Miami (PRWEB) March 19, 2013
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has elevated 8 attorneys to Shareholder and 3 to Of Counsel positions in its Latin America and Iberian Practice. This talented group of newly elevated attorneys based in the New York, Miami, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City offices will further enhance the firm’s award-winning Latin America and Iberian Practice. Firmwide, 44 attorneys were elevated to Shareholder and 18 to Of Counsel positions. Reflecting the firm's diversified platform and wide-ranging legal experience, the new 2013 class represents more than 20 different locations and key areas of practice, including Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring, Corporate & Securities, Entertainment & Media, Health & FDA Business, Intellectual Property & Technology, Litigation, Real Estate and Tax.
"Greenberg Traurig has strong historical roots in Latin America that will continue to expand as a new generation reaffirms our tradition of delivering expert advice and unparalleled service to cross-border clients. I am proud of the newest class of high quality shareholders and of counsels, whose proven expertise will contribute to the continued strength and growth of the firm’s Latin America and Iberian Practice," said Patricia Menendez-Cambo, Chair, Global Practice Group of Greenberg Traurig.
The 2013 class of Shareholders joins more than 60 attorneys who currently comprise the Latin America and Iberian Practice. The practice spans across 15 Greenberg Traurig offices, bringing together multilingual and multicultural lawyers located in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New York, Orlando, Palm Beach, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.
“The elevations of 8 new Shareholders across GT’s multiple offices confirms our commitment to the continued expansion and breadth of our Latin America and Iberian Practice,” said Randy Bullard, Shareholder in the Global Practice Group of Greenberg Traurig.
Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary Latin America and Iberian team has wide-ranging experience representing U.S. and international clients who engage in cross-border business in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula, as well as advising Latin American clients on their business ventures in the Americas. The firm’s Latin America and Iberian team is consistently recognized in the various guides published by Chambers & Partners, including Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America. Recent accolades include, “Law Firm of the Year - Mergers and Acquisitions - Mexico,” Dealmakers, 2012; Winning Team, “Deal of the Year - Project Finance,” Euromoney, 2012; Winning Team, "Deal of the Year - Restructuring,” Latin Lawyer, 2012; and Winning Team, “Transaction of the Year - Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year (Over US$1 Billion),” The M&A Advisor, 2011.
Greenberg Traurig clients have access to a wide range of practices and industry-specific teams working from 35 offices in an ever-increasing number of markets. In 2011, the firm opened an office in Mexico City. The following year, the firm opened offices in Tel Aviv and Warsaw. In 2012, for the second consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig received the most overall first-tier rankings and the most first-tier metropolitan rankings for the United States in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® 2012-2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings.
About Greenberg Traurig
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.
Greenberg Traurig 2013 Shareholder Class - Latin America and Iberian Practice
ATTORNEY / OFFICE / PRACTICE
Christopher D. Castro / Miami / Real Estate
Enrique A. Conde / Miami, New York / Corporate & Securities
Hugo Lopez Coll / Mexico City / Corporate & Securities
Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés / Mexico City / Corporate & Securities
Antonio Peña / Miami, Mexico City / Corporate & Securities
Arturo Pérez-Estrada / Mexico City / Corporate & Securities
Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra / Mexico City / Corporate & Securities,Global Energy & Infrastructure
Meital Stavinsky / Miami, Washington D.C. / Government Law & Policy
Greenberg Traurig 2013 Of Counsel Class - Latin America and Iberian Practice
ATTORNEY / OFFICE / PRACTICE
Trystan Forrest / Miami / Corporate & Securities
Octavio Lecona Morales / Mexico City / Corporate & Securities
Joselino Morales Lopez / Mexico City / Litigation