More Than 130 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2014

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More Than 130 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2014

The 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 131 attorneys from across the seven Florida offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. The firm is top-listed across 18 practice areas in the region.

For a seventh consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig – with 348 attorneys listed from across its U.S. offices – is ranked No. 1 by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2014 edition of its publication.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review, according to the website. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Six Florida lawyers received special recognition as “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is given this title. The Florida Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized as Lawyers of the Year, with their respective location and practice area are:

Carl A. Fornaris, Securities Regulation, Miami

Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Public Finance Law, Miami

Fred F. Harris, Corporate Law, Tallahassee

Gregory W. Herbert, Intellectual Property, Orlando

Richard C. McCrea, Jr., Labor Law – Management and Litigation - Labor & Employment, Tampa

Robert A. Soriano, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Tampa

The Greenberg Traurig Florida attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America cover more than 50 different practice areas. Four attorneys are honored for the first time. The attorneys are listed with their corresponding category/practice area(s) and the year they were first recognized:

BOCA RATON

Dennis W. Hillier (2007) - Real Estate Law

Jeffrey S. Kahn (2010) - Tax Law

Marvin A. Kirsner (2008) - Tax Law

Marcia H. Langley (2010) - Real Estate Law

Craig T. McClung (2012) - Tax Law

Stephen A. Mendelsohn (2013) - Litigation - Banking & Finance

Robert J. Robes (2013)- Trust and Estates

FORT LAUDERDALE

David O. Batista (2013) - Commercial Litigation

Donn A. Beloff (2006) - Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Francis B. Brogan, Jr. (2005) - Trusts and Estates

Jerold I. Budney (2010) - Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation

William R. Clayton (2010) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate

Jonathan S. Gelman (2009) - Real Estate Law

Jeffrey Gilbert (2013) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation - Real Estate

Glenn E. Goldstein (2010) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Real Estate

Scott M. Grossman (2011) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Barbara A. Hall (2007) - Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice

Jeffrey Allan Hirsch (2010) - Commercial Litigation

Kenneth A. Horky (2013) - Commercial Litigation

Stanley G. Jacobs, Jr. (2013) - Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Stephen F. Katz (2005) - Real Estate Law

Kara L. MacCullough (2012) - Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Law

Bruce I. March (2011) - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Daniel D. McCawley (2010) - Real Estate Law

Paul B. McCawley (2009) - Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

John L. McManus (2013) - Commercial Litigation

Matthew W. Miller (2011) - Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities
Regulation

Debbie M. Orshefsky (2006) - Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

David C. Peck (2006) - Corporate Law, Health Care Law

Brian J. Sherr (2007) - Real Estate Law

Michele Stocker (2013) - Commercial Litigation

MIAMI
Cesar L. Alvarez (1993) (20 years) - Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law

David A. Barkus (2011) - Corporate Law

Kerri L. Barsh (2007) - Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Environmental,
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Natural Resources Law

Hilarie Bass (2007) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation – Securities

Jacqueline Becerra (2010) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation – Securities

Ralph B. Bekkevold (2008) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Norman J. Benford (1983) (25 years) - Trusts and Estates

Richard N. Bernstein (2005) - Corporate Law

Mark D. Bloom (1993) (20 years) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Burt Bruton (2005) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Juan Pablo Cappello (2007) - Corporate Law, Derivatives and Futures Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

David A. Coulson (2010) - Commercial Litigation

Albert A. del Castillo (2006) - Public Finance Law

Alan T. Dimond (2007) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation - Real Estate

Lucia A. Dougherty (2006) - Administrative / Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

Seth J. Entin (2007) - Tax Law

Gary M. Epstein (1995) (10 years) - Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

Robert S. Fine (2012) - Government Relations Practice, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning

Joseph Z. Fleming (1983) (25 years) - Employment Law - Management, Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television, Environmental Law, Labor Law - Management, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Sports Law, Water Law

Carl A. Fornaris (2008) - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

Ricardo L. Fraga (2010) - Real Estate Law

Robert C. Gang (2006) - Public Finance Law

Laura R. Gangemi Vignola (2008) - Real Estate Law

Bruce H. Giles-Klein (2006) - Public Finance Law

Richard J. Giusto (2007) - Real Estate Law

Steven E. Goldman (2007) - Real Estate Law

Matthew B. Gorson (1987) (25 years) - Real Estate Law

Larry J. Hoffman (1989) (25 years) - Corporate Law

Kenneth C. Hoffman (2011) - Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

John B. Hutton III (2009) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Steven A. Landy (First year 2014) - Real Estate Law

Steven B. Lapidus (1995) (10 years) - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Nancy B. Lash (2008) - Real Estate Law

Juan P. Loumiet (2008) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Patricia Menéndez-Cambo (2006) - Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law

Adrienne L. Pardo (2011) - Government Relations Practice

Eliot Pedrosa (2013) - Commercial Litigation

Albert D. Quentel (1987) (25 years) - Real Estate Law

Julissa Rodriguez (2013) - Appellate Practice

Ronald M. Rosengarten (2006) - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management

Ira N. Rosner (2007) - Corporate Law, Energy Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

David L. Ross (1989) (25 years) - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation –Antitrust

Mark A. Salky (2013) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate

Gary Saul (2006) - Real Estate Law

Elliot H. Scherker (2001) (10 years) - Appellate Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar,
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Ozzie A. Schindler (2006) - Tax Law

Mark P. Schnapp (2006) – Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Marlene K. Silverman (2007) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Charles E. Stiver, Jr. (1999) (10 years) - Tax Law

Susan J. Tarbe (2007) - Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Manuel R. Valcarcel IV (2007) - Communications Law, Technology Law

David E. Wells (2008) - Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Diana S.C. Zeydel (2008) - Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

ORLANDO

Warren S. Bloom (2007) - Public Finance Law

Orlando L. Evora (2007) - Real Estate Law

Peter J. Fides II (2008) - Real Estate Law

Gregory W. Herbert (2010) - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent

Russell P. Hintze (2008) - Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law

Michael Hornreich (2003) (10 years) - Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation - Real Estate

Joseph J. JeBailey (2013) - Real Estate Law

Julie P. Kendig-Schrader (2008) - Environmental Law, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law

Adam B. Landa (2013) - Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent

Joel D. Maser (2005) - Tax Law

Jonathan M. Perry (First year 2014) - Real Estate Law

Ronald M. Schirtzer (2013) - Commercial Litigation

Alan C. Sheppard, Jr. (2013) - Real Estate Law

I. William Spivey II (2009) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Real Estate

Michael J. Sullivan (2005) - Real Estate Law

Jéan E. Wilson (2007) - Public Finance Law

TALLAHASSEE
David C. Ashburn (2008) - Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law

Fred W. Baggett (2007) - Government Relations Practice

Lorence Jon Bielby (2008) Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Technology Law

Reggie L. Bouthillier (2006) - Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental

Glenn T. Burhans, Jr. (2010) - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Michael J. Cherniga (2006) - Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law

Fred F. Harris (2010) - Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Tax Law

M. Hope Keating (2010) - Appellate Practice, Health Care Law

Robert R. McDonald (2009) - Real Estate Law

Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice (2010) - Environmental Law

Barry Richard (2006) - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation,
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

TAMPA

Gregory W. Kehoe (2009) - Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Vincent A. Marchetti (2013) - Litigation - Land Use & Zoning

Cynthia L. May (2012) - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management

Richard C. McCrea, Jr. (1995) (10 years) - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law –
Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment

Kimberly Mello (2013) - Appellate Practice

Robert A. Soriano (1993) (20 years) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy

David B. Weinstein (2005) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental

Peter Wolfson Zinober (1989) (25 years) - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment

WEST PALM BEACH

Bridget A. Berry (2012) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Real Estate

Mark F. Bideau (2009) - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Construction,
Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Howard Bregman (2008) - Real Estate Law

Joseph C. Coates III (2011) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation - Securities

Gary M. Dunkel (2010) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate

Tracy L. Gerber (First year 2014) - Litigation - Securities

Laurie L. Gildan (2009) - Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Bradford D. Kaufman (2008) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Securities, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation

David M. Layman (2010) - Real Estate Law

Patricia A. Leonard (First year 2014) - Commercial Litigation

Robert Sanders (2010) - Land Use & Zoning Law

Stephen D. Sanford (2010) Public Finance Law

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 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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