AMSTERDAM – 1 October 2020 – The Amsterdam office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will add to its Corporate/M&A team senior associate Ellen de Jong – Van den Bogaard as from 1 October. She joins the team from the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security, where she worked for more than a decade.
Ellen de Jong – Van den Bogaard has more than 15 years of experience in the legal market and specialises in European and Dutch procurement law and contract law. She focuses on the formation of contracts and disputes related to the performance of these contracts.
“Following years of commitment to the public sector, I look forward to using my knowledge and experience with complex cases in Greenberg Traurig’s dynamic and international work environment,” Ellen said. “This is an entrepreneurial law firm located in the heart of Amsterdam that experiences strong growth, offers a pleasant working atmosphere and is all around perfectly in line with my personality and ambitions. In short, Greenberg Traurig offered me an opportunity I simply had to accept!”.
Greenberg Traurig’s Amsterdam managing shareholders Cees van Oevelen and Thomas van der Vliet commented they are delighted welcoming Ellen to the firm, in their joint statement: “The development of our law firm is in full swing! Ellen has an extensive background in civil law as well as unique knowledge of procurement law, so her joining us is a new and important step in expanding our Corporate/M&A team.”
Most recently, the team was expanded with the addition of prominent M&A and Private Equity partners Bas Vletter and Herald Jongen, and with Banking & Finance partner Sabine Schoute. Greenberg Traurig Amsterdam employs about 50 lawyers, tax specialists, and (candidate) civil-law notaries, and more than 15 of them are part of the Corporate/M&A team.
Greenberg Traurig Amsterdam
Greenberg Traurig Amsterdam is an integrated part of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with more than 2,200 attorneys, tax specialists and civil-law notaries, with 40 offices throughout the world. The Amsterdam office opened its doors in 2003 and was Greenberg Traurig’s first branch outside of the US.