NEW YORK – June 12, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues the strategic growth of its Corporate Practice with the addition of Jared A. Hershberg as a shareholder in its New York office. Hershberg joins from Reed Smith.
Hershberg advises clients on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private investment fund matters, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. He represents businesses, family offices, asset managers, specialty lenders, boards, executives, and various fund types, including private equity, growth capital, venture capital, mezzanine, and hedge funds.
“Greenberg Traurig’s collaborative team-oriented approach on deals involving many parties across global markets is a key draw for laterals who know what is important for their practice, as well as those who are eager to contribute to the overall platform,” said Alan I. Annex, co-chair of the firm’s global Corporate Practice. “Jared’s experience with cross-border and domestic transactions across numerous industry verticals will greatly benefit clients and further expands our team’s reach and offerings.”
“We are excited to add another high-level lawyer like Jared to our roster. Having someone of his caliber and experience decide to join us says a great deal about our strategy of focusing on the delivery of top-quality legal services in areas important to our clients,” the firm’s New York co-managing shareholders Nancy A. Mitchell and Stephen L. Rabinowitz said in a joint statement. “Jared’s domestic and global expertise is very much in sync with our firm’s key areas of practice as directed by client demand.”
“I was attracted to Greenberg Traurig’s collaborative approach and strong national and global platform given the nature of my clients’ needs,” Hershberg said. “The ability to draw upon the resources of 2,000 lawyers in 38 locations across the globe is a value add and I am excited to work alongside the many talented attorneys at Greenberg Traurig.”
Hershberg joins on the heels of Paul Ferrillo, a cybersecurity shareholder who joined Greenberg Traurig from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Hershberg received his J.D. from Columbia University and his B.A. from Duke University.
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, LLP
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.