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Greenberg Traurig's Glenn Thompson Named to The National Black Lawyers ‘Top 40 Under 40’ in Delaware

WILMINGTON, DE – May 15, 2020– Glenn J. Thompson, an associate in the Delaware office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named a “Top 40 Under 40” attorney in Delaware by The National Black Lawyers (NBL). The honor recognizes 40 African American attorneys from each state who are under the age of 40 and have an outstanding reputation among peers, the judiciary, and the public.

According to NBL, “Top 40 Under 40” honorees are selected through a rigorous nomination and vetting process. Honorees must be nominated by current members of the NBL and are evaluated based on notable achievements, settlements, and verdicts as a lawyer; leadership and membership in other national and state specialty lawyer organizations; and rankings and ratings by leading national evaluation organizations.

NBL is a professional honorary organization of attorneys who excel in their profession and promote diversity. NBL is one of the preeminent organizations in the United States established to promote the nation’s top African American attorneys and is focused on enhancing the professional development of its members.

Thompson focuses his practice on corporate matters involving Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships. He works with buyers and sellers in negotiating acquisitions and divestitures, handles asset and stock sales, equity security offerings, conversions, and the structuring and operation of private equity funds and joint ventures. Thompson frequently renders closing opinions and third-party legal opinions on Delaware entities and counsels Delaware corporations and special committees on corporate law and governance issues. He has experience representing clients in corporate and commercial matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Delaware Office: Greenberg Traurig opened its Delaware office in 1999 in response to the unique and increasing role Delaware plays in the needs of the firm’s national and international clients. Greenberg Traurig is now one of the only global firms with a Delaware team that is able to offer clients a full complement of attorneys who have spent years solving real-world business problems by advising clients on the legal aspects of complex corporate and commercial matters and litigating in all of Delaware’s federal and state courts, including the Court of Chancery, the Complex Commercial Litigation Division of the Superior Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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: Twitter: @GT_Law