Greenberg Traurig Adds Joel Max Eads, Respected Insurance Defense Litigator, in Philadelphia

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Leading insurance defense litigator Joel Max Eads joins global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the Philadelphia office.

Leading insurance defense litigator Joel Max Eads joins global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the Philadelphia office. Before joining the firm, Eads was a partner at Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C.

Eads concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance coverage/bad faith litigation, frequently involving the representation of entities and their directors and officers in securities actions, unfair competition cases, business torts, contract actions, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, employment disputes and product liability matters.

“Joel has deep experience in commercial and insurance litigation, which is essential to the continuously growing needs of our litigation and corporate clients on a global scale,” said Michael L. Lehr, regional operating shareholder of Greenberg Traurig.

“Greenberg Traurig’s global footprint, experience and resources, along with its commitment to delivering value to clients closely align with my own practice and capabilities as well as with the expectations and needs of my clients,” Eads said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to bring this level of excellence to my clients. In addition, I look forward to working with my now more than 2,000 new colleagues in 38 offices to assist them with their clients’ litigation needs.”

Eads has litigated cases in 13 states and 14 federal jurisdictions. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Dickinson College. He is a former board member of and the Annual Fund Committee of The Shipley School.

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’s Philadelphia Office

Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to nearly 35 attorneys and 11 practices including Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring, Corporate & Securities, Emerging Technology, Environmental, Business Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Public Finance, Real Estate, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms, and individuals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 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, second largest in the U.S. on the 2016 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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