Tel Aviv – May 31, 2019 – Leading labor and employment lawyer Meira Ferziger has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as Of Counsel in the firm’s Global Labor & Employment Practice in the Tel Aviv office.
Ferziger spent the last 15 years actively involved with the emerging technology ecosystem in Israel, giving employment advice to scores of Israeli startups with operations in the United States. Ferziger is experienced in representing small to large size companies in a wide variety of industries, including cyber security, e-commerce, medical devices, bio-technology, health care, pharmaceuticals, financial services, defense, agriculture and water technology, transportation technology, and retail.
“It is not an overstatement to say that Meira is probably the most well-regarded U.S. labor and employment lawyer living in Israel. Her vast knowledge of the local industry, together with her in-depth experience in representing Israeli companies in the U.S. makes for a unique combination. Her joining Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is certain to strengthen our platform both in Israel and globally,” said Joey Shabot, the office’s managing shareholder.
“Having an accomplished attorney like Meira join us is evidence of our commitment to provide clients with the best legal talent available on a global scale,” noted a joint statement by the co-chairs of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice, Naomi G. Beer, James N. Boudreau, and David Long-Daniels.
“I am delighted to be joining Greenberg Traurig and am looking forward to further establishing the firm’s strong position in Israel, by offering clients on-the-ground labor and employment services. I look forward to becoming part of the firm’s global platform which is known for its flexibility, professionalism, and entrepreneurial spirit,” Ferziger said.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice
Members of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.
About Greenberg Traurig in Israel
Greenberg Traurig, with approximately 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in Israel, the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, is the only major international law firm with a multidisciplinary, registered office in Tel Aviv and serves as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs seeking opportunities around the world, as well as for companies exploring opportunities within Israel. The Tel Aviv location offers clients the global reach of Greenberg Traurig’s international network, connecting Israel to major commercial centers across the globe.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices 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.