Washington, D.C. – Oct. 19, 2021– Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has expanded its award-winning Corporate Practice with the addition of Tamara Rizkalla as a shareholder in the Washington, D.C. office. Rizkalla joins the firm from McGuireWoods.
Rizkalla will focus her practice on health care industry transactions, regulatory, and compliance matters. She advises private equity funds and health care clients, including health care industry entrepreneurs, on structuring transactions, evaluating investment-related regulatory risks, and a variety of legal aspects of day-to-day operations and regulatory compliance.
“Tamara’s experience working with private equity funds and health care clients complements our corporate, health care, and regulatory capabilities here in Washington, D.C. and across the firm. We are thrilled to have Tamara join our growing Corporate Practice,” said Ernest LaMont Greer, co-president of Greenberg Traurig and chairman of the Washington, D.C. office, and Pamela J. Marple, administrative shareholder of the Washington, D.C. office, in a joint statement.
“Adding highly-skilled legal talent like Tamara is exemplary of our robust Corporate Practice’s continued commitment to focusing on client service. We are confident that her experience will enhance our ability to meet the needs of our clients in today’s rapidly changing marketplace,” said Ejim Peter Achi, co-chair of the New York Corporate Practice and co-managing shareholder of the New York Office.
“Joining Greenberg Traurig is an exciting opportunity to grow my practice across the firm’s robust global platform,” said Rizkalla. “I look forward to collaborating with peers on health care matters.”
Rizkalla earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. She earned an M.A. at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A., magna cum laude, at Edinboro University.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 500 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 2300 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 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: www.gtlaw.com