NEW YORK – March 30, 2022 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig is pleased to announce that, in addition to its other contributions and activities in support of the Ukrainian people in response to the improper Russian invasion, the firm has now aligned with leading Ukrainian law firm Avellum, based in Kyiv, by arranging to place a group of Avellum associates in such areas as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Real Estate, International Arbitration, Competition, and Tax in Greenberg Traurig offices. Initially, Avellum lawyers will be seconded to Greenberg Traurig offices in London, Amsterdam, and Berlin.
“Avellum is a leading law firm in Ukraine and we appreciate this opportunity to support and mentor these fine lawyers across our firm," said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Executive Chairman of Greenberg Traurig. “When this war successfully ends, we also look forward to playing a role in helping to rebuild this country through our deep global experience in real estate, infrastructure, finance, M&A, capital markets, investment funds, disputes, and other areas, and expect to build on our relationships with Avellum in doing so.”
“We are extremely grateful to Greenberg Traurig for their invaluable support of our lawyers and our firm in these hard times. We hope that this war will be over soon and all of us will be happy to work hard on rebuilding Ukraine,” said Mykola Stetsenko, Managing Partner of Avellum.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 42 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.