NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 28, 2023
Four Environmental Practice shareholders from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are listed in the Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders in Environmental Law guide.
The guide recognizes the following Greenberg Traurig attorneys:
- Kerri L. Barsh, Environmental Regulatory & Transactions, Miami
- Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Environmental & Land Use Law, Orlando
- Jillian C. Kirn, Environmental Law & Litigation, Philadelphia
- Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Environmental & Land Use Law, Tallahassee
According to Lawdragon, this year’s guide features attorneys who work to protect the environment and help their clients achieve more sustainable business practices with the goal of creating a greener future. Honorees were selected through journalistic reporting, nominations, and vetting by peers in environmental law.
Barsh is co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice and represents public and private clients on an array of environmental regulatory, permitting, and litigation matters, including transactional support and due diligence, environmental assessment and liability matters, climate change, energy and infrastructure projects, wetlands and coastal permitting, complex land use projects, air quality matters, hazardous materials contamination, and other compliance and enforcement cases.
Kendig-Schrader represents clients in land use and environmental matters as well as administrative litigation. Keeping sustainability concerns and initiatives in mind, she works with clients to create public/private partnerships for infrastructure needs, particularly those related to transportation.
Kirn focuses her practice on complex environmental and energy litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, and resolution of environmental liabilities identified during transactions. She regularly counsels clients regarding environmental issues arising from innovative projects and the development and implementation of sustainability, Environmental, Social, and Governance, and environmental, health, and safety management programs.
Nicholson-Choice has 30 years of experience with matters involving local government, land use, brownfields, environmental justice, and construction, with an emphasis on negotiating and resolving complex environmental permitting, due diligence, and litigation matters. She serves as environmental and land use counsel on multi-million-dollar projects and transactions, and she advises lending institutions on environmental liability.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice represents clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2022 "Best Law Firms" report and was selected as “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360 for 2022.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.