NEW YORK – May 13, 2020 – Chambers and Partners recognized the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, on its table of leading New York environment practices in the Chambers USA 2020 Guide. The editors also recognized Steven C. Russo of the firm’s New York office on their list of leading New York environment practitioners.
According to its website, Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.
Sources for Russo state he is, "good attorney with a wide breadth of experience." His practice covers permitting and a range of environmental litigation. He also has experience in brownfield development land use-related issues.
“I am gratified that Chambers USA has recognized the depth and breadth of Greenberg Traurig’s New York Environmental practice,” said Russo. “With the addition of former Deputy Counsel to Governor Cuomo Zackary Knaub in our Albany office, along with government affairs specialist Lynelle Bosworth, the firm supports clients both downstate and upstate on environmental and energy permitting and siting, EIS reviews, litigation and much more.”
Firmwide, 156 attorneys were recognized in the 2020 USA Guide in more than 40 of the firm's practices across 20 regions. The firm’s Environmental Practice received practice recognitions in the USA Guide’s nationwide list of the top 21 environment practices in the country, as well as in Colorado, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. Individual members of the firm’s Environmental Practice were ranked in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and respond to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2019 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 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: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.