100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

NEW YORK – June 16, 2016 – More than 100 attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide to outstanding lawyers. In addition, the Guide recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in the “Real Estate and Construction” category for the second consecutive year. The Legal 500 United States 2016 also recognizes 31 of the firm’s practice areas.

The four Greenberg Traurig attorneys below are on the Guide’s elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

According to the publisher, the rankings recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with private practice lawyers, in addition to Legal 500’s independent research in the legal market.

Some of the commentary published in The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide regarding Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys include:

  • …‘very responsive and incredibly knowledgeable’ team
  • … ‘a deep drive for outstanding client service’
  • … The ‘seasoned attorneys’ ensure that the ‘level of service is excellent’ and that the ‘advice is very good and always on target.’
  • Greenberg Traurig provides ‘superior service and results.’
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s clients praise the ‘excellent’ service level supplied by a ‘dedicated team that fully understands our complex business model.’
  • Greenberg Traurig ‘achieves a trifecta of quality, efficiency and availability’…

The Greenberg Traurig lawyers listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2016 editorial based on the guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

Attorney Recognized In Attorney Location
Derek J. Anchondo Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas Houston
Douglas C. Atnipp

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory

Houston
Ian C. Ballon Intellectual Property - Copyright Silicon Valley
Johnine P. Barnes Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling Washington, D.C.
Christopher L. Barnett Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Miami
Kerri L. Barsh Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation Miami
Hilarie Bass Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense Miami
Robert H. Bernstein

Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

New Jersey
Charles S. Birenbaum Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations San Francisco
Dennis J. Block M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) New York
Mark D. Bloom Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate Miami
James N. Boudreau Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense Philadelphia
Robert S. Brams Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Washington, D.C.
William D. Briendel Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense New York
Kelly Dobbs Bunting Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling Philadelphia
Michael L. Burnett Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Houston
Iskender H. Catto

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory

New York
Michael J. Cherniga Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers Tallahassee
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals New York
Francis A. Citera Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) Chicago
Joseph C. Coates III Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense West Palm Beach
Lori G. Cohen Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Defense Atlanta
Joseph F. Coniglio Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers Dallas
David A. Coulson

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco)

Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation – Defense

Miami
Donald S. Davidson Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation – Defense San Francisco
Richard A. Edlin Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense New York
Seth J. Entin Tax - International Tax Miami
Gary M. Epstein M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) Miami
Robert C. Epstein Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) New Jersey
Rhonda B. Esaw Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense Northern Virginia
Iris Escarra Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning Miami
Kristine J. Feher

Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling

New Jersey
Scott E. Fink Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious New York
Joseph Z. Fleming Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations Miami
Adam M. Foslid Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) Miami
Stephen T. Fowler Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Defense

Washington, D.C.

Judith D. Fryer Real Estate and Construction - REITs New York
Danielle N. Garno Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Miami
John F. Gibbons Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Chicago
Rudolph W. Giuliani Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense New York
Jerrold F. Goldberg

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations
New York
Glenn E. Goldstein Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes Fort Lauderdale
Mark E. Grantham Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Atlanta
Scott M. Grossman Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate Fort Lauderdale
Richard J. Giusto Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate Miami
Susan L. Heller

Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation

Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Non-Contentious (Including Prosecution, Portfolio Management and Licensing)
Los Angeles
Robert J. Herrington Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) Los Angeles
Nick Hockens Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning New York
Robert A. Horowitz Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense New York
John B. Hutton III Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate Miami
Harold N. Iselin Industry Focus - Healthcare: Health Insurers Albany
Robert J. Ivanhoe Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate New York
Kate Kalmykov Labor and Employment - Immigration New Jersey
Barbara T. Kaplan Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious New York
Kurt A. Kappes Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets Sacramento
Bradford D. Kaufman Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense West Palm Beach
Paul J. Keenan Jr. Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate Miami
Gregory W. Kehoe Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Tampa
Justin F. Keith Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations Boston
Mark D. Kemple Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense Los Angeles
Leslie A. Klein Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Phoenix
Steven B. Lapidus Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Miami
Wendy Johnson Lario

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling

New Jersey
Gregory K. Lawrence

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

Boston
Peter H. Lieberman M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) Chicago
Corey E. Light Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate Chicago
David Long-Daniels

Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Atlanta
Ian R. Macdonald Labor and Employment - Immigration Atlanta
Pamela J. Mak Labor and Employment - Immigration Northern Virginia
Steven M. Malina Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense Chicago
Michael L. Malone Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers Dallas
Jeffrey D. Mamorsky Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation New York
David G. Mandelbaum Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation Philadelphia
Alan Mansfield

Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco)

New York
Patrick F. Martin Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling Miami

Terri A. Mazur

 

Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense New York
Terence P. McCourt Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations Boston
Kenneth M. Minesinger

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory

Washington, D.C.
Nancy A. Mitchell Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate New York
Marc L. Mukasey Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense New York
Howard L. Nelson Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory Washington, D.C.
Denny O'Shea Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning Fort Lauderdale
A. John Pappalardo Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Boston
Paul B. Ranis Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets Fort Lauderdale
Magan P. Ray Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Silicon Valley
Laura Foote Reiff Labor and Employment - Immigration Northern Virginia
Allan D. Reiss Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power New York
Barry Richard Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals Tallahassee
John R. Richards

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling

Atlanta
Micala Campbell Robinson Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense New Jersey
Erik S. Rodriguez Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations Atlanta
Bobby Rosenbloum Intellectual Property - Copyright Atlanta
Ian M. Ross Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes Miami  
Arturo Ross Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations Miami
Peter G. Rush Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense Chicago 
Sanford M. Saunders Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Washington, D.C. 
Elliot H. Scherker Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals Miami
Ozzie A. Schindler Tax - International Tax Miami
Mark P. Schnapp Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense Miami  
Martha J. Schoonover Labor and Employment - Immigration Northern Virginia
Paul J. Schumacher Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense Los Angeles
David M. Schwartzbaum M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) New York
Jeff E. Scott Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes Los Angeles
Paul M. Seby Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort - Defense Denver
Jay A. Segal Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning New York
Philip R. Sellinger Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes New Jersey
Francis J. Serbaroli Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers New York
Keith J. Shapiro Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate Chicago
Charles A. Simmons Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious Tampa
Robert D. Simon Tax - International Tax Washington, D.C.
Mark E. Solomons Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals Washington, D.C.
Jonathan L. Sulds

Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations

New York
George D. Sullivan Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense New York
Alan N. Sutin Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation  New York
Nancy E. Taylor

Industry Focus - Healthcare: Health Insurers

Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers

Washington, D.C.

Michael J. Thomas Real Estate and Construction – Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Miami
Christopher Torres Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort - Defense Tampa
Mary F. Voce Tax - International Tax New York
Steven J. Wadyka Jr. Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation Washington, D.C.
E. Jeffrey Walsh Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) Phoenix
David B. Weinstein

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort – Defense

Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation

Tampa
Terry R. Weiss Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense  Atlanta
Todd D. Wozniak

Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

 Atlanta
Shira R. Yoshor

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling

Houston
Peter W. Zinober Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense  Tampa
Kenneth Zuckerbrot Tax - International Tax New York

 

Overall, Greenberg Traurig is recommended in the guide in the following practice and industry areas:

  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state)
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – defense
  • Dispute resolution - Securities litigation – defense
  • Dispute resolution - White-collar criminal defense
  • Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Energy: regulatory
  • Industry focus - Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: health insurers
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: service providers
  • Intellectual property – Copyright
  • Intellectual property - Trade secrets
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment - Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Labor and employment - ERISA litigation
  • Labor and employment – Immigration
  • Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment - Labor-management relations
  • Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Real estate and construction - Land use/zoning
  • Real estate and construction - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Tax - International tax
  • Tax - US taxes: contentious

For a complete list of the rankings and editorial summaries by The Legal 500 United States 2016 researchers and editors, please click here.

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