Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 18, 2016
Joining the firm as of counsel, Cooper’s practice encompasses complex corporate transactions, including security offerings, mergers and acquisitions, compliance matters, and general corporate advice to a vast range of constituencies.
“Greg brings to Greenberg Traurig a unique skillset, having handled a wide range of complex corporate transactions, both at major law firms and in his in-house roles,” said Michael J. Bonner, co-managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office. “In addition to his experience handling a broad spectrum of corporate and transactional matters, Greg brings solid gaming industry knowledge from working for a dynamic and growing regional gaming resort company.”
Cooper previously served as Vice President of Legal Affairs at Ameristar Casinos, Inc., where he handled general corporate, security offerings, mergers and acquisitions, finance, real estate, and construction matters for the company.
Ameristar, a Las Vegas-based regional gaming company, was sold to rival casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment in 2013.
“We continuously strive to acquire new talent in an effort to best serve our clients,” said Jim Mace, co-managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office. “The addition of Greg will allow us to provide our clients with an even more adept team for complex corporate matters.”
Cooper earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, and his A.B. from Princeton University.
“The attorneys at Greenberg Traurig are continuously making their mark in the business community in Nevada and beyond,” said Cooper. “I am thrilled to be joining such an established and capable team of professionals.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate & Securities Practice comprises more than 400 lawyers who advise public and privately held companies on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, energy, health care, manufacturing, technology, and telecommunications sectors.
About Greenberg Traurig Las Vegas
In Nevada, Greenberg Traurig counsels clients in appellate, construction, corporate and securities, entertainment, gaming, government law & policy, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate matters.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.