NEW YORK – Mar. 19, 2021 – Five Environmental Practice attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s are listed in the inaugural Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Environmental & Energy Lawyers guide.
Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized are:
- Kerri L. Barsh, Environmental Law & Litigation, Miami
- Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Environmental & Land Use Law, Orlando
- Jillian C. Kirn, Environmental Law & Litigation, Philadelphia
- Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Environmental & Land Use Law, Tallahassee
- Gregory R. Tan, Environmental & Energy Litigation, Denver
According to Lawdragon, the guide features attorneys who specialize in protecting the environment, helping companies enhance sustainable efforts, and transforming our focus to a greener world. Attorneys were selected through submissions, journalistic research, and editorial vetting by peers.
Barsh is co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice and represents public and private clients on an array of environmental regulatory, permitting, and litigation matters, including transactional support and due diligence, environmental assessment and liability matters, climate change, energy and infrastructure projects, wetlands and coastal permitting, complex land use projects, air quality matters, hazardous materials contamination, and other compliance and enforcement cases.
Kendig-Schrader represents both the public and private sector in land use and environmental matters and administrative litigation. She works with clients to create public/private partnerships for infrastructure needs, particularly those related to transportation.
Kirn focuses her practice on complex environmental and energy litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, and resolution of environmental liabilities identified transactions. She routinely represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts, assists clients with implementation of ESG and environmental, health, and safety management systems, and works on behalf of developers and corporations in connection with the remediation, acquisition, sale, and financing of contaminated real estate.
Nicholoson-Choice has 30 years of experience, which includes local government, environmental, land use, brownfields, construction with an emphasis in negotiating and resolving complex environmental permitting, due diligence, and litigation matters. She serves as environmental and land use counsel on multi-million-dollar projects and transactions.
Tan’s practice focuses on litigation and counseling for clients in the railroad, natural gas, petroleum, renewable energy, mining, development, home building, and telecommunications industries on complex environmental enforcement and regulatory matters.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2021 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 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: www.gtlaw.com