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Greenberg Traurig Ranked Capitol Inside No. 2 Texas Law Firm Lobby Practice

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 2, 2023 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Texas Government Law & Policy Practice is ranked second among the top law firm lobbying practices in Texas by Capitol Inside’s 2023 Texas Lobby Power Rankings list. Shareholder and former Texas Insurance Commissioner Thomas J. Bond is recognized on the Agency Leaders list (ranked third) and Associate Sergio Cavazos has been named a Rising Star (ranked fourth).

Demetrius G. McDaniel, regional operating shareholder of the firm’s Texas offices and co-chair of the Government Law & Policy Practice, who is listed in Capital Inside’s Texas Lobby Hall of Fame said, “It’s a true honor to have our Government Law & Policy practice ranked among the top law firms for our lobby work. As a team, we continue to provide clients with innovative solutions by adapting to the fast-changing political and business environment in Texas. All of us in Greenberg Traurig are especially proud of the well-deserved recognition received by Tom and Sergio.”

The Texas Government Law & Policy Practice is a highly experienced team of lawyers and professionals who have served in senior roles in government, such as Texas commissioner of insurance, general counsel to a Texas state senator, city attorney of Austin, chief of staff to a Texas state representative, and more. The team comprises Demetrius G. McDaniel, Thomas J. Bond, Karen M. Kennard, Elizabeth Ross Hadley, and Sergio Cavazos.

Capitol Inside has long been a respected source of news and information on state politics and government in Texas. The site features a mix of daily news and analysis with popular special projects like the Texas Lobby Power Rankings. The Lobby Power Ranking list has been released every regular legislative session since 2003.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Texas is important to Greenberg Traurig, LLP and the firm’s history. With approximately 150 Texas lawyers in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Greenberg Traurig has deep roots in the Texas business, legal, and governmental communities. Greenberg Traurig Texas works with clients to address their interdisciplinary legal needs across the state utilizing the firm’s global platform. The Texas attorneys are experienced in industries key to the state’s future, including: aviation, chemicals, construction, education, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, health care, hedge funds, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, media, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, real estate, retail, sports, technology and software, telecommunications, transportation, and video games and esports.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Austin, Denver, New York City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Tallahassee, and Washington, D.C. Most recently, Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy team was “Top Listed” for Government Relations in Best Lawyers in America’s 2018 edition. The team was also named “Law Firm of the Year” for Government Relations by the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms." The practice also received the most first-tier Government Relations rankings in the U.S.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy as a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: