100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

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More than 100 attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide to outstanding lawyers.

More than 100 attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide to outstanding lawyers. In addition, the Guide recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in the “Real Estate and Construction” category for the second consecutive year. The Legal 500 United States 2016 also recognizes 31 of the firm’s practice areas.

The four Greenberg Traurig attorneys below are on the Guide’s elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

  • Lori G. Cohen: Litigation – Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense – Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. Cohen is Chair of the firm’s Trial Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group.
  • Judith D. Fryer: Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS). Fryer is the Co-Chair of the firm’s REIT Practice.
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe: Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate. Ivanhoe is Chair of the 300-plus-lawyer Global Real Estate Practice at Greenberg Traurig and Co-Chair of its REIT group.
  • Laura Foote Reiff: Labor and Employment – Immigration. Foote Reiff is Co-Chair of the Business Immigration & Compliance Practice and Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Northern Virginia office.

According to the publisher, the rankings recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with private practice lawyers, in addition to Legal 500’s independent research in the legal market.

Some of the commentary published in The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide regarding Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys include:

  • …‘very responsive and incredibly knowledgeable’ team
  • … ‘a deep drive for outstanding client service’
  • … The ‘seasoned attorneys’ ensure that the ‘level of service is excellent’ and that the ‘advice is very good and always on target.’
  • Greenberg Traurig provides ‘superior service and results.’
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s clients praise the ‘excellent’ service level supplied by a ‘dedicated team that fully understands our complex business model.’
  • Greenberg Traurig ‘achieves a trifecta of quality, efficiency and availability’…

The Greenberg Traurig lawyers listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2016 editorial based on the guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

Attorney: Recognized In (Attorney Location)

  • Derek J. Anchondo: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas (Houston)
  • Douglas C. Atnipp: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory (Houston)
  • Ian C. Ballon: Intellectual Property - Copyright (Silicon Valley)
  • Johnine P. Barnes: Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (Washington, D.C.)
  • Christopher L. Barnett: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (Miami)
  • Kerri L. Barsh: Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation (Miami)
  • Hilarie Bass: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (Miami)
  • Robert H. Bernstein: Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation; Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (New Jersey)
  • Charles S. Birenbaum: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (San Francisco)
  • Dennis J. Block: M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn +) (New York)
  • Mark D. Bloom: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (Miami)
  • James N. Boudreau: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (Philadelphia)
  • Robert S. Brams: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (Washington, D.C.)
  • William D. Briendel: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (New York)
  • Kelly Dobbs Bunting: Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (Philadelphia)
  • Michael L. Burnett: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (Houston)
  • Iskender H. Catto: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory (New York)
  • Michael J. Cherniga: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers (Tallahassee)
  • Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick: Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals (New York)
  • Francis A. Citera: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) (Chicago)
  • Joseph C. Coates III: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (West Palm Beach)
  • Lori G. Cohen: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Defense (Atlanta)
  • Joseph F. Coniglio: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers (Dallas)
  • David A. Coulson: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco); Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation – Defense (Miami)
  • Donald S. Davidson: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation – Defense (San Francisco)
  • Richard A. Edlin: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (New York)
  • Seth J. Entin: Tax - International Tax (Miami)
  • Gary M. Epstein: M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn +) (    Miami)
  • Robert C. Epstein: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (New Jersey)
  • Rhonda B. Esaw: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (Northern Virginia)
  • Iris Escarra: Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning (Miami)
  • Kristine J. Feher: Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation; Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (New Jersey)
  • Scott E. Fink: Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious (New York)
  • Joseph Z. Fleming: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (Miami)
  • Adam M. Foslid: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) (Miami)
  • Stephen T. Fowler: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices - Defense (Washington, D.C.)
  • Judith D. Fryer: Real Estate and Construction - REITs (New York)
  • Danielle N. Garno: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Miami)
  • John F. Gibbons: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Chicago)
  • Rudolph W. Giuliani: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (New York)
  • Jerrold F. Goldberg: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (New York)
  • Glenn E. Goldstein: Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Mark E. Grantham: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (Atlanta)
  • Scott M. Grossman: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Richard J. Giusto: Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate (Miami)
  • Susan L. Heller: Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation; Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Non-Contentious (Including Prosecution, Portfolio Management and Licensing) (Los Angeles)
  • Robert J. Herrington: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) (Los Angeles)
  • Nick Hockens: Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning (New York)
  • Robert A. Horowitz: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (New York)
  • John B. Hutton III: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (Miami)
  • Harold N. Iselin: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Health Insurers (Albany)
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe: Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate (New York)
  • Kate Kalmykov: Labor and Employment - Immigration (New Jersey)
  • Barbara T. Kaplan: Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious (New York)
  • Kurt A. Kappes: Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets (Sacramento)
  • Bradford D. Kaufman: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (West Palm Beach)
  • Paul J. Keenan Jr.: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (Miami)
  • Gregory W. Kehoe: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Tampa)
  • Justin F. Keith: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations     (Boston)
  • Mark D. Kemple: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (Los Angeles)
  • Leslie A. Klein: Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Phoenix)
  • Steven Lapidus: Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Miami)
  • Wendy Johnson Lario: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (New Jersey)
  • Gregory K. Lawrence: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas (Boston)
  • Peter H. Lieberman: M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn +) (Chicago)
  • Corey E. Light: Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate (Chicago)
  • David Long-Daniels: Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets; Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (Atlanta )
  • Ian R. Macdonald: Labor and Employment - Immigration (Atlanta)
  • Pamela J. Mak: Labor and Employment - Immigration (Northern Virginia)
  • Steven M. Malina: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (Chicago)
  • Michael L. Malone: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers (Dallas)
  • Jeffrey D. Mamorsky: Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (New York)
  • David G. Mandelbaum: Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation (Philadelphia)
  • Alan Mansfield: Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes; Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) (New York)
  • Patrick F. Martin: Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (Miami)
  • Terri A. Mazur: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (New York)
  • Terence P. McCourt: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (Boston)
  • Kenneth M. Minesinger: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas; Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory (Washington, D.C.)
  • Nancy A. Mitchell: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (New York)
  • Marc L. Mukasey: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (    New York)
  • Howard L. Nelson: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Regulatory (Washington, D.C.)
  • Denny O'Shea: Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning (Fort Lauderdale)
  • A. John Pappalardo: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Boston)
  • Paul B. Ranis: Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Magan P. Ray: Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Silicon Valley)
  • Laura Foote Reiff: Labor and Employment - Immigration (Northern Virginia)
  • Allan D. Reiss: Industry Focus - Energy Transactions: Conventional Power (New York)
  • Barry Richard: Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals (Tallahassee)
  • John R. Richards: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (Atlanta)
  • Micala Campbell Robinson: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (New Jersey)
  • Erik S. Rodriguez: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (Atlanta)
  • Bobby Rosenbloum: Intellectual Property - Copyright (Atlanta)
  • Ian M. Ross: Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes (Miami )
  • Arturo Ross: Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (Miami)
  • Peter G. Rush: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (Chicago)
  • Sanford M. Saunders: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Washington, D.C.)
  • Elliot H. Scherker: Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals (Miami)
  • Ozzie A. Schindler: Tax - International Tax (Miami)
  • Mark P. Schnapp: Dispute Resolution - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Miami)
  • Martha J. Schoonover: Labor and Employment - Immigration (Northern Virginia)
  • Paul J. Schumacher: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (Los Angeles)
  • David M. Schwartzbaum: M&A Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn +) (    New York)
  • Jeff E. Scott: Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes ( Los Angeles)
  • Paul M. Seby: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort - Defense (Denver)
  • Jay A. Segal: Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning (New York)
  • Philip R. Sellinger: Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes (New Jersey)
  • Francis J. Serbaroli: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers (New York)
  • Keith J. Shapiro: Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate (Chicago)
  • Charles A. Simmons: Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious (Tampa)
  • Robert D. Simon: Tax - International Tax (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mark E. Solomons: Dispute Resolution – Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state) and courts of appeals (Washington, D.C.)
  • Jonathan L. Sulds: Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation; Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations (New York)
  • George D. Sullivan: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (New York)
  • Alan N. Sutin: Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation (New York)
  • Nancy E. Taylor: Industry Focus - Healthcare: Health Insurers; Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers (Washington, D.C.)
  • Michael J. Thomas: Real Estate and Construction – Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (Miami)
  • Christopher Torres: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort - Defense (Tampa)
  • Mary F. Voce: Tax - International Tax (New York)
  • Steven J. Wadyka Jr.: Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation (Washington, D.C.)
  • E. Jeffrey Walsh: Real Estate and Construction - Construction (Including Construction Litigation) (    Phoenix)
  • David B. Weinstein: Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort – Defense; Industry Focus - Environment: Litigation (Tampa)
  • Terry R. Weiss: Dispute Resolution -Securities Litigation - Defense (Atlanta)
  • Todd D. Wozniak: Labor and Employment - ERISA Litigation; Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense (Atlanta)
  • Shira R. Yoshor: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling (Houston)
  • Peter W. Zinober: Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense    (Tampa)
  • Kenneth Zuckerbrot: Tax - International Tax (New York)

Overall, Greenberg Traurig is recommended in the guide in the following practice and industry areas:

  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state)
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – defense
  • Dispute resolution - Securities litigation – defense
  • Dispute resolution - White-collar criminal defense
  • Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Energy: regulatory
  • Industry focus - Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: health insurers
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: service providers
  • Intellectual property – Copyright
  • Intellectual property - Trade secrets
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment - Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Labor and employment - ERISA litigation
  • Labor and employment – Immigration
  • Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment - Labor-management relations
  • Labor and employment - Workplace and employment counseling
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Real estate and construction - Land use/zoning
  • Real estate and construction - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Tax - International tax
  • Tax - US taxes: contentious

For a complete list of the rankings and editorial summaries by The Legal 500 United States 2016 researchers and editors, please click here.

About Legal 500

For 27 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions, the results of which can be viewed free of charge. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but simply put, we highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Our research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market. The Legal 500 produces a wide-ranging series of resources for in-house lawyers including roundtables, client insight reports, and recognizes and rewards the best in-house lawyers through our Corporate Counsel 100 series and The Legal 500 Awards.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 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/.

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