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Matthew Gorson and Jaret Davis listed in Florida Trend’s Florida 500

                  Cesar Alvarez recognized as a Florida Trend 500 Living Legend

MIAMI – Oct. 5, 2020 – Matthew B. Gorson, senior chairman of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., and Jaret L. Davis, co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Miami office, have been named to the Florida Trend 2020 “Florida 500” list of the most influential legal executives in the state.

Cesar Alvarez, senior chairman of Greenberg Traurig, is recognized as one of the magazine’s original Florida 500 “Living Legends” from 2018-2019.

The Florida 500 is the product of a year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend resulting in a personal, engaging look at the state’s most influential business leaders across major industries, according to the publication. Executives are selected for inclusion based on extensive contacts in regional business circles, multiple interviews, and months of research, culminating in a highly selective biographical guide.

As senior chairman of Greenberg Traurig, Gorson oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s Southeast and California offices and previously served as the firm’s president and chairman. He joined Greenberg Traurig in 1973 as the firm’s 14th lawyer and became one of the most prolific and in-demand real estate attorneys in South Florida. His work over the last three decades has played a key role in revitalizing the urban landscape and changing the skyline of Downtown Miami, Brickell Avenue, Miami Beach and Sunny Isles. As the former chair of the firm's national Real Estate Practice, Gorson was instrumental in developing Greenberg Traurig’s reputation as a real estate powerhouse.

Davis has co-led Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office for over a decade and is a member of the firm’s global Executive Committee and a shareholder in the Corporate Practice. He oversees approximately 170 attorneys and 200 business staff based in the firm’s founding office and focuses his corporate and securities practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and large financings. He has also served as one of several leaders leading Greenberg Traurig efforts globally to be a dominant player in the technology industry.

Alvarez, currently senior chairman of Greenberg Traurig, previously served as the firm's executive chairman for more than three years and as its chief executive officer for 13 years. Under Alvarez’s leadership, the firm was recognized as the fastest-growing law firm in the United States and became one of the Top 10 law firms in the United States.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 40 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.