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Multi-Office Greenberg Traurig Team Represents Riverside Partners in its Acquisitions of Convergence Northwest and Grade A Student Inc.

NEW YORK – Nov. 16, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Riverside Partners, a middle market private equity firm, in its acquisitions of Convergence Northwest, LLC and Grade A Student Inc.

Riverside Partners is a Boston-based private equity firm. It is known to focus on making control investments in North American based businesses, predominantly in the technology and healthcare industries. Founded in 2000, Convergence Northwest is a leading managed service provider based in Portland, Oregon.  Founded in 2002, Grade A Student Inc. is one of Canada’s leading IT firms providing end-to-end IT solutions for businesses. The combination of these companies, in partnership with Riverside Partners, forms a leading provider of managed IT and cybersecurity services to clients across a variety of industries.

The Greenberg Traurig team that represented Riverside was led by New York Corporate shareholder Ejim P. Achi. Other shareholders included Richard Kim (Corporate, New York), Noam Lipshitz (Tax, Fort Lauderdale), Niya Tang (Tax, New York), Leanne Reagan (Benefits, Miami), Brian Witkowski (Benefits, Chicago), David M. Greenberg (Intellectual Property & Technology, New York), Jim Mace (Real Estate, Las Vegas) Natasha Wilson (Labor & Employment, Atlanta) and Sean W. Bezark (Environmental, Chicago).

Additional team members included Houston Corporate Of Counsel Audrey Chang, New York Corporate associates Jeongseok Jay Yu, Alexander Mandel, Katarina Varriale and Christine Plagmeijer, New York Intellectual Property associate Sandy Chiu, and Las Vegas Real Estate associate Emina Kwok.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

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: