NEW YORK (PRWEB) August 21, 2013
(Aug. 21, 2013) - Robert J. Ivanhoe and Jay A. Segal, shareholders in the New York office of international law firm, Greenberg Traurig LLP, have been named "Lawyers of the Year" for Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law, respectively, in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area receives this recognition. Ivanhoe serves as Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Global Real Estate Practice, Co-Chair of the National REITs Group and Co-Chairman of the New York office. Segal serves as Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Land Development Practice.
Additionally, Greenberg Traurig is top-listed state-wide, in New York for Real Estate Law and in the White Plains metro market for Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law.
Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The "Top Listed" designation is given to the firm that has the most listed lawyers in a particular location and practice area. The award is based exclusively on number of listed attorneys.
In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" designations, 30 New York attorneys are included in the "Best Lawyers" listing of the publication.
The attorneys listed, their corresponding category/practice area(s) and the year they were first listed are:
Dennis J. Block (2006) - Corporate Law Governance, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Leslie D. Corwin (2005) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate
Richard A. Edlin (2005) - Corporate Law
Judith D. Fryer (2013) - Corporate Law
Jerrold F. Goldberg (2012) - Employment Law - Management
Linda B. Hirschson (1989) (25) - Trusts and Estates
Barbara T. Kaplan (2003) (10) - Litigation & Controversy - Tax
Warren J. Karp (2012) - Real Estate Law
Gary S. Kleinman (2009) - Real Estate Law
Thomas Leslie (2012) - Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Jeffrey D. Mamorsky (2005) - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation - ERISA
Alan E. Mansfield (2005) - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Securities
Scott Martin (2012) - Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
Barbara Meili (2005) - Corporate Law
Peter A. Miller (2011) - Real Estate Law
Nancy A. Mitchell (2007) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Stephen L. Rabinowitz (2007) - Real Estate Law
Richard A. Rosenbaum (2005) - Corporate Law
Irving Scher (2006) - Litigation - Antitrust
Paul D. Schindler (2007) - Entertainment Law - Music
Francis J. Serbaroli (2011) - Health Care Law
James I. Serota (2012) - Commercial Litigation
Howard R. Shapiro (2012) - Real Estate Law
Barry E. Shimkin (2013) - Real Estate Law
Jeffrey B. Sklaroff (2013) - Criminal Defense: White Collar
Jonathan L. Sulds (2012) - Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
Alan N. Sutin (2005) - Information Technology Law, Technology Law
Mary F. Voce (2007) - Tax Law
Edward C. Wallace (2005) - Corporate Law
Bruce R. Zirinsky (1995) (10) - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
For the seventh consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig -- with 348 attorneys listed across the firm's U.S. offices -- is top-listed by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2014 edition of its publication. Additionally, 20 Greenberg Traurig attorneys are named "Lawyers of the Year" in their respective markets and practices.
Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice spans 40 years of delivering multidisciplinary legal services for property investment, development and management, as well as real estate finance. For more information please visit the firm's website http://www.gtlaw.com
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.