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LOS ANGELES, CA — March 7, 2019 — Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated Michael H. Davis, Ashley M. Farrell Pickett, Matthew L. Friedrich, Irene Pyun Kim, Jane Kim, and Lisa Li to shareholder. Colin W. Fraser, Michael D. Lane, and Saxon Peters were elevated to of counsel. All nine attorneys reside in the firm’s California offices.

Firm-wide, Greenberg Traurig announced the elevation of 32 attorneys to shareholder and 27 to of counsel/counsel in more than 20 areas of legal practice. The firm, which earlier this year opened its 30th office in the United States and 39th worldwide, also reported a fifth consecutive year of record revenue of more than USD $1.55 Billion, an increase of USD $80 Million over 2017.

Michael Davis (Los Angeles) represents real estate funds, REITs, institutional and non-institutional real estate investors, developers, operators, and financial institutions in a broad range of real estate matters.

Ashley Farrell Pickett (Los Angeles) is a litigator who focuses in the areas of employment and general business law. She has deep experience in both state and federal courts, ranging from complex individual claims to bet-the-company nationwide class actions.

Matthew Friedrich (Los Angeles) focuses his practice on commercial real estate matters, including the representation of private and institutional real estate investors, developers, and operators.

Irene Pyun Kim (Orange County) works with real estate investment trusts (REITs), real estate funds and their advisors, and banks in connection with the purchase and sale and financing of commercial properties.

Jane Kim (San Francisco) is a member of the firm’s Corporate Practice. She focuses on the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and also represents both public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, equity financings, and general corporate matters.

Lisa Li (San Francisco) focuses her practice on patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, as well as prosecution, management, and enforcement of trademarks globally.

Colin Fraser (Orange County) is a commercial litigator representing businesses in a broad spectrum of trial- and appellate-level disputes involving intellectual property, commercial contracts, state and local taxes, and advertising and unfair competition claims.

Michael Lane (Sacramento and San Francisco) has extensive commercial litigation experience in state, federal and administrative courts, and in arbitration and mediation. He has represented clients in many complex litigation cases involving class actions, commercial claims, trade secrets, products liability, and labor and employment issues.

Saxon Peters (Sacramento) is a corporate and securities attorney with a focus on the representation of early stage companies and venture investors.

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About Greenberg Traurig, LLP — California
Greenberg Traurig has more than 175 corporate, entertainment, government law and policy, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and taxation attorneys in California, located in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.