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MIAMI – June 25, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 17 of its Florida attorneys are recognized in Florida Trend magazine’s 2019 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top two percent of lawyers practicing in the state of Florida.

Seven Greenberg Traurig shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, Burt Bruton, Gary A. Saul, and Elliot H. Scherker; Tallahassee Shareholder Barry Richard; and Tampa Shareholders Richard C. McCrea Jr. and David B. Weinstein. Hall of Fame designees have been recognized by Legal Elite every year for at least the past decade.

Miami Associates Andrew C. Sharpe and Stephanie Peral are also recognized by Legal Elite as Up and Comers. Respected by their peers for excellence in the legal field, these attorneys under 40 years-old represent the future of the legal profession in Florida, according to Florida Trend.

Additionally, six attorneys are being recognized by Legal Elite for the first time: Fort Lauderdale Shareholder Brian H. Koch; Miami Shareholders Steve Bassin and Sabrina R. Gallo, and Associate Stephanie Peral; Orlando Shareholder Eric A. Castleson; and Tallahassee Shareholder John K. Londot.

The nomination process for Florida Legal Elite is open to all Florida Bar members, who are asked to “name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others.”

The following Greenberg Traurig attorneys are listed among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite honorees:

Fort Lauderdale
Brian H. Koch, Litigation

Steve Bassin, Real Estate
Mark D. Bloom, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Hall of Fame
Burt Bruton, Real Estate, Hall of Fame
Sabrina R. Gallo, Litigation
Yosbel A. Ibarra, Corporate
Stephanie Peral, Litigation, Up and Comer
Francisco O. Sanchez, Litigation
Gary A. Saul, Real Estate, Hall of Fame
Elliot H. Scherker, Appellate, Hall of Fame
Andrew C. Sharpe, Real Estate, Up and Comer

Eric A. Castleson, Real Estate
Gregory W. Herbert, Litigation

John K. Londot, Litigation
Barry Richard, Litigation, Hall of Fame

Richard C. McCrea Jr., Labor & Employment, Hall of Fame
David B. Weinstein, Litigation, Hall of Fame

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 41 locations 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.