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Greenberg Traurig Adds Joel Max Eads, Respected Insurance Defense Litigator, in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Sept. 15, 2016 – Leading insurance defense litigator Joel Max Eads joins global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the Philadelphia office. Before joining the firm, Eads was a partner at Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C.

Eads concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance coverage/bad faith litigation, frequently involving the representation of entities and their directors and officers in securities actions, unfair competition cases, business torts, contract actions, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, employment disputes and product liability matters.

“Joel has deep experience in commercial and insurance litigation, which is essential to the continuously growing needs of our litigation and corporate clients on a global scale,” said Michael L. Lehr, regional operating shareholder of Greenberg Traurig.

“Greenberg Traurig’s global footprint, experience and resources, along with its commitment to delivering value to clients closely align with my own practice and capabilities as well as with the expectations and needs of my clients,” Eads said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to bring this level of excellence to my clients. In addition, I look forward to working with my now more than 2,000 new colleagues in 38 offices to assist them with their clients’ litigation needs.”

Eads has litigated cases in 13 states and 14 federal jurisdictions. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Dickinson College. He is a former board member of and the Annual Fund Committee of The Shipley School.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office

Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to 38 attorneys and 12 practices including Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Corporate & Securities, Emerging Technology, Environmental, Business Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Public Finance, Government Law & Policy, Real Estate, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms, and individuals.

About Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice comprises more than 600 litigators across a global platform. The exceptionally broad practice serves both domestic and international clients in the following areas: antitrust and competition, appellate, commercial litigation, class actions, construction, eDiscovery and eRetention, environmental, FCPA and global anti-corruption, fiduciary litigation, financial services, IP litigation, international dispute resolution, labor and employment, media and entertainment, products liability including pharmaceutical and medical device and health care litigation, real estate litigation, securities and shareholder litigation, technology, trial practice, and white collar criminal defense.

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.