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Jillian Askren Joins Greenberg Traurig in Tampa

TAMPA – Oct. 9, 2017 Jillian M. Askren  has joined global law firm, Greenberg Traurig, P.A., as an Associate in the firm’s Tampa Litigation Practice.

Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice has handled complex and high-stakes litigation in challenging jurisdictions around the world. The firm’s client teams are crafted from its wide-ranging platform of legal services based on the industry, forum, and stage of litigation involved, to match firm experience to clients’ specific needs. Greenberg Traurig’s vast trial experience enables the firm to not only effectively try cases, but also to deliver strategic and creative alternatives when trial is not in a client’s best interests. In addition, Greenberg Traurig has broad U.S. jurisdictional capabilities that allow the firm to efficiently manage portfolios of matters and multi-district litigation wherever needed.

Askren joined Greenberg Traurig after completing judicial clerkships with Judge Eugene E. Siler, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She also was a Summer Honors Law Clerk for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.

Askren received her Juris Doctor summa cum laude at William & Mary Law School, where she finished first in her class (tied), served as Lead Articles Editor for the William & Mary Law Review, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. She received her Bachelor’s Degree summa cum laude with a double major in Political Science and Economics from the University of Central Florida.

About Greenberg Traurig – Tampa

The Tampa office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. represents clients in a broad array of civil and white-collar litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—in Florida, around the country, and on a cross-border basis. Our lawyers also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, intellectual property & technology, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors' rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with the firm's six other Florida offices to provide seamless statewide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Six Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. NewsBest Law Firms®.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and we are currently celebrating our 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GT—for the 11th consecutive year—has the most attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America (2018) and is among the Litigation Standout firms in the BTI Consulting Group’s Litigation Report: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms (2018). We are proud to have earned a No. 1 Ranking, African American Partners, and No. 1 Ranking, Hispanic American Partners, on The American Lawyer’s 2017 Diversity Scorecard, and to be listed among the Top 5, Number of Female Partners, Women’s Scorecard, The National Law Journal (2017). Our firm also has a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (2017).