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Private Equity Lawyer Brian R. Singer Joins Greenberg Traurig in Chicago

CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues the strategic expansion of its award-winning Corporate Practice with the addition of private equity lawyer Brian R. Singer who joins the firm as of counsel in its Chicago office.

Singer focuses his practice on complex transactions including leveraged buyouts for private equity funds, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and growth equity investments, divestitures, restructurings, and recapitalizations. He also represents private/family-owned companies and private equity funds and their portfolio companies in general corporate matters. Prior to joining the firm, Singer was an associate at Paul Hastings LLP.

“Brian is an excellent addition to our Corporate Practice. The knowledge, skills, and experience that he brings to the firm will be a valuable asset to our clients,” said John F. Gibbons, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Chicago office.

“A central component of Greenberg Traurig’s strategy is to provide clients with elite-level quality and service in key areas of the Corporate Practice. Brian is a great addition to our national Private Equity team and fits in neatly with that strategy,” said Peter H. Lieberman, co-chair of the firm’s global Corporate Practice and a shareholder in the firm’s Chicago office.

Singer earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law and his B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Practice. Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Practice utilizes the collective experience and resources of the firm to help clients achieve their goals.  An experienced team of private equity attorneys leverages the firm’s unique geographic platform and extensive range of practice and industry capabilities across the firm, which distinguishes Greenberg Traurig from other large firms.

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: 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.