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ORLANDO – August 25, 2017 – The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 16 attorneys from the Orlando office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A.  The firm is top-listed across six practice areas in the state.

For the 11th consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig – with 366 attorneys listed from across its U.S. offices – is ranked “Top Listed” by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2018 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 Orlando 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 practice area, include:

In Florida, Greenberg Traurig is “Top Listed” in the following practice areas: Government Relations; Litigation – Land Use/Zoning; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation - Securities; Public Finance Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law.

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

  • James L. Bacchus (2006) - International Trade and Finance
  • Warren S. Bloom (2007) - Public Finance
  • Orlando L. Evora (2007) - Real Estate
  • Peter J. Fides II (2008) - Real Estate
  • Andrew R. Finkelstein (2016) - Corporate Law
  • Dawn I. Giebler-Millner (2017) - Commercial Litigation
  • Gregory W. Herbert (2010) - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation- Patent; Media
  • Joseph J. JeBailey (2013) - Real Estate
  • Julie P. Kendig-Schrader (2008) - Environmental; Litigation - Land Use and Zoning; Real Estate
  • Scott R. MacLeod (2007) - Private Funds / Hedge Funds
  • Jason C. McDonald (2017) - Corporate Law
  • Jonathan M. Perry (2014) - Real Estate
  • Alan C. Sheppard, Jr. (2013) - Real Estate
  • William Spivey II (2009) - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Real Estate
  • Michael J. Sullivan (2005) - Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law
  • Jean E. Wilson (2007) - 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.