LONDON – Feb. 16, 2022 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has announced the promotion to shareholder of 60 lawyers firm-wide, including two in London. The firm also reported a historic $2 billion in revenue for FY 2021, a 15% increase over the previous year and the eighth consecutive year of record revenue.
The two new shareholders in London, Tom Dear and Jessica Ganagasegaran, are both members of the firm's market leading Private Equity Real Estate Team. The team, which specialises in real estate fund formations, joint ventures and investments in alternative asset classes, also experienced record revenue and growth in Europe for FY 2021.
“Jessica and Tom are prime examples of the exemplary service Greenberg Traurig provides to our clients,” said Fiona Adams, managing shareholder of the firm’s London office. “We’re proud to recognise these talented lawyers for this significant achievement, which they earned through hard work and dedication.”
Dear joined the firm in 2018 and advises fund managers, investors, financial institutions, and family offices on investment fund formations, structured acquisitions and disposals, and joint ventures, with a particular focus on the real estate sector.
Ganagasegaran originally joined the firm in 2017 and advises on tax and structuring aspects of UK and international transactions, including the structuring of joint ventures investing in real estate and real estate debt, development, financing, and transactions involving real estate operational businesses.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Private Equity Real Estate Team: Greenberg Traurig, LLP's London-based Private Equity Real Estate Team specialises in real estate fund formations, joint ventures and alternative asset investments, with a particular emphasis on the core plus, value add, opportunistic and debt sectors. The team acts for some of the most prominent fund managers, institutional investors, and family offices and is ranked tier 1 by Legal 500 and has received numerous awards honouring outstanding legal service, excellence in client service, and contributions to the legal profession.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Team: Greenberg Traurig, LLP's London-based Tax Team advises on all tax and structuring aspects of UK and international transactions, with a particular focus on acquisitions and disposals, funds and investment structures in the real estate and financial services sectors. The team, which includes shareholders Graham Iverson, Clive Jones, Ben Eaton and Charles Case, advises some of the leading UK and overseas asset managers, financial institutions, property managers and developers.
About Greenberg Traurig’s London Office: Greenberg Traurig, LLP in London has established itself as a multidisciplinary law firm, with more than 120 lawyers and growing. The London office provides partner-led advice to domestic and international clients on a range of matters across the legal spectrum. Lawyers at Greenberg Traurig in London advise U.K. and multinational clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, energy, real estate, financial services, automotive, retail and communications. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 42 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.