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Greenberg Traurig Continues Strategic Growth of Corporate Practice, Adds Tom Woolsey in Dallas

DALLAS – Nov. 14, 2018 – The Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added corporate attorney Tom Woolsey as a shareholder. Woolsey joins the firm from Foley & Lardner, LLP.

“Greenberg Traurig is strengthening key practices as part of its overall strategy to expand our presence in Texas,” said Joseph F. Coniglio, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office. “Tom’s business acumen and multifaceted experience enhance our transactional capabilities as well as complement many of our practice areas in Texas and beyond.”

Woolsey focuses his practice on his clients’ most complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, minority and control investments, joint ventures and fund formations. He advises clients in transactions that involve a broad range of industries, including manufacturing and construction, energy, software and technology, real estate, and food and beverage. His clients include private equity and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies, operating companies, and management teams. Notably, Woolsey is known by his clients for his responsiveness and practical approach.

“Greenberg Traurig is a top-tier law firm with a culture of success and unmatched commitment to delivering quality service to clients,” Woolsey said. “I intend to add to that foundation of success and contribute to the next phase of Greenberg Traurig’s growth.”

Woolsey received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2011, and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004. He has earned recognition on the 2018-19 list of Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine, a Thomson Reuters guide of leading lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

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

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: 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 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.