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Greenberg Traurig Elevates 3 Attorneys in its Washington, D.C. Office

WASHINGTON, D.C.  April 6, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated Samantha Ahuja and Nicholas N. Palmer to shareholder and Michael Pusateri to of counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.  

Firmwide, Greenberg Traurig announced the elevation of 44 attorneys to shareholder and 34 to of counsel in more than 20 areas of legal practice. The firm, which spans 41 offices worldwide, also reported a sixth consecutive year of record revenue of more than USD $1.64 billion.

“Samantha, Nick, and Michael are exceptional attorneys whose legal acumen and attention to client service are noteworthy, and we are proud of their accomplishments,” Washington, D.C. Co-Managing Shareholders Laura Metcoff Klaus and Robert Mangas said in a joint statement.

Ahuja focuses her practice on hotel acquisitions, operations, development and finance, hotel management agreements, licensing agreements, and commercial real estate acquisition and sale. She advises domestic and international clients on the acquisition and disposition of hotels and other commercial property, hotel management and operations, franchising, licensing and branding, restaurant management agreements, lease negotiations, and casino agreements.

Palmer focuses his practice on commercial real estate and hospitality matters. He represents clients in connection with the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, and leasing of office, retail, and mixed-use buildings. Palmer also represents clients in connection with the acquisition, disposition, management, franchising, licensing, and branding of hotels and resorts.

Pusateri defends national and international companies and individuals in state, federal, and administrative tribunals across the country. He has represented the mining and insurance industries in rulemaking proceedings, regulatory challenges, adjudications, and appeals before the Department of Labor and the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has also defended clients from the food, pharmaceutical, publishing, energy, and financial service sectors, among others.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office is home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals with strategic experience helping companies of all sizes to navigate the federal government. The office’s work encompasses governmental affairs, federal procurement, global trade and investment, corporate and securities, health and FDA business, litigation, government contracts, antitrust, insurance recovery and advisory, energy, hospitality, telecommunications, real estate, intellectual property, representation of foreign governments, and national defense and homeland security. Greenberg Traurig’s clients range from the federal defense sector to energy, telecommunications, and health care companies, which the firm represents before government agencies, regulatory bodies, Congress, and the courts. The firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys are also involved in handling a wide range of regulatory, corporate, and finance work for clients in these industries.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,200 attorneys in 41 offices 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.