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Greenberg Traurig Elevates Three Attorneys in Washington, D.C. Office

WASHINGTON – March 13, 2017 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated Patrick J.  (PJ) McCarthy to shareholder and Cyril T. Brennan and W. William Prochot to of counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.

McCarthy is a patent litigator who is also barred and licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He litigates matters across a broad range of complex technologies, including semiconductors, smartphone hardware and software, telecommunications, global positioning systems, networking, distributed computing, automated vehicle systems, and cable/satellite broadcasting and devices. He has argued before many federal district courts across the country, including in California, Delaware, Florida, and Texas, among others.

Brennan focuses his practice on international trade regulation law, with an emphasis on U.S. export controls and economic sanctions. He handles matters regarding the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), sanctions programs administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and advises clients on the foreign investment review and clearance process overseen by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Prochot focuses his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on administrative procedure and regulatory matters.

Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office is home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals with strategic experience helping companies of all sizes to navigate the federal government. The office’s work encompasses governmental affairs, federal procurement, global trade and investment, health and FDA business, litigation, government contracts, antitrust, insurance recovery and advisory, energy, telecommunications, real estate, intellectual property, representation of foreign governments, and national defense and homeland security. Greenberg Traurig’s clients range from the federal defense sector to energy, telecommunications, and health care companies, which the firm represents before government agencies, regulatory bodies, Congress, and the courts. The firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys are also involved in handling a wide range of corporate and finance work for clients in these industries. 

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 second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.