BOCA RATON and WEST PALM BEACH, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014
The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 18 attorneys from the Boca Raton and West Palm Beach offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. The firm is top-listed across 9 practice areas in the state.
For the eighth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig – with over 350 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 2015 edition of its publication.
Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas.
Three Greenberg Traurig West Palm Beach 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 attorneys recognized as Lawyers of the Year, with their respective location and practice area are:
Bridget A. Berry, Litigation – Labor and Employment, West Palm Beach
Mark F. Bideau, Ligation – Construction, West Palm Beach
Bradford D. Kaufman, Securities / Capital Markets Law, West Palm Beach
The Greenberg Traurig Boca Raton and West Palm Beach attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America cover more than 22 different practice areas. Phillip H. Hutchinson is honored for the first time. The attorneys are listed with their corresponding category/practice area(s) and the year they were first recognized:
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 and Finance
Robert J. Robes (2013) – Trusts and Estates
West Palm Beach
Bridget A. Berry (2012) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Construction; Litigation-Labor and Employment; Litigation-Real Estate
Mark F. Bideau (2009) – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Employment Law-Management; Litigation-Construction; Litigation-First Amendment; Litigation-Labor and Employment; Litigation-Land Use and Zoning; Litigation-Real Estate; Litigation-Securities; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action-Defendants
Joseph C. Coates III (2011) – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation-Securities
Tracy L. Gerber (2014) – Litigation-Securities
Laurie L. Gildan (2009) – Litigation-Real Estate; Real Estate Law
Phillip H. Hutchinson (2015) – Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
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 (2014) – Commercial Litigation
Robert Sanders (2010) – Land Use and Zoning Law
Stephen D. Sanford (2010) – Public Finance Law
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.