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Greenberg Traurig Strategically Expands Litigation Practice, Adds Gregory Nylen in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY – September 10, 2019 – Gregory A. Nylen has returned to global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as of counsel in the firm’s Orange County office and a member of the firm’s award-winning Global Litigation Practice. Nylen was a litigator in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office from 2000 to 2014 and rejoins the firm after launching a successful company. He has more than 29 years of experience litigating complex commercial cases across many industries.

“We are proud to have someone of Gregory’s caliber and reputation return to our Litigation Practice,” Global Litigation Practice co-chairs Lori G. Cohen and Jeff E. Scott said in a joint statement. “His significant, well-rounded experience in complex litigation matters will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

“We are excited to welcome Gregory back to the firm,” Greenberg Traurig’s Orange County co-managing shareholders Bruce Fischer and Susan L. Heller noted in a joint statement. “His addition highlights our commitment to hiring top-tier practitioners, and our clients and their businesses stand to benefit from his knowledge and experience as a litigator.”

Nylen handles matters across a wide range of areas, including intellectual property disputes, entertainment litigation, anti-counterfeiting enforcement for luxury brands, class action defense, food and beverage law, and general business litigation. His clients include the owners of significant intellectual properties, including copyrights, trademarks, and domain names, as well as businesses involved in sophisticated commercial litigation. Nylen earned his J.D. from University of Southern California, an M.A. in Communications Management from University of Southern California, and B.A. in Motion Picture/Television (UCLA Film School) from the University of California at Los Angeles. Greg also is a co-founder of the award-winning Barley Forge Brewing Company in Costa Mesa, California. Barley Forge was chosen as Best Brewery in Orange County by the OC Weekly and Orange County Register, and has won numerous awards for its beer, including at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup.

“I am thrilled to be once again working with my colleagues at Greenberg Traurig,” Nylen said. “The firm offers a collaborative culture across multiple practice areas and a geographic platform that will benefit my clients greatly, at a time when intellectual property and litigation issues are center stage in California and across the United States.”

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, 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.