Greenberg Traurig Expands Litigation Practice with Addition of Senior Counsel Peter Gruenberger in New York

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International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to grow its Litigation Practice with the addition of Peter Gruenberger, who joined the firm as senior counsel in the New York office.

International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to grow its Litigation Practice with the addition of Peter Gruenberger, who joined the firm as senior counsel in the New York office. Gruenberger focuses his practice on complex business litigation. He has successfully prosecuted and defended a broad spectrum of high-profile cases in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and mediations across the United States.

“Peter brings a wealth of litigation know-how and experience to Greenberg Traurig, and I am pleased to welcome him to the firm,” said Rich Edlin, New York Litigation Practice chair. “With the addition of Peter to the practice, we will continue to strengthen our business litigation capabilities to better serve our clients and their specialized needs.”

“I am excited to join Greenberg Traurig and to work alongside a team of so many talented practitioners,” said Gruenberger. “I look forward to using my platform here to provide superior service to our clients.”

Gruenberger practice concentrates on complex business litigation, in which he has long acted as lead trial and appellate counsel in a broad spectrum of cases in state, federal, bankruptcy, and tax courts, as well as national and international arbitrations and mediations. Gruenberger has extensive experience successfully litigating antitrust class actions and Section 7 cases; securities class action and derivative cases; adversary proceedings and contested matters in high profile cases for debtors and creditors; federal income and estate tax disputes; and real estate controversies.

Gruenberger is a founding member and officer of the litigation section of the American Bar Association, and a member of special committees that drafted amendments to the discovery rule and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. He also has served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the New York City Bar Association and the Southern and Eastern District Task Forces on revisions of the Local Rules of Court.

Additionally, Gruenberger has taught, lectured, and written widely in the fields of complex litigation, trial skills, and ethics. He is a volunteer mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gruenberger earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School and B.A. from Columbia University.

About Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice comprises more than 600 litigators across a global platform. The exceptionally broad practice serves both domestic and international clients in the following areas: antitrust and competition, appellate, commercial litigation, class actions, construction, eDiscovery and eRetention, environmental, FCPA and global anti-corruption, fiduciary litigation, financial services, IP litigation, international dispute resolution, labor and employment, media and entertainment, products liability including pharmaceutical and medical device and health care litigation, real estate litigation, securities and shareholder litigation, technology, trial practice, and white collar criminal defense.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multipractice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 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

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