PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) February 15, 2017
Governmental and corporate attorney Kevin Greenberg has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Greenberg is a shareholder in the firm’s Government Law & Policy, Corporate, and Real Estate practices. He is known for his successful representation of Pennsylvania elected officials and private-sector clients in the crossover between the commercial and government sectors, including casino land use and licensing disputes before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, development deals, and public-private partnerships.
“I am thrilled to join this firm, with such well-respected team of practitioners in government law and policy, as well as in corporate and securities, emerging technology, and real estate matters. This is a great fit for my expectations as a professional and for what I want to accomplish for my clients and a platform that will allow me to continue to find opportunities that benefit the people of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth,” Mr. Greenberg said. “Greenberg Traurig has a world-class government law team and I look forward to adding some more Pennsylvania flavor to the mix.”
In addition to his work with and in connection with governments, at Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Greenberg’s practice will also focus on corporate & securities, real estate, and emerging companies.
He was previously a shareholder at Flaster/Greenberg, PC since 2007. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Greenberg served as a lawyer for the City of Philadelphia, rising to become a Chief Deputy City Solicitor, and before that he was General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for a provider of cloud-based healthcare management and care coordination software.
“Kevin has a passion for serving others and has always been a highly regarded community leader and a first-rate lawyer. We are thrilled to add him to our roster in the Philadelphia office,” said Michael L. Lehr, Regional Operating Shareholder and Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office.
Beyond his legal work, Mr. Greenberg is active in the community in a wide range of business and charitable endeavors, including service as a Director of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, and as a Member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Small Business Board and Legislation Committee. Mr. Greenberg was honored to be appointed to the transition committees for Governor Tom Wolf, President Barack Obama, Mayor John Street, and Governor Ed Rendell and has previously served as a director and audit committee chair for the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation, as President and Director of the Fairmount Civic Association, and as a member of the Philadelphia Wireless Executive Committee.
Mr. Greenberg received a J.D., cum laude, in 1998 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He was a Law Clerk for the Hon. Robert S. Gawthrop, III, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1998 to 1999. In 1993, he received a B.A., cum laude, in astronomy and history from Williams College. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and before two federal courts.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office
Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is now home to approximately 35 attorneys and 12 practices including Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring, Corporate & Securities, Emerging Technology, Environmental, Government Law & Policy, 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’s Government Law & Policy Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Tallahassee, and Washington, D.C. Most recently, Greenberg Traurig was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Government Relations by the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of Best Law Firms. The practice also received the most first-tier Government Relations rankings in the U.S.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. A single entity worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.