Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide

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The 2015 Chambers USA Guide includes more than 180 attorneys from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. The firm has received several awards from Chambers and Partners throughout the years, including the Chambers Global Awards “USA Law Firm of the Year,” five Chambers Awards for Excellence, and a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 2015 Chambers USA Guide includes more than 180 attorneys from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. The firm has received several awards from Chambers and Partners throughout the years, including the Chambers Global awards “USA Law Firm of the Year,” five Chambers Awards for Excellence, and a Lifetime Achievement Award.

According to its website, Chambers and Partners, publisher of the annual Guide, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.

Attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement. Attorneys can also be designated as a “Senior Statesman,” “Star Individual,” “Eminent Practitioner,” “Up and Coming,” or “Associate to Watch.” The following attorneys are recognized in these special designations, in addition to any additional rankings and mentions:

  •     Tom K. Ara, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional, Up and Coming
  •     Dennis J. Block, New York, Corporate/M&A, Eminent Practitioner
  •     Lori G. Cohen, Nationwide, Product Liability: Pharmaceutical, Spotlight Table
  •     Alice Connaughton, Nationwide, REITs, Up and Coming
  •     Gary M. Epstein, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Eminent Practitioner
  •     Joseph Z. Fleming, Florida, Labor & Employment, Senior Statesman
  •     Justin Keith, Massachusetts, Labor & Employment, Associate to Watch
  •     Richard C. McCrea. Florida, Labor & Employment, Star Individual
  •     Barry Richard, Florida, Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial, Senior Statesman
  •     Irving Scher, Nationwide and New York, Antitrust, Senior Statesman
  •     Keith J. Shapiro, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Eminent Practitioner
  •     William R. Siegel, Florida, Tax, Up and Coming
  •     Peter W. Zinober, Florida, Labor & Employment, Star Individual

Listed below are the Greenberg Traurig practices areas ranked either on a state, regional, or national level in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide:

Nationwide:

  •     Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  •     Corporate/M&A : Highly Regarded
  •     Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  •     Environment
  •     Immigration
  •     Leisure & Hospitality
  •     Native American Law
  •     Product Liability & Mass Torts
  •     Real Estate
  •     REITs
  •     Retail
  •     Wealth Management

Arizona

  •     Corporate/M&A
  •     Real Estate
  •     California
  •     Media & Entertainment: Transactional
  •     Colorado
  •     Corporate/M&A
  •     Litigation: General Commercial
  •     Natural Resources & Environment
  •     Real Estate

District of Columbia

  •     Immigration

Florida

  •     Banking & Finance
  •     Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  •     Construction
  •     Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  •     Environment
  •     Labor & Employment
  •     Latin American Investment
  •     Litigation: General Commercial
  •     Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  •     Real Estate
  •     Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  •     Tax

Georgia

  •     Banking & Finance
  •     Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  •     Corporate/M&A
  •     Intellectual Property
  •     Labor & Employment
  •     Litigation: General Commercial

Illinois

  •     Banking & Finance
  •     Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  •     Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  •     Intellectual Property
  •     Real Estate

Massachusetts

  •     Banking & Finance: Public Finance

Nevada

  •     Corporate/Commercial
  •     Gaming & Licensing
  •     Litigation: General Commercial
  •     Real Estate

New Jersey

  •     Intellectual Property
  •     Labor & Employment
  •     Litigation: General Commercial

New York

  •     Antitrust
  •     Corporate/M&A : Highly Regarded
  •     Healthcare
  •     Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
  •     Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater
  •     Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
  •     Technology & Outsourcing

Pennsylvania

  •     Environment

Texas

  •     Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  •     Healthcare
  •     Real Estate

Following is the full listing of Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized in the Guide in the following markets and practice areas:
Allen D. Altman, Georgia, Tax
Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré, Florida, Banking & Finance: Transactional; Florida, Latin American Investment
Alan I. Annex, New York, Corporate/M&A
Tom K. Ara, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Douglas C. Atnipp, Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
James Bacchus, Nationwide, International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
Ian C. Ballon, Nationwide, Privacy & Data Security
David A. Barkus, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Kerri L. Barsh, Florida, Environment
Hilarie Bass, Florida, Litigation: General Commercial
Jacqueline Becerra, Florida, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Christopher L. Bell, Texas, Environment
Donn A. Beloff, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Norman J. Benford, Florida, Tax: Estate Planning; Nationwide,Wealth Management: Eastern Region
Sean W. Bezark, Illinois, Environmental
Charles S. Birenbaum, California, Labor & Employment
Daniel H. Black, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Brian H. Blaney, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
Dennis J. Block, New York, Corporate/M&A
Mark D. Bloom , Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Nationwide, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Warren S. Bloom, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Theodore I. Blum, Georgia, Corporate/M&A
Thomas J. Bond, Texas, Insurance: Regulation
Michael J. Bonner, Nevada, Corporate/Commercial; Gaming & Licensing
James N. Boudreau, Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment
Francis 'Frank' R. Bradley III, Texas, Banking & Finance
Robert Brams, District of Columbia, Construction
Timothy Bratcher, Georgia, Banking & Finance
John N. Brewer, Nevada, Corporate/Commercial
Alan Brody, New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Burt Bruton, Florida, Real Estate
Randy A. Bullard, Florida, Latin American Investment
Rebecca Lynne Burnham, Arizona, Real Estate
John J. Buttita, Nationwide, Wealth Management: Central Region
Andrew Cardonick, Illinois, Banking & Finance
Gregory J. Casas, Texas, Antitrust
Michael J. Cherniga, Florida, Healthcare
Mark Clayton, Nevada, Gaming & Licensing; Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing
Lori G. Cohen, Georgia, Litigation: General Commercial; Nationwide, Product Liability & Mass Torts; Nationwide, Product Liability: Pharmaceutical; Nationwide, Litigation: Trial Lawyers
Joseph F. Coniglio, Texas, Healthcare
Alice Connaughton, Nationwide, REITs
Jay L. Cooper, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent
David A. Coulson, Florida, Litigation: General Commercial
Cindy J.K. Davis, Georgia, Banking & Finance
Mark G. Davis, District of Columbia, Intellectual Property: Litigation; Nationwide, International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Richard F. Davis, Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
James DeCarlo, New Jersey, Intellectual Property
Albert A. del Castillo, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Jean M. DeLuca, Massachusetts, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Stephen J. Dietrich, Colorado, Corporate/M&A
Lucia A. Dougherty, Florida, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Brian L. Duffy, Colorado, Litigation: General Commercial
Richard A. Edlin, New York, Litigation: General Commercial
Troy A. Eid, Colorado Natural Resources & Environment; Nationwide, Native American Law
Seth J. Entin, Florida, Tax
Gary M. Epstein, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Orlando L. Evora, Florida, Real Estate
Kristine Feher, New Jersey, Labor & Employment
Mark E. Ferrario, Nevada, Litigation: General Commercial
Bruce Fischer, California, Real Estate
Michael T. Fishman, Illinois, Real Estate
Steven D. Fleissig, New Jersey, Real Estate
Joseph Z. Fleming, Florida, Labor & Employment
Carl A. Fornaris, Florida, Banking & Finance: Regulatory
Jonathan M. Forster, Nationwide, Wealth Management: Eastern Region
Judith D. Fryer, Nationwide, REITs
Robert C. Gang, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Laurie Gildan, Florida, Real Estate
David Gitlin, Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Richard Giusto, Florida, Real Estate
Jodi R. Goodheart, Nevada, Real Estate
Matthew B. Gorson, Florida, Real Estate
Alan Greenfield, Nationwide, Franchising
Scott M. Grossman, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Hamilton H. Hackney III, Massachusetts, Environment
Richard D. Harris, Illinois, Intellectual Property
Lawrence H. Heller, Nationwide, Wealth Management: Western Region
Shari L. Heyen, Texas, Bankruptcy
Linda B. Hirschson, Nationwide, Wealth Management: Eastern Region
John B. Hutton III, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Yosbel A. Ibarra, Florida, Latin American Investment
Harold N. Iselin, New York, Healthcare
Robert J. Ivanhoe, New York, Nationwide, Real Estate
John Jeppsen, Nevada, Corporate/Commercial
Kate Kalmykov, New York, Immigration
Robert S. Kant, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
Barbara T. Kaplan, New York, Tax; Nationwide, Tax: Controversy
Fred Karlinsky, Florida, Insurance
Warren J. Karp, Nationwide, Retail
Michael D. Karpeles, Illinois, Labor & Employment
Joel A. Katz, Georgia, Intellectual Property
Paul Keenan, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Greg W. Kehoe, Florida, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Justin Keith, Massachusetts, Labor & Employment
Julie Kendig-Schrader, Florida, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Leslie A. Klein, Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
Gary S. Kleinman, New York, Real Estate
Kevin Kudlac, Texas, Intellectual Property
David Kurzweil, Georgia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Stephen A. Landsman, Illinois, Corporate/M&A
Wendy Johnson Lario, New Jersey, Labor & Employment
Nancy B. Lash, Florida, Real Estate
James R. Leahy, Texas, Litigation: General Commercial
Matthew R. Lewin, Illinois, Banking & Finance
Peter H. Lieberman, Illinois, Corporate/M&A
Corey E. Light, Illinois, Real Estate
David Long-Daniels, Georgia, Labor & Employment
Kara L. MacCullough, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Bruce E. Macdonough, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
Jim Mace, Nevada, Real Estate
Michael L. Malone, Texas, Healthcare
David G. Mandelbaum, Pennsylvania, Environment
Alan Mansfield, New York, Litigation: General Commercial
Bruce I. March, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Scott Martin, New York, Antitrust
Joel D. Maser, Florida, Tax
Dwayne Mason, Texas, Intellectual Property
Terence McCourt, Massachusetts, Labor & Employment
Richard C. McCrea, Florida, Labor & Employment
Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, Florida, Latin American Investment
Scott Meza, Northern Virginia, Corporate/M&A
Nelson F. Migdal, District of Columbia, Real Estate; Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
James C. Miller, Florida, Construction
Peter A. Miller, New York, Real Estate
Christopher H. Milton, Massachusetts, Real Estate
Kenneth M. Minesinger, Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Nancy A. Mitchell, New York, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael G. Murphy PE, Florida, Construction
Marc J. Musyl, Colorado, Corporate/M&A
Howard L. Nelson, Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Christopher J. Neumann, Colorado, Natural Resources & Environment
J. Kent Newsome, Texas, Real Estate
David W. Oppenheim, Nationwide, Franchising
Renée W. O'Rourke, Colorado, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
David G. Palmer, Colorado, Litigation: General Commercial
Stephen D. Palmer, Georgia, Banking & Finance
Nancy A. Peterman, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Sanford C. Presant, California, Tax
Stephen L. Rabinowitz, New York, Real Estate
Laura Foote Reiff, District of Columbia, Nationwide, Immigration
Barry Richard, Florida, Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial
Robert Rosenbloum, Georgia, Intellectual Property
Ira N. Rosner, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Martha Sabol, Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing
Doreen U. Saia, New York, Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market
Ralph G. Santos, Texas, Real Estate
Gary Saul, Florida, Real Estate
Irving Scher, New York, Nationwide, Antitrust
Elliot H. Scherker, Florida, Litigation: Appellate
Barry J. Schindler, New Jersey, Intellectual Property
Ozzie A. Schindler, Florida, Tax
Paul D. Schindler, New York, Media & Entertainment: Corporate
Mark P. Schnapp, Florida, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Martha J. Schoonover, District of Columbia, Nationwide, Immigration
David M. Schwartzbaum, New York, Corporate/M&A
Jay A. Segal, New York, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Ralph W. Selitto, Jr, New Jersey, Intellectual Property
Philip R. Sellinger, New Jersey, Litigation: General Commercial
Francis J. Serbaroli, New York, Healthcare
James I. Serota, New York, Antitrust
Keith J. Shapiro, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
William R. Siegel, Florida, Tax
Gary R. Silverman, Illinois, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
Richard A. Sirus, Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
Robert A. Soriano, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Howard Steinberg, California, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jonathan L. Sulds, New York, Labor & Employment
Michael J. Sullivan, Florida, Real Estate; Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
Alan N. Sutin, New York, Technology & Outsourcing
Jeffrey S. Tenen, Nationwide, Transportation: Aviation: Finance
Ben Tobor, Texas, Intellectual Property
Mark G. Trigg, Georgia, Litigation: General Commercial
Gregg Vermeys, Nevada, Real Estate
Victor D. Vital, Texas, Litigation: General Commercial
Jennifer H. Weddle, Nationwide, Native American Law
David B. Weinstein , Florida, Environment; Florida, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Terry R. Weiss, Georgia, Litigation: General Commercial
David E. Wells, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Quinn Williams, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
Jéan E. Wilson, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
William S. Wilson, Massachusetts, Real Estate
Todd Wozniak, Georgia, Labor & Employment
Diana S.C. Zeydel, Florida, Tax: Estate Planning; Nationwide, Wealth Management: Eastern Region
Peter W. Zinober, Florida, Labor & Employment

For a complete listing of rankings, client and peer commentary, and editorial summaries by Chambers researches and editors, please click here: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/usa/firm/3579/greenberg-traurig-pa

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice 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 http://www.gtlaw.com.

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