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HOUSTON – August 15, 2018 – Twenty-six attorneys from the Texas offices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are included in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

Nationwide, the guide lists 364 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and recognizes 30 of them as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practices and markets. This is the 12th consecutive year that the firm has had more attorneys listed in the guide than any other law firm.

Best Lawyers also recognized four Texas shareholders as a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year.” According to Best Lawyers, inclusion in its guide is completely based on peer-review and only one lawyer in each practice and designated metropolitan area is recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

The Texas Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized as a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” include:

The twenty-six Texas Greenberg Traurig attorneys listed in the 2019 Best Lawyers edition include:

  • Thomas J. Bond – Administrative/Regulatory Law/Government Relations Practice/Insurance Law, Austin
  • Francis (Frank) R. Bradley III – Banking and Finance Law, Houston
  • Nan B. Braley – Banking and Finance Law, Dallas
  • Kristen T. Burke – Immigration Law, Houston
  • Michael L. Burnett – Construction Law/Litigation - Construction, Houston
  • Mark G. Chretien – Patent Law, Houston
  • Joseph F. Coniglio – Health Care Law, Dallas
  • Jordan W. Cowman – Employment Law – Management/Litigation – Labor and Employment, Dallas
  • Karl G. Dial – Bet-the-Company Litigation/Commercial Litigation/Litigation – Banking and Finance/Litigation – Intellectual Property/Litigation – Securities, Dallas
  • Kyle K. Fox – Corporate Law/Mergers and Acquisitions Law/Securities/Capital Markets Law, Austin
  • Shari L. Heyen – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law/Litigation – Bankruptcy, Houston
  • Christopher M. LaVigne – Commercial Litigation, Dallas
  • James R. Leahy – Energy Law/Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants/Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Houston
  • Mary-Olga Lovett – Commercial Litigation, Houston
  • Michael L. Malone – Health Care Law, Dallas
  • Demetrius G. McDaniel – Administrative/Regulatory Law/Government Relations Practice, Austin
  • Kent Newsome – Real Estate Law, Houston
  • David A. Oliver – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Houston
  • Tina M. Ross – Real Estate Law, Dallas 
  • Barry Senterfitt – Insurance Law/Reinsurance Law, Austin
  • Ben D. Tobor – Copyright Law/Patent Law/Trademark Law, Houston 
  • Rene A. Treviño – Patent Law, Houston
  • Charles Skip Watson – Appellate Practice, Austin
  • Labry Welty – Tax Law, Dallas
  • Thomas L. Woodman – Insurance Law, Dallas
  • Wayne A. Yaffee – Banking and Finance Law/Real Estate Law, Houston

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Greenberg Traurig has more than 125 attorneys in Texas, serving clients from offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston.

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.