MIAMI – June 6, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 25 of its Florida attorneys have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2018 Guide (“Guide”). The Guide also recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in “Real Estate” and “Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense.” This is the second consecutive year Greenberg Traurig has been recognized as a “Top-Tier” firm in Real Estate; the practice was also previously recognized in 2013 and 2014. This year’s recognition comes shortly after the firm received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Real Estate.

Firm-wide, The Legal 500 United States 2018 recognized more than 120 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 33 of the firm’s practice areas, with two recognized as “Top-Tier.”

According to the publisher, the acknowledgements recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The recognitions 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 Guide regarding Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys include:

• … “provides ‘a very high level of service,’ and the team is praised for its ‘quick response times, strong business acumen and solid industry knowledge’”
• … “ ‘tactical and strategically superior’ team provides ‘great client service, high commercial acumen, quality of work and attention’ in cases involving intellectual property, consumer lending and regulatory matters”
• … “significant geographic reach and litigates cases around the country”
• ... “a firm that is not afraid to try cases”
• …. “practical and business-oriented”
• … “responsive and proactive approach to its work”
• … “exceptional”
• … “highly knowledgeable and responsive”
• … “very strong industry knowledge and service levels”

The Greenberg Traurig Florida lawyers listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 edition based on the guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

Fort Lauderdale

Noam Lipshitz - Tax - US - Non-Contentious
Bruce I. March - Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate and Commercial; Mergers & Acquisitions - Large Deals ($1bn+)
David C. Peck - Healthcare - Health Insurers

Miami

Kerri L. Barsh - Environment - Litigation; Environment - Regulatory
Hilarie Bass - Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense
Jacqueline Becerra - Dispute Resolution - Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense
Mark D. Bloom - Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) - Corporate
David A. Coulson - Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense
Seth J. Entin - Tax - International Tax; Tax - US - Non-Contentious
Richard J. Giusto - Real Estate
Paul J. Keenan, Jr. - Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) - Corporate
Nancy B. Lash - Real Estate
Erika G. Litvak - Tax - International Tax
Patricia Menéndez-Cambó - Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate and Commercial; Mergers & Acquisitions - Large Deals ($1bn+)
Elliot H. Scherker - Dispute Resolution - Appellate
Ozzie A. Schindler - Tax - US - Non-Contentious

Tallahassee

Michael J. Cherniga - Healthcare - Health Insurers; Healthcare - Service Providers
Barry Richard - Dispute Resolution - Appellate

Tampa

Richard C. McCrea Jr. - Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
Christopher Torres - Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Toxic Tort - Defense
David B. Weinstein - Dispute Resolution - Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense; Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Toxic Tort - Defense; Environmental - Litigation; Environment - Regulatory
Peter W. Zinober - Labor & Employment - Labor & Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions) - Defense

West Palm Beach

Joseph C. Coates III - Dispute Resolution - International Litigation; Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense
Tracy L. Gerber - Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense
Bradford D. Kaufman - Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense

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 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.comw Twitter: @GT_Law.