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CHICAGO – May 4, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 17 attorneys and six practice areas from its Chicago office recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA Guide. Firmwide, more than 160 attorneys were recognized in this year’s guide.

According to its website, Chambers and Partners, UK-based publisher of annual guides in several global markets, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.

In the USA Guide, attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “Bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement. Attorneys can also be designated as a “Star Individual,” “Eminent Practitioner,” “Senior Statesman,” “Up and Coming,” “Star Associate,” or “Associate to Watch” by market and practice.

The Chicago attorneys recognized for their practices in Illinois include:

  • Sean W. Bezark – Environment: Mainly Transactional
  • Michael T. Fishman – Real Estate
  • Mark R. Galis – Intellectual Property
  • John F. Gibbons – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Michael D. Karpeles – Labor & Employment
  • Matthew R. Lewin – Banking & Finance
  • Peter H. Lieberman – Corporate/M&A
  • Corey E. Light – Real Estate
  • Felicia V. Manno – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Todd A. Mazur – Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Up and Coming)
  • Scott Mendeloff – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Nancy A. Peterman – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Keith J. Shapiro – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Eminent Practitioner)
  • Gary R. Silverman – Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Richard A. Sirus – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation

 Chicago attorneys recognized for their practices “Nationwide” include:

In addition to the individuals recognized, the firm’s following practice areas were ranked in Illinois:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Real Estate

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.