Tristan J. Reiniers Joins Greenberg Traurig in Tampa

TAMPA – Oct. 2, 2017 – Tristan J. Reiniers has joined the Tampa office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., as an Associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice.

Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group provides national and international corporations with strategic legal advice on all matters concerning employment relationships. With over 150 practitioners around the globe, the firm offers national and international organizations strategic and practical legal services that are focused on maximizing human resource potential.

Reiniers has significant experience advising and defending clients in labor arbitration hearings, collective bargaining, and employment litigation, with a focus on claims of discrimination, retaliation, and failure to accommodate disabilities. He also has defended clients in matters involving unfair labor practices, actions under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, writs of certiorari challenging quasi-judicial decisions of boards, and violations of wage-hour laws, including class/collective actions.

In addition, Reiniers completed externships for Judge Maurice Paul of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida and for Judge Jay P. Cohen of the Fifth District Court of Appeal.

Reiniers received his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was a Notes & Comments Editor of the Florida Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with degrees in both economics and philosophy—both with 4.0 GPAs and as Valedictorian. After college, Tristan was awarded a Fulbright graduate fellowship to teach English at a public school in rural South Korea. When he returned, he was an English professor at the University of Central Florida before attending law school.

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. News–Best 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).