Tallahassee (PRWEB) August 19, 2013
The 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America lists 11 attorneys from the Tallahassee office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. In total, 131 attorneys from across the seven Florida offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. are on the list. The firm is top-listed across 18 practice areas in the state and nine in the Tallahassee office.
“We are proud that our peers recognize the top flight talent we have in the Tallahassee office of Greenberg Traurig,” said Fred W. Baggett, managing shareholder of the Tallahassee office. “Our attorneys represent the best and brightest across a wide array of practice areas.”
Inclusion in Best Lawyers 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.
The Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America, their corresponding category/practice area(s), and the year they were first listed are as follows:
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
Tallahassee lawyer Fred F. Harris received special recognition as the 2014 Tallahassee Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year." Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is given this title.
For the 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.
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.