PHILADELPHIA – Feb. 17, 2015 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced the elevation of three attorneys in its Philadelphia office: Caleb J. Holmes to shareholder, and Nataliya Rymer, and Jelena Vojinovic to of counsel. Firmwide, Greenberg Traurig elevated 32 attorneys to shareholder and 20 to of counsel to its 2015 class. In addition, the firm also announced record financial performance for 2014.
Holmes, a member of the firm’s Environmental Practice, focuses his practice on environmental and commercial litigation. He has a wide range of experience in environmental transaction and regulatory counseling matters. He represents businesses in state and federal courts in environmental and commercial litigation matters. He advises and represents industrial and state clients on environmental issues arising in permitting and compliance activities, as well as business and real estate transactions generally.
Rymer, a member of the firm’s Business Immigration and Compliance Practice, focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, including professionals, managers, and executives; artists and entertainers; treaty traders and investors; immigrant investors; and persons of extraordinary ability. Rymer also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence matters, including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations.
Vojinovic, a member of the firm’s Public Finance Practice, focuses her practice on public and private financing transactions, and has acted as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel, and purchaser and credit enhancement counsel in transactions throughout the United States. She is experienced in the area of tax-exempt bond financing for multifamily housing projects, universities, 501(c)(3), public utilities, and municipalities. Vojinovic also has experience in real estate based lending, securitization, and derivative transactions.
“Those named to our class of 2015 represent the firm’s commitment to excellence in the delivery of legal services. They live the special culture that is Greenberg Traurig. Because of professionals like these throughout the firm, we have been able to remain committed to unmatched coverage of the United States. We also have a highly focused international expansion based on excellence and strength rather than simply geographical spread that in itself adds no value to our clients and which could dilute our quality, culture, and financial condition,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Greenberg Traurig’s CEO.
The firm appears in The BTI Client Service A-team 2015, 2014, and 2013 reports among The BTI Client Service 30, an elite group of 30 law firms most recognized, by clients, for providing excellent client service. It is also among the Power Elite in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report assessing the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships.