DALLAS – July 11, 2018 – Corporate attorney Scott Ellis has joined the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder. Greenberg Traurig has more than 125 attorneys in Texas and is tactically expanding their presence in the state; serving clients from offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston. Previously, Ellis was with Winstead as a shareholder.
“Scott will allow us to further serve and expand the firm’s private equity clients on transactional matters,” said Joseph F. Coniglio, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office. “Scott and his practice are in direct alignment with the type of talent we are strategically adding to serve clients in Dallas and beyond.”
Ellis focuses his practice on the representation of companies, private equity funds, family offices, and other financial sponsors in strategic initiatives and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity structuring, securities offerings, restructurings, and the financing of portfolio companies. He also advises real estate funds and developers in a variety of transactions, including joint ventures and related transactions.
“Greenberg Traurig provides an opportunity to expand my practice and I plan to play a crucial role in the continued growth and development of the firm,” said Ellis. “I am proud to be a part of a firm that is focused on quality in strategic areas of practice important to clients today.”
Ellis received both his J.D. and M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University in 2004. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998.
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: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.