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Greenberg Traurig’s Sacramento Office Promotes and Expands Within Litigation Department

SACRAMENTO – July 11, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated litigator Deepi K. Miller to of counsel in its Sacramento office and also expanded the office with the addition of Litigation associate Lupe R. Laguna and Labor & Employment associate Yoon-Woo Nam. Laguna joined the firm from O'Melveny & Myers LLP and Nam joined the firm from Dannis Woliver Kelley.

Miller is a regulatory attorney and business litigator who represents clients in all phases of regulatory enforcement litigation, regulatory compliance, and commercial litigation. Miller defends and counsels clients in consumer product matters including California’s Proposition 65 and other California-specific consumer safety regulations. She also litigates business tort issues, professional liability claims, bankruptcy estate disputes, and real estate development matters. Miller represents clients in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, as well as in mediation, arbitration, and multidistrict litigation. She received her J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her B.A. from University of California at San Diego.

Laguna represents clients in a wide variety of complex litigation involving business disputes, consumer class actions, and sensitive government investigations. Prior to his legal career, Laguna served four years in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman, reaching the rank of Sergeant. During his service, Laguna did two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Sonoma State University.

Nam focuses his practice on labor & employment and commercial litigation. He represents employers in wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and whistleblower claims in state and federal court as well as before state and federal administrative agencies. He earned his J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and his B.A. from University of California in Santa Barbara.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Sacramento Office: Greenberg Traurig's Sacramento office represents businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to mid-cap companies and trade associations. The Sacramento government law and policy attorneys and professionals develop strategies to quickly address administrative, legislative, or regulatory issues; advocate on behalf of clients with government officials and agencies; and draft legislation. Part of the firm’s nationally recognized litigation practice, the local team handles business disputes, class action, environmental, labor and employment, government and government procurement, ERISA, Proposition 65, trade secrets and employee mobility, attorney general matters, government writs, appellate, and products liability litigation. The Sacramento corporate attorneys advise public and privately held companies on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, governance, recapitalizations and reorganizations, venture and private equity capital, offerings of securities, SEC investigations, 1934 Act compliance, and general corporate matters.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs and goals.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 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.