WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 30, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP had several attorneys from the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia offices recognized in the 2019 Chambers USA Guide. Firmwide, more than 150 attorneys were recognized, in addition to more than 40 of the firms practices across 20 regions. Additionally, the guide ranked the firm’s Immigration Practice in Band 1 in the Washington, D.C. area.

According to its website, Chambers and Partners, UK-based publisher of annual guides in several global markets, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.

In the USA Guide, attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement.

This year, the guide ranked Martha Schoonover, Immigration & Compliance Practice shareholder in the Northern Virginia office, in Band 1.

Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia attorneys recognized in the 2019 Chambers USA Guide on either a regional or a nationwide level (some in both) are as follows: 

ATTORNEY

REGION

AREA OF PRACTICE (DESIGNATION)

Trevor J. Chaplick

District of Columbia

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Scott Meza

Northern Virginia

Corporate/M&A

Nelson F. Migdal

Nationwide

 

District of Columbia

Leisure & Hospitality

 

Real Estate

Kenneth M. Minesinger

Nationwide

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

Howard L. Nelson

Nationwide

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

Laura Foote Reiff

Nationwide

 

District of Columbia

Immigration

 

Immigration

Martha J. Schoonover

Nationwide

 

District of Columbia

Immigration

 

Immigration (Band 1)

Jason T. Simon

Northern Virginia

Corporate/M&A (Recognised Practitioner)

                                                       

For a complete listing of rankings, client and peer commentary, and editorial summaries by Chambers researches and editors, please click here.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office is home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals with strategic experience helping companies of all sizes to navigate the federal government. The office’s work encompasses governmental affairs, federal procurement, global trade and investment, health and FDA business, litigation, government contracts, antitrust, energy, telecommunications, real estate, intellectual property, representation of foreign governments, and national defense and homeland security. Greenberg Traurig’s clients range from the federal defense sector to energy, hospitality telecommunications, and health care companies, which the firm represents before government agencies, regulatory bodies, Congress, and the courts. The firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys are also involved in handling a wide range of regulatory, corporate, and finance work for clients in these industries.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Northern Virginia Office: Greenberg Traurig’s clients rely on the more than 45 attorneys in the firm’s Northern Virginia office for multifaceted, broad-based legal services. Team members’ primary goal is to assist clients in addressing their legal needs, locally, regionally, or on a global scale. They work collaboratively with colleagues around the region, or across to Europe, the UK, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. And when a matter requires it, they do not hesitate to utilize the firm’s full slate of cross border resources. Clients come to the Northern Virginia office for their corporate and securities matters, real estate transactions, wealth management and tax planning, business immigration compliance, labor and employment issues, litigation cases, and government contract needs, among others. These include the top decision makers at tech companies headquartered in the region, as well as government contractors, health care organizations, high net worth individuals, and developers. Most of the firm’s Northern Virginia attorneys are admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

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: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.