TAMPA, Fla. – Dec. 18, 2015 – The Tampa office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. continues in its expansion mode with the recent addition of three new associates to the office’s Litigation Practice.
“We are pleased to welcome three outstanding associates who we are confident will help us further Greenberg Traurig’s success and growth in the Tampa market following our recent move,” said David B. Weinstein, Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Tampa office. Weinstein also serves as Chair of the Environmental & Toxic Torts Litigation Practice.
Danielle M. Diaz, an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group for eight years, transferred to Tampa from Greenberg Traurig’s Washington D.C. office in September. She focuses her practice on litigation involving contract disputes, administrative law, and commercial and regulatory claims against the federal government. Diaz attended the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude, served as Managing Editor of the University of Miami Law Review, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. She is very active in pro bono matters with the firm and was listed as a “Rising Star” in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers in 2014-2015.
Laura Bassini joined Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation practice group after completing a two-year judicial clerkship with Justice R. Fred Lewis of the Florida Supreme Court. She focuses her practice on business, environmental, and white-collar matters, including appeals. Bassini attended the University of Miami School of Law where she graduated summa cum laude, served as Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review, and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Ryan T. Hopper joined Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation practice group after serving as a judicial law clerk to the District Judge Roy B. “Skip” Dalton Jr. of the Middle District of Florida. He focuses his practice on environmental, business, and white-collar matters. Hopper received his B.A., summa cum laude, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Florida where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Order of the Barristers, and the Order of the Coif.