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Kelly M. Pesce, Kris Lima Recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

BOSTON – March 17, 2021 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Litigation Practice Associate Kelly M. Pesce and Litigation Practice paralegal Kris Lima have been selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as Excellence in the Law honorees.

Pesce has been selected an “Up & Coming Lawyer,” which recognizes attorneys who have been practicing and admitted to the Massachusetts Bar for 10 years or less, yet have already distinguished themselves in the practice of law. Lima has been selected in the category of “Excellence in Paralegal Work.” They will be honored for their contributions to the legal community at the annual Excellence in the Law event, to be held virtually on May 13.

“We congratulate Kelly and Kris on this well-deserved recognition by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly,” said David J. Dykeman and Terence P. McCourt, co-managing shareholders of the firm’s Boston office, in a joint statement. “Kelly and Kris have both demonstrated exceptional performance in Greenberg Traurig’s strong litigation practice and an unwavering commitment to client service.”

Pesce is also a member of the Labor & Employment Practice and represents employers in virtually all areas of labor and employment law, including litigation of discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour class actions, and numerous other personnel and workplace issues. As part of her eDiscovery practice, she regularly counsels clients on a variety of information governance matters, including record retention, data privacy, and cyber security. Pesce is currently participating in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women's Leadership Program. Before joining the firm, Pesce served as a law clerk to two federal judges.

Lima has more than 20 years of experience as a paralegal. She provides paralegal support to the litigation attorneys in the firm’s Boston office across a variety of legal disciplines, including complex commercial cases, data privacy, information governance, eDiscovery, products liability, intellectual property and trademark litigation, labor and employment, and government investigations.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 75 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 40 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: