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Greenberg Traurig Continues to Grow Texas Litigation Practice, Adds Cara Mittleman Kelly in Austin

AUSTIN – Oct. 8, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues its strategic expansion in Texas with the addition of Cara Mittleman Kelly as shareholder in the firm’s Global Litigation Practice in Austin. Kelly joins the firm from Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., where she was a shareholder.

“We are extremely pleased to add a litigator of Cara’s strength and depth to our trial practice in Austin,” said Gregory J. Casas, administrative shareholder of the Austin office. “Cara’s addition highlights our commitment of hiring top-tier practitioners, and our clients and their businesses stand to benefit from her knowledge and experience. We are proud to welcome Cara to the team.”

Kelly focuses her practice on complex business disputes, concentrating on real estate litigation, securities litigation, business torts, and breach of contract disputes, as well as advising clients on mitigating risk and streamlining internal controls. She represents clients in both the federal and state courts throughout Texas and New York as well as commercial real estate developers and landlords, oilfield equipment service companies, financial institutions, and high net worth individuals. Her real estate litigation practice includes the representation of landlords, investors, and developers in lease disputes, contract matters, and related litigation.

“I am excited to join a litigation team of this caliber and play a role in the growth of the practice and the Austin office,” Kelly said. “I will continue to provide my clients excellent service, and I am confident that they will benefit from Greenberg Traurig’s global platform of resources.”

Kelly received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.A. from State University of New York at Binghamton.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs goals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Greenberg Traurig has more than 125 attorneys in Texas, serving clients from offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest law firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.