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19 Greenberg Traurig Boca Raton and West Palm Beach Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

BOCA RATON and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Aug. 16, 2016 – The 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 19 attorneys from the Boca Raton and West Palm Beach offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. The firm is top-listed across five practice areas in the state.

For the 10th consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig – with over 350 attorneys listed from across its U.S. offices – is ranked No. 1 by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2017 edition of its publication.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas.

Two Greenberg Traurig West Palm Beach lawyers received special recognition as “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is given this title. The  attorneys recognized as Lawyers of the Year, with their respective location and practice area include:

West Palm Beach Shareholder Phillip C. Gildan was honored for the first time.

Greenberg Traurig is top-listed based on number of attorneys in the Boca Raton and West Palm Beach metro markets in the following practice areas:

  • Tax Law
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

The Greenberg Traurig Boca Raton and West Palm Beach attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America cover more than ten different practice areas. The attorneys are listed with their corresponding category/practice area(s) and the year they were first recognized:

Boca Raton

West Palm Beach

  • Bridget A. Berry (2012) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mark F. Bideau (2009) – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – First Amendment; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate; Litigation – Securities; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action-Defendants
  • Joseph C. Coates III (2011) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation – Securities
  • Tracy L. Gerber (2014) – Litigation – Securities
  • Laurie L. Gildan (2009) – Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • Phillip C. Gildan (2017) – Corporate Law
  • Lorie M. Gleim (2016) – Litigation – Securities
  • Phillip H. Hutchinson (2015) – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Bradford D. Kaufman (2008) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation – Securities; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • David M. Layman (2010) – Real Estate Law
  • Robert Sanders (2010) – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Stephen D. Sanford (2010) - Public Finance Law

In Florida, Greenberg Traurig was top listed in the following five practice areas:

  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Public Finance Law

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.