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Greenberg Traurig Team Wins at the IJGlobal 2016 Americas Awards

NEW YORK – March 16, 2017 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized with the “North American Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year” award at the annual IJGlobal Americas Awards ceremony held in New York last night.

IJGlobal is an online intelligence service that tracks global infrastructure finance market activity. The IJGlobal Americas Awards recognize the best energy and infrastructure deals, based on performance, innovation and excellence.

The Greenberg Traurig team, which included Shareholders Charles J. Kolin, David J. LaSota, Michael D. Robson, Lorraine M. Tyson, and Of Counsel Lea K. Rosenthal, won the award for their work on the University of California’s Merced Redevelopment project. The team represented a consortium of nine private placement investors, who provided $660 million for the Merced’s campus expansion at the University of California. This was the first ever higher education availability payment Public-Private Partnership (P3) project to be awarded in the United States.

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.