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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized as National Law Review ‘Go-To Thought Leader’

NEW YORK – Dec. 29, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized as a 2020 “Go-To Thought Leader” by The National Law Review (NLR) for the firm’s coverage of developments in government law and policy in its client alerts, blog posts, articles, and other content. The recognition was based on NLR’s analysis of more than 20,000 pieces of thought leadership. The firm was specifically recognized for its post-election insights. In addition, Shareholders Marvin A. Kirsner and Charles O. Thompson were recognized as a 2020 “Go-To Thought Leader” for Tax and Employment Law, respectively.

According to NLR, a database of legal and business articles, it designates fewer than 1% of its authors as winners of its yearly “Go-To Thought Leader” awards. In 2020, NLR recognized 72 authors who “wrote relevant, consistent and well-thought-out legal news, and the award committee also considered pieces quoted or cited by other publications and media.”

Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its federal team in Washington, D.C., with the firm's state and local practices across the country to advocate for the interests of its clients at various levels of government. The firm's bipartisan practice includes former elected officials, as well as former top aides and policy officials from the U.S. Congress, the Executive Branch, and various state governments. This integrated group of attorneys and professionals works together to provide clients with seamless representation in virtually any forum. Access the group’s insights on its blog, Hot off the Hill.

Kirsner, co-chair of the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) Practice, focuses on corporate, transactional, and industry specific tax issues. He is a prolific writer, frequently sharing insights on the evolving tax arena. Kirsner regularly authors GT Alerts, and is a contributor to the firm’s L&E, Legacy Advisors, and Financial Services Observer blogs.

Thompson has wide-ranging experience litigating employment-related issues for public and private companies, having handled over 1,000 employment matters for clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to California startups. He has tried employment, commercial, and professional liability cases to verdict and directed verdict, and has litigated and appealed cases from California State Courts to the United States Supreme Court. Thompson has a robust class action practice and wrote extensively on topics impacting California employers from Covid-19 to the Wildfires. He often authors GT Alerts and is a regular contributor to GT’s L&E Blog.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 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 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.