31 Greenberg Traurig California Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

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31 Greenberg Traurig California Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

The 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 31 attorneys from Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Up from 28 the previous year, the list includes the following California attorneys who appear for the first time: Alan A. Greenberg, Jeffrey Leacox, Mark C. Lee, Carol Livingston and Randall C. Single.

For the sixth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig -- with 363 attorneys listed across 28 of its U.S. offices -- is ranked No. 1 by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2013 edition of its publication.

According to its website, the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America was compiled based on over 4.3 million confidential evaluations provided by the leading attorneys throughout the country – the most extensive peer-review process developed by any legal referral guide. This survey process included votes from over 43,000 leading attorneys nationwide, and has now expanded to include 50,178 attorneys on its list. Because all listings are based entirely on the evaluations of currently-listed attorneys, listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded within the legal profession as a singular honor.

Additionally, in California, Greenberg Traurig is top-listed statewide and citywide, based on the number of attorneys in the following areas:

California: Government Relations Practice
East Palo Alto, CA: Commercial Litigation, Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Real Estate Law
Irvine, CA: Corporate Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
Sacramento, CA: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Government Relations Practice, Litigation - Environmental, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Technology Law

Listed below are the Greenberg Traurig California attorneys recognized, with their corresponding category/practice area and the year they were first ranked by Best Lawyers:

  •     Ian C. Ballon (2001), Information Technology Law, Technology Law
  •     Daniel H. Black (2009), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  •     Vincent H. Chieffo (2010), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television,     Entertainment Law - Music, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Media Law
  •     Jay L. Cooper (1987), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television, Entertainment Law - Music
  •     Michelle Ferreira (2011), Litigation & Controversy - Tax, Tax Law
  •     John J. Giovannone (2008),Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions
  •     William J. Goines (2007), Commercial Litigation
  •     Michael H. Goldstein (2005), Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
  •     Alan A. Greenberg (2013), Commercial Litigation
  •     Wayne R. Gross (2011), Criminal Defense - White Collar
  •     Lawrence H. Heller (2007), Trusts and Estates
  •     Gregory F. Hurley (2009), Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  •     Jeffrey C. Joy (2008), Tax Law
  •     Steven M. Katleman (2009), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  •     Jeffrey Leacox (2013), Technology Law
  •     Mark C. Lee (2013) Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  •     Raymond A. Lee (2011), Corporate Law
  •     Richard I. Leher (2008), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television, Entertainment Law - Music
  •     Carol Livingston (2013), Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  •     Gene Livingston (2009), Administrative/Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Litigation - Environmental
  •     Thomas S. Loo (2007), Corporate Law
  •     James Mattesich (2010), Government Relations Practice
  •     Heather J. Meeker (2008), Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
  •     Frank E. Merideth, Jr. (2007, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  •     James Nelson (2012), Employment Law - Management
  •     Sanford C. Presant (2008), Tax Law
  •     Alan U. Schwartz (2008), Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  •     Jeff E. Scott (2010), Commercial Litigation
  •     Randall C. Single (2013), Real Estate Law (2013)
  •     Franklin D. Ubell (2010), Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law
  •     Toni P. Wise (2009), Real Estate Law

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 35 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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