CHICAGO – Dec. 14, 2018 – Leading Lawyers, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, named 72 attorneys from the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as “Leading” or “Emerging” lawyers  in Illinois for 2019.

Leading Lawyers conducted a state-wide search surveying thousands of Illinois lawyers to determine the top lawyers in the state. The lawyers who were recommended the most often qualified as “Leading Lawyers.” The “Emerging Lawyers” represent the top two percent of lawyers in Illinois who are under the age of 40 or have practiced for less than 10 years.

Greenberg Traurig attorneys on the Leading Lawyers list include:

  • Daniel Acosta — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Gabriel Aizenberg — Commercial Litigation
  • Miriam (Mimi) G. Bahcall — Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna — Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Telecommunications Law
  • Michael J. Baum — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Sean W. Bezark — Environmental Law
  • Lawrence H. Brenman — Tax Law: Business
  • Matthew J. Cannon — Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense Law: White Collar
  • James J. Caserio — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Francis A. Citera — Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Commercial Litigation; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law
  • Abigail A. Clapp – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense Law: White Collar
  • Arthur Don — Publicly Held Corporations; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Jeffrey P. Dunning — Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Trade Secrets & Unfair Competition Law
  • Thomas E. Dutton — Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Paul J. Ferak – Commercial Litigation; Creditor’s Rights/Commercial Collection; Franchise & Dealership
  • Kevin D. Finger — Commercial Litigation
  • Herbert H. Finn — Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • Michael T. Fishman — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Paul T. Fox — Commercial Litigation
  • Mark R. Galis — Computer & Technology Law; Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • John F. Gibbons — Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense Law: White Collar
  • Daniel D. Gordon — Corporate Finance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Richard D. Harris — Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law; Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law
  • Daniel Hildebrand — Civil Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Dean A. Isaacs — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Gary R. Jarosik — Computer & Technology Law; Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • Howard K. Jeruchimowitz — Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Michael D. Karpeles — Employee Benefits Law; Employment Law: Management
  • Leslie A. Klein — Employee Benefits Law
  • Charles J. Kolin — Corporate Finance Law; Public Finance Law; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • David J. LaSota — Corporate Finance Law; Public Finance Law; Real Estate Law: Finance; Secured Transactions
  • Matthew R. Lewin — Public Finance Law
  • Peter H. Lieberman — Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Corey E. Light — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Steven M. Malina — Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Milos Markovic — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Todd A. Mazur — Corporate Finance Law; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Jane B. McCullough — Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Scott Mendeloff — Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense Law: White Collar
  • Gretchen N. Miller — Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law
  • Howard L. Mocerf — Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management
  • Jeffrey G. Mote — Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • Cameron M. Nelson — Computer & Technology Law; Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law
  • Gregory E. Ostfeld — Civil Appellate Law; Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Nancy A. Peterman — Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial
  • Rita M. Powers — Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Law: Commercial
  • John F. Prusiecki — Tax: Business
  • Peter G. Rush — Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Martha A. Sabol — Gaming & Casino Law
  • Keith J. Shapiro — Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial; International Business & Trade Law
  • Howard E. Silverman — Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • Richard A. Sirus — Employee Benefits Law
  • Samuel K. Skinner — Federal Regulatory Law; Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Publicly Held Corporations Law
  • Chad D. Striker — Corporate Finance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Lorraine M. Tyson — Public Finance Law
  • Matthew A. C. Zapf — Commercial Litigation; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law
  • Jon Zimring — Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management

Greenberg Traurig attorneys on the Emerging Lawyers list include:

  • Michael R. Cedillos — Commercial Litigation
  • Richard M. Cutshall — Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Jason B. Elster — Commercial Litigation
  • Alan R. Greenfield — Franchise & Dealership Law
  • Caitlyn E. Haller — Commercial Litigation
  • Benjamin A. Householder – Real Estate Law: Commercial
  • Meredith L. Katz — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • Eric J. Maiers — Computer & Technology Law; Copyright & Trademark Law; Intellectual Property Law; Patent Law
  • Eric Mazur — Corporate Finance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • David S. Pritzker — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance
  • David S. Repking — Commercial Litigation
  • Emily A. Sickelka — Commercial Litigation
  • Julia J. Singh — Corporate Finance Law; Securities & Venture Finance Law
  • Marc H. Trachtenberg — Advertising & Media Law; Computer & Technology Law; Data Privacy; Intellectual Property Law
  • Andrew T. White — Real Estate Law: Commercial; Real Estate Law: Finance

About Greenberg Traurig – Chicago: Greenberg Traurig's Chicago office strives to be as dynamic and diverse as the city it calls home. Since its inception in 1999, it has grown from three attorneys to more than 160 today. Lawyers in Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago office represent a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups, and practice in nearly every major practice area and industry. Offering local knowledge and broad experience, Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago lawyers work with their colleagues in Greenberg Traurig’s other offices in the United States and abroad to help clients achieve their objectives locally, nationally, and globally.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.