(PRWEB) June 07, 2017
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP had 12 attorneys from the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia offices recognized in the 2017 Chambers USA Guide. Firmwide, more than 175 attorneys were acknowledged. Additionally, the guide ranked the firm’s Immigration Practice in the Washington, D.C. area.
According to its website, Chambers and Partners, publisher of annual guides in several global markets, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.
In the USA Guide, attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement. Attorneys can also be designated as a “Star Individual,” “Eminent Practitioner,” “Senior Statesman,” “Up and Coming,” “Star Associate,” or “Associate to Watch” by market and practice.
This year, the guide ranked Martha Schoonover, Business Immigration & Compliance Practice co-chair and shareholder in the Northern Virginia office, in Band 1. Robert S. Brams, Government Contracts & Projects Practice co-chair and shareholder in the Washington, D.C. office, ranked as an “Eminent Practitioner.” Jason T. Simon, Corporate & Securities shareholder in the Northern Virginia office, was listed as a “Recognised Practitioner.”
Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia area Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized in the 2017 Chambers USA Guide on either a regional or a nationwide level (some in both) are as follows:
- Trevor J. Chaplick, District of Columbia, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
- Alice L. Connaughton, Nationwide, REITs
- Mark G. Davis, Nationwide, International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337); District of Columbia, Intellectual Property: Litigation
- Gregory K. Lawrence, Nationwide, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Nelson F. Migdal, Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality; District of Columbia, Real Estate
- Kenneth M. Minesinger, Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Howard L. Nelson, Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Laura Foote Reiff, Nationwide, Immigration; District of Columbia, Immigration
- Martha J. Schoonover, Nationwide, Immigration (Band 1); District of Columbia, Immigration (Band 1)
- Scott Meza, Northern Virginia, Corporate/M&A
- Robert S. Brams, District of Columbia, Construction (Eminent Practitioner)
For a complete listing of rankings, client and peer commentary, and editorial summaries by Chambers researches and editors, please click here.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office
Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office is home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals with strategic experience helping companies of all sizes to navigate the federal government. The office’s work encompasses governmental affairs, federal procurement, global trade and investment, health and FDA business, litigation, government contracts, antitrust, insurance recovery and advisory, energy, telecommunications, real estate, intellectual property, representation of foreign governments, and national defense and homeland security. Greenberg Traurig’s clients range from the federal defense sector to energy, telecommunications, and health care companies, which the firm represents before government agencies, regulatory bodies, Congress and the courts. The firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys are also involved in handling a wide range of corporate and finance work for clients in these industries.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Northern Virginia Office
The firm’s Northern Virginia office is also multifaceted, serving as a broad-based legal services provider and a regional hub of the firm. Greenberg Traurig’s experienced, pragmatic attorneys advise clients on a broad array of legal matters, encompassing corporate and securities, real estate, wealth management, tax, business immigration, labor and employment, litigation, and government contracts.
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. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.