Greenberg Traurig Elevates 29 Attorneys to Shareholder, 22 to Of Counsel

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The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has elevated 29 attorneys to shareholder and 22 to of counsel positions.

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has elevated 29 attorneys to shareholder and 22 to of counsel positions. Reflecting the firm's diversified platform and wide-ranging legal experience, the new 2012 class represents 22 different locations and key areas of practice, including business reorganization and financial restructuring, corporate and securities, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and tax.

"Our unique business strategy continues to make sense for our clients and our lawyers alike: one firm, having an intense focus on adding to and further elevating the quality and integration of our 29 locations in the United States and a disciplined global reach,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Chief Executive Officer of Greenberg Traurig. “We are very proud of the dedication the attorneys elevated in the 2012 class and of their sustained commitment to addressing client needs.”

Greenberg Traurig clients have access to more than 20 major practice groups as well as a significant number of industry-specific teams working from 33 offices in an ever-increasing number of markets. In 2011, the firm opened an office in Mexico City and announced the opening of an office in Tel Aviv for early 2012. Additionally, Greenberg Traurig had a number of high-profile hires. The firm ranks fourth nationwide on The American Lawyer 2012 Lateral Report "Top Gaining Firms: Lateral Partner Hires" list, with 46 shareholders joining the firm in 2011.

Demonstrating what Rosenbaum calls “an unusually wide and deep range of top tier signature practices and industry penetration," the firm achieved the most overall first-tier rankings, most first-tier metropolitan rankings and most practice areas with first-tier rankings for the United States in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, 2011-2012.

The attorneys in the 2012 new shareholder class:

NEW SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICE, PRACTICE
Amy M. Arentowicz, New York, Real Estate
Karin L. Bohmholdt, Los Angeles, Litigation
Joseph B. Cicero, Delaware, Litigation
Jeanine Harvey Dankoff, Philadelphia, Real Estate
William C. Donovan, Boston, Corporate & Securities
Kate Eades, London, Corporate & Securities
Cory W. Eichhorn, Fort Lauderdale, Litigation
John D. Elrod, Atlanta, Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
Brandon G. Feingold, Palm Beach South, Tax
Mario J. Garcia-Serra, Miami, Real Estate
Cindy L. Hamilton, Silicon Valley, Litigation
Justin B. Kleinman, New York, Real Estate
Jay P. Lechner, Tampa, Labor & Employment
Gavin M. Loughlin, Miami, Real Estate
Marc D. McPeak, Dallas, Litigation
Christopher C. Miller, Houston, Litigation
Jason C. Moreau, Boston, Litigation
James Mountain, London, Corporate & Securities
Amber J. Münck, Denver, Litigation
Precious Murchison, Washington, D.C. , Litigation
Francisco O. Sanchez, Miami, Litigation
Laura Sixkiller, Phoenix, Litigation
Jennifer Tomsen, Houston, Litigation
Joseph A. Vallo, White Plains, Litigation
Thomas van der Vliet, Amsterdam, Tax
Kimberly A. Warshawsky, Phoenix, Intellectual Property - Prosecution
Tom West, Washington. D.C., Tax
Andrew T. White, Chicago, Real Estate
Natasha L. Wilson, Atlanta, Labor & Employment

Attorneys named Of Counsel for 2012:

NEW OF COUNSEL, OFFICE, PRACTICE
Natalia S. Ballinger, Denver, Litigation
Maury A. Bricks, Atlanta, Corporate & Securities
Heath J. Briggs, Denver, Intellectual Property - Prosecution
Geoffrey M. Cahen, Palm Beach South, Litigation
Dianne E. Carlson, Dallas, Corporate & Securities
Chris Y. Chen, Orange County, Corporate & Securities
Michael J. Chilleen, Orange County, Litigation
Brian L. Colborn, Delaware, Corporate & Securities
Kimberly G. Davis, Austin, Litigation
Sarah E. Davis, Washington. D.C., Real Estate
Jeffrey P. Dunning, Chicago, Intellectual Property - Litigation
Brenda M. Fernandez, Miami, Real Estate
Scott E. Fink, New York, Tax
Stephanie R. Galli, Philadelphia, Real Estate
Danielle N. Garno, Miami, Litigation
Kara B. Hendricks, Las Vegas, Litigation
Kristie G. King-Brown, New York, Real Estate
Michael V. LaBriola, Orange County, Tax
Daniel R. Milstein, New York, Litigation
Janna S. Nugent, Atlanta, Litigation
Denise J. Penn, New York, Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
Ellen B. Schleifstein, New York, Litigation

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2011 NLJ 250. In Mexico, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig, S.C., and in the U.K., as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Greenberg Traurig has a strategic alliance with the independent law firm, Studio Santa Maria with offices in Milan and Rome. The firm was Chambers and Partners' USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

Contact: Lourdes Brezo-Martinez - martinezl(at)gtlaw(dot)com - 212.801.2131

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