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Sabina Vayner Joins Greenberg Traurig in Atlanta

ATLANTA – April 5, 2018 – Sabina A. Vayner joins global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Atlanta office as of counsel in the Entertainment & Media Practice and the Trademarks & Brand Management Group.

“Sabina’s experience handling complex intellectual property matters, especially trademark, copyright, and advertising matters, will add another dimension to our intellectual property capabilities in Atlanta and the Southeast,” said Joel Ross Feldman, Trademark and Brand Management Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. "But it is her excellent rapport with clients, especially taking these complex matters and applying a business-focused analysis to them, that makes her a perfect fit for Greenberg Traurig’s practical approach to solving intellectual property problems for our clients.”

Vayner represents brand owners and creators across a broad spectrum of industries in trademark, copyright, and advertising litigation, enforcement, and counseling matters. She has experience litigating federal trademark, copyright, false advertising, and trade dress infringement actions, and regularly represents clients in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Vayner also advises clients on a wide variety of issues to minimize the risk of disputes, including those involving copyright and trademark clearance and portfolio management, advertising review, social media, and right of publicity.

For the past six years (2013-2018), Vayner has been recognized as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. In 2017, she was named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 Under 40,” and in 2014, she was selected as one of Georgia Trend magazine's “40 Under 40.” Vayner has also been recognized by the World Trademark Review as a leading trademark practitioner in the publication's annual WTR 1000 ranking for the past three years. In the community, she currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Southeast Region of the Anti-Defamation League, is a graduate of LEAD Atlanta, and was a member of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business Young Alumni Board from 2011-2015.

Vayner earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as an Executive Editor of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law. Vayner received her B.B.A., summa cum laude, and her Certificate in Personal and Organizational Leadership from the University of Georgia. Vayner is also fluent in Russian.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice

With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established a highly experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, digital media, publishing and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with the business-oriented and dedicated counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. The entertainment and media attorneys have consistently been ranked by The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers,” Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” and “Legal Impact Report,” Billboard’s “Power Lawyers,” The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide, and Super Lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Trademarks and Brand Management Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Trademarks and Brand Management Group works hand in hand with clients to build, protect, and enhance their brands and trademark portfolios to meet their business objectives. The group is one of the largest international trademark prosecution, portfolio management, licensing, litigation and counseling legal practices. With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection, and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2018 “Best Law Firms Rankings."

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 firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.