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Greenberg Traurig Houston Named a ‘Top Workplace’ for 9th Consecutive Year

HOUSTON – January 8, 2019 – The Houston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named a 2018 Top Workplace by the Houston Chronicle. This marks the ninth year in a row the firm has earned a spot in the annual rankings.

In the ranking, Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office is listed as No. 25 among Houston employers in the category for companies with 50-149 local employees.  

“Company culture is something that comes about organically and is curated over time,” said Kent Newsome, co-managing shareholder of the Houston office and chair of the firm’s Texas Real Estate Practice. “Our firm believes in creating a work environment that not only gives purpose to our team members, but also develops strong mentors and leaders.” 

“We strive to create a positive working environment that embodies the firm’s culture and provides high-level service to our clients,” said Shari L. Heyen, co-managing shareholder of the Houston office and chair of the firm’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice. “It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire Houston team that we have received this recognition for nine consecutive years.”

The Houston Chronicle Top Workplace ranking showcases regional companies that create and maintain a desirable working environment. Companies featured on the 2018 list were chosen based on employee survey results. This year, more than 80,000 Houston-area employees participated in the survey, which covered workplace environment issues including company values, internal communication, career opportunity, working conditions, and quality of management.

For more information on this year’s ranking, visit

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, 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 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.