ATLANTA – March 10, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated Jake Phillips to shareholder and Brett E. Moskowitz, Keshia M. Tiemann, and Justin K. Victor to of counsel in the firm’s Atlanta office.
Firmwide, Greenberg Traurig announced the elevation of 44 attorneys to shareholder. The new shareholders span 22 offices and 13 practice areas. The firm also announced the elevation to of counsel and counsel of 34 attorneys from 18 offices, practicing in 11 areas of law. In addition, the firm reported a sixth consecutive year of record revenue – more than USD $1.64 billion.
“We congratulate Jake, Brett, Keshia, and Justin on their continued success and well-deserved elevations,” said Theodore I. Blum, managing shareholder of the Atlanta office. “They are all accomplished attorneys who continue to demonstrate their leadership abilities, dedication to their clients, and commitment to their communities.”
Phillips counsels entertainment and digital media companies, as well as high profile consumer brands, on intellectual property-related matters. His practice focuses on entertainment, media, intellectual property, and technology transactions. He also provides strategic advice and counseling related to new media business models, negotiation strategy, legal exposure, and risk avoidance to clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies with digital media and entertainment-related offerings to studios and established production companies to cutting-edge start-ups and tech companies. Phillips’ experience also includes policy-related advice, advocacy, and strategy, as well as entertainment, antitrust, and general commercial litigation. Prior to practicing law, Phillips was an actor, entrepreneur, and advocate for equal opportunities in childhood education.
Moskowitz focuses his practice on representing banks and other financial institutions, private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers in a variety of complex financing transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, asset-based loans, investment grade financings, domestic and cross-border syndicated financings, first and second lien credit facilities, and acquisition financings.
Tiemann focuses her practice on representing management in a wide range of labor and employment law matters. She has represented employers on discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, FLSA and state wage and hour law matters, and handled restrictive covenants litigation. She regularly drafts employee handbooks, personnel policies, employment agreements as well as non-competition, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements. In addition, her practice includes working closely with, and counseling, employers on various federal, state, and local employment laws, corporate due diligence, and other employee matters.
Victor is a counselor and trial lawyer who has assisted clients in recovering over $100 million in complex civil litigation, including non-compete and trade secret matters in state and federal court. Additionally, since 2015, he has defended claims on behalf of clients totaling more than $300 million. For example, Victor defends employers in class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and related state wage and hour laws; single-plaintiff claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and/or constructive discharge brought in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Victor also defends executives and board members in direct actions and class actions arising under state and federal law. In addition to an active litigation practice, Victor counsels employers of all sizes in the design and implementation of employment policies, practices, proactive audits, and workplace training.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.