LOS ANGELES – June 8, 2018 – Thirteen attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s California offices have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2018 Guide (Guide). The Guide also recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in “Real Estate” and “Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense.” This is the second consecutive year Greenberg Traurig has been recognized as a “Top-Tier” firm in Real Estate; the practice was also previously recognized in 2013 and 2014. This year’s recognition comes shortly after the firm received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Real Estate.
Firm-wide, The Legal 500 United States 2018 recognized more than 120 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 33 of the firm’s practice areas.
According to the publisher, the acknowledgements recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The recognitions are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with private practice lawyers, in addition to Legal 500’s independent research in the legal market.
Some of the commentary published in the Guide regarding Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys include:
- … “provides ‘a very high level of service,’ and the team is praised for its ‘quick response times, strong business acumen and solid industry knowledge.’ ”
- … “ ‘tactical and strategically superior’ team provides ‘great client service, high commercial acumen, quality of work and attention’ in cases involving intellectual property, consumer lending and regulatory matters.”
- … “significant geographic reach and litigates cases around the country.”
- ... “a firm that is not afraid to try cases.”
- …. “practical and business-oriented”
- … “responsive and proactive approach to its work”
- … “exceptional”
- … “highly knowledgeable and responsive”
- … “very strong industry knowledge and service levels”
The Greenberg Traurig California lawyers listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 edition based on the guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:
Ellen Berkowitz – Real estate – Land use/zoning
Gregory A. Fishman – Real estate
Robert J. Herrington – Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action – Consumer products (including tobacco)
Mark D. Kemple – Labor and employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – Defense
Brady R. McShane (also practices in Denver) - Real estate - Land use/zoning
Rick L. Shackelford – Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action – Consumer products (including tobacco)
Daniel J. Tyukody – Dispute resolution – Securities litigation – Defense
Susan L. Heller (also practices in Los Angeles) – Intellectual property – Trademarks – Non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
Kurt A. Kappes (also practices in San Francisco) – Intellectual property – Trade secrets – Litigation and non-contentious matters; Labor and employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – Defense
G. Michelle Ferreira (also practices in Silicon Valley) – Tax – US taxes – Contentious
Bradley R. Marsh – Tax - US taxes - Contentious
Ian C. Ballon (also practices in Los Angeles) – Intellectual property – Trade secrets – Litigation and non-contentious
Magan Pritam Ray – Labor and employment – Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans – Design
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP — California: Greenberg Traurig has more than 175 corporate, entertainment, government law and policy, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and taxation attorneys in California, located in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.
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: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.