 attorneys from the Environmental Practice of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and names Kerri L. Barsh as Miami Environmental “Lawyer of the Year.” Together these attorneys represent 13 metropolitan areas and over 160 years of recognition.

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.

Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is given the title “Lawyer of the Year.” Kerri L. Barsh, co-chair of the Environmental Practice, received this special recognition in 2017 for environmental law in the Miami metro area. She is also recognized for Litigation – Environmental and Natural Resources Law.

The environmental attorneys listed in 2017 Best Lawyers in America are:

Name Office Practice Area
Douglas C. Atnipp, Shareholder Houston Natural Resources Law
Sean W. Bezark, Shareholder Chicago Environmental Law
Lucia A. Dougherty, Co-Chair of Miami Land Development & Zoning Practice Miami Environmental Law
Troy A. Eid, Shareholder Denver Natural Resources Law
Barbara A. Hall, Shareholder Fort Lauderdale Environmental Law
Joseph Z. Fleming, Shareholder Miami Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
H. Hamilton Hackney III, Shareholder Boston Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Shareholder Orlando Environmental Law
Gene Livingston, Chair of Proposition 65 & Green Chemistry Practice Sacramento Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
David G. Mandelbaum, Co-Chair of Environmental Practice Philadelphia Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Shareholder Tallahassee Environmental Law
Steven C. Russo, Chair of New York Environmental Practice New York Environmental Law
Philip R. Sellinger, Co-Chair of Global Litigation Practice New Jersey Litigation - Environmental
Curtis B. Toll, Shareholder Philadelphia Environmental Law
David B. Weinstein, Chair of Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation Practice Tampa Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental

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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.