Greenberg Traurig’s Susan L. Heller Named a 2016 Top Woman Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Susan L. Heller has been named to the Daily Journal’s list of Top Women Lawyers in California for 2016.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Susan L. Heller has been named to the Daily Journal’s list of Top Women Lawyers in California for 2016. This is Susan’s second time being named to this prestigious list, with a previous recognition in 2011. Based in the firm’s Los Angeles and Orange County offices, Susan is chair of the firm’s Global Trademarks and Brand Management Group and co-chair of the firm’s Global Women’s Initiative.

The Daily Journal has also recognized Susan as a “Top Intellectual Property Lawyer” in California from 2003-2015 and as one of the Top 100 lawyers in California. This recognition follows Susan’s recent selection to Law360’s 2016 Intellectual Property Editorial Advisory Board for the fifth time. Notably, she was also named one of Law360’s Ten “Most Admired Attorneys in 2010” in IP.

Susan is consistently recognized as having one of the preeminent and internationally recognized trademark practices in the country and for being a game-changer. When the stakes are high and critical brands are at risk, Fortune 500 companies, world-champion athletes, high-net-worth individuals, A-list celebrities, and highly visible pre-IPO companies rely on Susan for her strategic thought leadership and counsel, honed by her three decades of experience. At the forefront of the strategic management and monetization of big name brands on a worldwide level, she is known for developing cutting-edge branding strategies and solutions, most notably in "bet-the brand," high stakes trademark cases. Susan works directly with CEOs and senior executives, in and out of corporate boardrooms. Her practice has spanned over 30 years across virtually every industry and in most jurisdictions throughout the world.

Susan has received numerous prestigious honors and awards from highly regarded organizations and publications (including Daily Journal, Best Lawyers, Euromoney, Law360, MIP’s IP Stars, and World Trademark Review, among others), naming her a leading California, U.S., and international trademark attorney. She has served as the sole outside director on the Board of Directors of Intangible Holding Companies for a number of highly visible Fortune 500 companies, where she honed her ability to assess and apply legal objectives and business strategies to branding challenges. Susan began her career as an examining attorney at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and has gone on to build a practice that has spanned more than 30 years, across virtually every industry and in most jurisdictions throughout the world.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice

With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings.”

About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative

Greenberg Traurig is proudly committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. The firm works with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to address issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, taking charge of your health, and giving back to the community.

Greenberg Traurig’s clients benefit from the firm’s diversity of all kinds – its diversity of perspectives, experience, backgrounds, practices, and locations, and of course the diversity of its people. It’s what enables the firm to put together the best teams of lawyers to help clients with their unique business opportunities and legal challenges.

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:

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