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Greenberg Traurig Ranked Tier 1 in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Category of 2021 Edition of 'Best Law Firms' by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

NEW YORK Nov. 12, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been ranked Tier 1 Nationally for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.” Additionally, the firm received regional recognition for this practice category,  along with Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants in Atlanta, West Palm Beach, and Houston. Firmwide, Greenberg Traurig received the most first-tier national rankings in the report for the 10th consecutive year and received the most national and metro rankings of any law firm included in the report. 

“We are honored with a Tier 1 ranking that underscores the firm’s ongoing commitment to excellence and ability to achieve remarkable results during this challenging year. This recognition represents a cross-practice victory by three powerhouse groups within the litigation practice, and exemplifies the trust of our clients,” said Class Action Practice co-chairs, Robert J. Herrington and Stephen L. Saxl; firm Vice Chair and Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice chair Lori G. Cohen; and Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice co-chairs, Francis A. Citera and Gretchen N. Miller, in a joint statement.

Greenberg Traurig’s Class Action Litigation Practice has been national counsel in many recent high-profile class actions. The team comprises more than 80 skilled attorneys located in offices across the United States and around the world.

GT’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group is nationally renowned for its unique ability to handle bet-the-company mass torts and class actions, and parachute into the most challenging trials across the nation. Known for victories in some of the most complex mass torts in history, the attorneys in this group currently serve as national counsel or national trial counsel in all of the highest-profile major drug and device MDLs.

Greenberg Traurig's Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice brings a sophisticated and coordinated approach to trying complex cases in diverse industries, such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, energy, toxic mold, and tobacco.

According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, achieving a tiered ranking “signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.” Best Law Firms rankings involve a rigorous evaluation process that includes client feedback and peer review ratings, according to the publication. The 2021 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and the highest number of client votes received on record.

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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: