Overall 33 practices, 2 recognized as top-tier, and more than 120 attorneys were recognized in the guide.

NEW YORK – June 6, 2018 – More than 120 attorneys and 33 practices at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP 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.

Four of the attorneys recognized were listed in the Guide’s elite “Leading Lawyers” list.

  • Lori G. Cohen, co-chair of the Global Litigation Practice, is recognized for Dispute Resolution – Leading Trial Lawyers; Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense.
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe, chair of the Global Real Estate Practice, is recognized for Real Estate.
  • Laura Reiff, co-chair of the Immigration & Compliance Practice, is recognized for Labor and Employment – Immigration
  • Martha J. Schoonover, a shareholder in Northern Virginia, is recognized for Labor and Employment – Immigration

In addition, Albany Shareholder Eileen Hayes has been recognized in the Guide’s “Next Generation Lawyers” list for Industry Focus - Healthcare - Health Insurers.

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 attorneys listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 edition based on the publication’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

Attorney

Practice

Location

Nanette Aguirre

Finance - Structured finance - derivatives and structured products

New York

Farah S. Ahmed

Real estate

New York

Alan I. Annex

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)

New York

Tricia A. Asaro

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

Albany

Ian C. Ballon

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Silicon Valley

Johnine P. Barnes

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Washington, D.C.

Kerri L. Barsh

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Industry focus - Environment - regulatory

Miami

Hilarie Bass

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

Miami

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick

Dispute resolution - Appellate

New York

Jacqueline Becerra

Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Miami

Naomi G. Beer

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Denver

Ellen Berkowitz

Real estate - Land use/zoning

Los Angeles

Robert H. Bernstein  ERISA Litigation  New Jersey

Dennis J. Block

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)

New York

Mark D. Bloom

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

Miami

James N. Boudreau

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Philadelphia

Robert S. Brams

Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)

Washington, D.C.

William D. Briendel

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

New York,

Westchester County

Kelly Dobbs Bunting

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Philadelphia

Michael L. Burnett

Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)

Houston

Micala Campbell Robinson

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

New Jersey

Michael J. Cherniga

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers

Tallahassee

Francis A. Citera

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco)

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort - defense

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Chicago

Joseph C. Coates III

Dispute resolution - International litigation

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

West Palm Beach

Lori G. Cohen

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense

 

Dispute Resolution – Leading Trial Lawyers

Atlanta

Joseph F. Coniglio Healthcare: Service Providers Dallas

Alice L. Connaughton

Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Washington, D.C.

David A. Coulson

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

Miami

Sylvie A. Durham

Finance - Structured finance - derivatives and structured products

New York

Richard A. Edlin

Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco)

New York, Seoul

Troy A. Eid

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Denver

Seth J. Entin

Tax - International tax

Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

Miami

Robert C. Epstein

Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)

New Jersey, New York

Kristine J. Feher

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

New Jersey

G. Michelle Ferreira

Tax - US taxes - contentious

San Francisco,

Silicon Valley

Scott E. Fink

Tax - US taxes - contentious

New York

Gregory A. Fishman

Real estate

Los Angeles

Tiffany S. Fordyce

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Chicago

William Garner

Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas

Houston

Russell “Chip” A. Gaudreau, III

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

New York

Tracy L. Gerber

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

West Palm Beach

Richard J. Giusto

Real estate

Miami

Jerrold F. Goldberg

Labor and employment - Labor-management relations

New York

Elaine C. Greenberg

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

Washington, D.C.

Eileen M. Hayes

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

Albany

Susan L. Heller

Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Orange County, Los Angeles

Robert J. Herrington

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco)

Los Angeles

Joseph A. Herz

Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

New York

Matthew L. Hinker

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

New York

Nick Hockens

Real estate - Land use/zoning

New York

Caleb J.Holmes

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Philadelphia

Robert A. Horowitz

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

New York

Harold N. Iselin Healthcare: Health Insurers Albany

Robert J. Ivanhoe

Real estate

Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

New York

Christiana Callahan Jacxsens

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Atlanta

David C. Jensen

Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)

New Jersey, New York

Wendy Johnson Lario

 

 

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

 

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

New Jersey

 

 

Kate Kalmykov

Labor and employment - Immigration

New Jersey, New York

Barbara T. Kaplan

Tax - US taxes - contentious

New York

Kurt A. Kappes

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Sacramento, San Francisco

Bradford D. Kaufman

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

West Palm Beach

Paul J. Keenan, Jr.

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

Miami

Justin F. Keith

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Boston

Mark D. Kemple

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Los Angeles

Leslie A. Klein

 

Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans - design

Phoenix, Chicago

Nancy B. Lash

Real estate

Miami

Peter H. Lieberman

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)

Chicago

Corey E. Light

Real estate

Chicago

Noam Lipshitz

Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

Fort Lauderdale

Erika G. Litvak

Tax - International tax

Miami

Kristen J. Lonergan

Real estate

New York

David Long-Daniels

 

 

 

 

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)


Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense


Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Atlanta

 

 

 

Mary-Olga Lovett

Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes

Houston, New York

Ian R. Macdonald

Labor and employment - Immigration

Atlanta

Pamela J. Mak

Labor and employment - Immigration

Northern Virginia

Michael L. Malone Healthcare: Service Providers Dallas

Jeffrey D. Mamorsky

 

Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans – design

New York

 

David G. Mandelbaum

 

 

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort – defense


Industry focus - Environment – litigation


Industry focus - Environment - regulatory

Philadelphia

 

 

 

Felicia V. Manno

 

Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Chicago, Dallas

Alan Mansfield

Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes

New York

Bruce I. March

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)

Fort Lauderdale

Bradley R. Marsh

Tax - US taxes - contentious

San Francisco

Terence P. McCourt

Labor and employment - Labor-management relations

Boston

Richard C. McCrea Jr.

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Tampa, Orlando

Brady R. McShane

Real estate - Land use/zoning

Denver, Los Angeles

Dennis A. Meloro

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

Delaware

Patricia Menéndez-Cambó

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)

Miami, New York

Kenneth M. Minesinger

Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas


Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas

Washington, D.C.

 

Nancy A. Mitchell

 

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

New York, Chicago

Marc L. Mukasey

Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

New York

Howard L. Nelson

Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas

Washington, D.C.

Christopher J. Neumann

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Denver

Renée W. O’Rourke

 

Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans - design

Denver

 

Gregory E. Ostfeld

 

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Chicago

 

A. John Pappalardo

Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Boston

David C. Peck

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

Fort Lauderdale

Susan Phillips Read

Dispute resolution - Appellate

Albany, New York

Manuel Rajunov

Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

Dallas, Mexico City

Magan Pritam Ray

 

Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans - design

Silicon Valley

 

Laura Foote Reiff

Labor and employment - Immigration

Northern Virginia,
Washington, D.C.

Barry Richard

Dispute resolution - Appellate

Tallahassee, New York, Washington, D.C.

John R. Richards

 

 

 

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense


Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Atlanta

 

 

 

Steven C. Russo

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort - defense

New York

Elliot H. Scherker

Dispute resolution - Appellate

Miami

Ozzie A. Schindler

Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

Miami

Daniel I. Schloss

Intellectual property - Trademarks - litigation

New York, Westchester County

Martha J. Schoonover

Labor and employment - Immigration

Northern Virginia

Paul M. Seby

Industry focus - Environment - litigation

Denver

Jay A. Segal

Real estate - Land use/zoning

New York

David E. Sellinger

 

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco)

New Jersey

 

Philip R. Sellinger

Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes

New Jersey

Francis J. Serbaroli

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

New York

Rick L. Shackelford

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco)

Los Angeles

Hal S. Shaftel

Dispute resolution - International litigation

New York

Keith J. Shapiro

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate

Chicago

Robert D. Simon

Tax - International tax


Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

Northern Virginia, Denver

Mark E. Solomons

Dispute resolution - Appellate

Washington, D.C.

Jonathan L. Sulds

 

 

 

 

 

Labor and employment - ERISA litigation


Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense


Labor and employment - Labor-management relations


Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

New York

 

 

 

 

 

Michael T. Taylor

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Northern Virginia

Nancy E. Taylor

Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers

Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers

Washington, D.C.

Christopher Torres

Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort - defense

Tampa

Daniel J. Tyukody

Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense

Los Angeles

Mary F. Voce

 

Tax - International tax


Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

New York

 

Steven J. Wadyka Jr.

 

 

Intellectual property - Trademarks – litigation


Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

Dale Wainwright

Dispute resolution - Appellate

Austin

David B. Weinstein

 

 

 

 

Dispute resolution – Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

 

Dispute resolution – Product liability, mass tort and class action – toxic tort – defense

 

Industry focus – Environment – litigation

 

Industry focus – Environment – regulatory

Tampa, Washington, D.C., New York

 

 

 

Natasha L. Wilson

 

 

 

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)


Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense

Atlanta

 

 

 

Todd D. Wozniak

 

 

 

 

Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)


Labor and employment - ERISA litigation


Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense

Atlanta

 

 

 

 

Shira R. Yoshor

 

 

 

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense


Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Houston

 

 

 

Jon Zimring

Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling

Chicago

Peter W. Zinober

Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense

Tampa, Orlando

Kenneth Zuckerbrot

Tax - US taxes - non-contentious

New York

Overall, the Guide recommended Greenberg Traurig in the following practice areas:

  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - supreme courts (states and federal)
  • Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - advice to corporates
  • Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - advice to individuals
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Industry focus - Energy regulatory: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus - Environment: regulatory
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: service providers
  • Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment - Immigration
  • Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution - International litigation
  • Dispute resolution - Securities litigation: defense
  • Finance - Structured finance: derivatives and structured products
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: health insurers
  • Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design
  • Labor and employment - ERISA litigation
  • Labor and employment - Labor-management relations
  • Real estate - Land use/zoning
  • Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Tax - International tax
  • Tax - US taxes: contentious
  • Tax - US taxes: non-contentious

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