Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 Guide

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More than 100 lawyers and 30 practice areas from Greenberg Traurig were recognized in the recently released guide.

More than 100 attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2017 Guides to Outstanding Lawyers (“Guide”). In addition, the Guide recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in “Real Estate.” This high recognition of the firm’s Real Estate Practice comes shortly after the team received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Real Estate. In addition, the Guide recognized 32 of the firm’s practice areas.

The Legal 500 recognized Robert J. Ivanhoe and Laura Reiff in its “Hall of Fame.” This recognition is awarded to individuals who receive constant praise from their clients for continued excellence.

Five Greenberg Traurig attorneys were recognized on the Guide’s elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

  • Lori G. Cohen: Dispute Resolution – Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action – Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense. Cohen is Chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation and its Trial Practices; she is also Co-Chair of the firm’s Atlanta Litigation Practice.
  • Judith D. Fryer: Real Estate – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Fryer is Co-Chair of the firm’s REIT Practice.
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe: 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 Reiff: Labor and Employment – Immigration. Reiff is Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice and of its Global Human Capital Solutions Group. In addition, she serves as Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Northern Virginia office.
  • Martha J. Schoonover: Labor and Employment – Immigration. Schoonover is Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Immigration & Compliance Practice.

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 2017 Guide regarding Greenberg Traurig and its attorneys include:

  • ... “acts for a broad range of clients, both domestic and international, and is recognized for its ‘excellent service and global reach’.”
  • …“geographically broad and talented team”
  • …“highly experienced and capable”
  • … “delivers high-quality advice”
  • …“the best in New York at knowing the intricacies of state-managed healthcare organizations”
  • …“highly rate by clients for its regulatory expertise”
  • …“provides ‘expert knowledge on how to structure a benefits offering’…”
  • “’Knowledgeable, technical and great to deal with’…”
  • “…sets itself apart with ‘the quality and practicality of its advice’.”
  • “…‘deep and extremely positive experience’.”
  • “Clients also describe team members as ‘business partners’ and an ‘extension of their own internal capabilities’.”

The Greenberg Traurig lawyers listed below are recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 editorial based on the Guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

  • Tricia A. Asaro: Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers, Albany
  • Douglas C. Atnipp: Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas; Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas; Houston
  • Ryan D. Bailine: Real estate, Miami
  • Ian C. Ballon: Intellectual property – Copyright, Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters), Silicon Valley and Los Angeles
  • Kerri L. Barsh: Industry focus - Environment - litigation, Miami
  • Hilarie Bass: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, Miami
  • Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state), New York
  • 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 - Construction (including construction litigation), Washington, D.C.
  • William D. Briendel: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, New York and Westchester County
  • Michael L. Burnett: Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation), Houston
  • Karl D. Burrer: Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate, Houston
  • Micala Campbell Robinson: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense,    New Jersey
  • Michael J. Cherniga: Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers; Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers; Tallahassee
  • Francis A. Citera: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state); Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco); Industry focus - Environment – litigation; 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
  • Alice L. Connaughton: Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs), Washington, D.C.
  • David A. Coulson: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, Miami
  • Karl G. Dial: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, Dallas
  • Liz Dudek: Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers, Tallahassee
  • Sylvie A. Durham: Finance - Structured finance, New York
  • Troy A. Eid: Industry focus - Environment - litigation, Denver
  • Seth J. Entin: Tax - International tax; Tax - US taxes - non-contentious; Miami
  • Robert C. Epstein: Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation), New Jersey and New York
  • Kristine J. Feher: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense, New Jersey
  • Scott E. Fink: Tax - US taxes - contentious, New York
  • Joseph Z. Fleming: Labor and employment - Labor-management relations,    Miami
  • Judith D. Fryer: Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs), New York
  • William Garner: Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas,    Houston
  • John F. Gibbons: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state); Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense; Chicago
  • Jerrold F. Goldberg: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense: Labor and employment - Labor-management relations; New York
  • Matthew B. Gorson: Real estate, Miami
  • Elaine C. Greenberg: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense,    Washington, D.C.
  • Susan L. Heller: Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing), Orange County and Los Angeles
  • Ian A. Herbert: Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • Robert J. Herrington: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco), Los Angeles
  • Shari L. Heyen: Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes,    Houston
  • Nick Hockens: Real estate - Land use/zoning, New York
  • Robert A. Horowitz: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, New York
  • Harold N. Iselin: Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers, Albany
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe: Real estate, New York
  • Christiana Callahan Jacxsens: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense,    Atlanta
  • David C. Jensen: Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation), New Jersey and New York
  • Wendy Johnson Lario: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense    , New Jersey
  • Kate Kalmykov: Labor and employment - Immigration, New Jersey and New York
  • Barbara T. Kaplan: Tax - US taxes - contentious,    New York
  • Kurt A. Kappes: Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters),    Sacramento
  • Bradford D. Kaufman: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense, West Palm Beach
  • Gregory W. Kehoe: Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense; Tampa, New York, and Washington, D.C.
  • Justin F. Keith: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense; Labor and employment - Labor-management relations; Boston
  • Mark D. Kemple: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense, Los Angeles
  • Paul B. Kerlin: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco), Houston
  • Leslie A. Klein: Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans, Phoenix and Chicago
  • Nancy B. Lash: Real estate, Miami
  • Michael S. Lazaroff: Dispute resolution - International litigation, New York
  • Elli Leibenstein: Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes, Chicago
  • Corey E. Light: Real estate, Chicago
  • Victoria Davis Lockard: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense, Atlanta
  • David Long-Daniels: Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters): 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
  • Jeffrey D. Mamorsky: Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans, New York
  • David G. Mandelbaum: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort – defense; Industry focus - Environment – litigation; Philadelphia
  • Alan Mansfield: Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes, New York
  • Terence P. McCourt: Labor and employment - Labor-management relations, Boston
  • Richard C. McCrea Jr.: Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters), Tampa
  • Sean McKenna: Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers, Dallas
  • Patricia Menéndez-Cambó: M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+), Miami and New York
  • Mark I. Michigan: Finance - Structured finance, New York
  • Nelson F. Migdal: Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs), Washington, D.C.
  • Kenneth M. Minesinger: Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas; Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas; Washington, D.C.
  • Nancy A. Mitchell: Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate, New York and Chicago
  • Marc L. Mukasey: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state); Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense; New York
  • Howard L. Nelson: Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas, Washington, D.C.
  • Renée W. O’Rourke: Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans,    Denver
  • David A. Oliver: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - consumer products (including tobacco), Houston
  • Gregory E. Ostfeld: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense, Chicago
  • A. John Pappalardo: Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, Boston
  • Lenard M. Parkins: Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate, Houston and New York
  • Patrick Pope: Industry focus - Energy regulatory - oil and gas, Washington, D.C.
  • Stephen L. Rabinowitz: Real estate; Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs); New York
  • Alfredo Ramos: Industry focus - Energy transactions - oil and gas, Houston
  • Paul B. Ranis: Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters), Fort Lauderdale
  • Bernadette M. Rappold: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort - defense, Washington, D.C.
  • Magan Pritam Ray: Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans,    Silicon Valley
  • Laura Foote Reiff: Labor and employment - Immigration, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • Barry Richard: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state); Tallahassee, New York, and Washington, D.C.
  • Erik S. Rodriguez: Labor and employment - Labor-management relations, Atlanta
  • Bobby Rosenbloum: Intellectual property - Copyright, Atlanta
  • Elliot H. Scherker: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state), Miami
  • Ozzie A. Schindler: Tax - International tax: Tax - US taxes - non-contentious; Miami
  • Daniel I. Schloss: Intellectual property - Trademarks - litigation, New York
  • Mark P. Schnapp: Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, Miami
  • Martha J. Schoonover: Labor and employment - Immigration, Northern Virginia
  • Jay A. Segal: Real estate - Land use/zoning, New York
  • David E. Sellinger: Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes, New Jersey
  • Philip R. Sellinger: Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes, New Jersey
  • Hal S.Shaftel: Dispute resolution - International litigation; Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense; New York
  • Keith J. Shapiro: Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) - corporate, Chicago
  • Charles A. Simmons: Tax - US taxes - contentious, Tampa and New York
  • Robert D. Simon: Tax - International tax; Tax - US taxes - non-contentious; Northern Virginia and Denver
  • Louis M. Solomon: Dispute resolution - International litigation: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation – defense; New York
  • Mark E. Solomons: Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state), Washington, D.C.
  • Jonathan L. Sulds: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense; Labor and employment - Labor-management relations; New York
  • Nancy E. Taylor: Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers; Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers; Washington, D.C.
  • Christopher Torres: Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort - defense; Tampa
  • Daniel J. Tyukody: Dispute resolution - Securities litigation - defense; Los Angeles
  • Colin Underwood: Dispute resolution - International litigation; Dispute resolution - Securities litigation – defense; New York
  • Mary F. Voce: Tax - International tax; Tax - US taxes - non-contentious;     New York
  • Steven J. Wadyka Jr.: Intellectual property - Trademarks – litigation; Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing); Washington, D.C.
  • David B. Weinstein: Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense; Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action - toxic tort – defense; Industry focus - Environment - litigation; Tampa, Washington, D.C., and New York
  • 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
  • Peter W. Zinober: Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense; Tampa and Orlando
  • Kenneth Zuckerbrot: Tax - International tax; Tax - US taxes - non-contentious; New York

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

  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Supreme Court (federal and state) - Appellate - courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state)
  • Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
  • 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
  • Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Industry focus - Energy regulatory: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus - Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: health insurers
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: service providers
  • Intellectual property - Copyright
  • Intellectual property - Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment - Immigration
  • Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment - Labor-management relations
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution - International litigation
  • Dispute resolution - Securities litigation: defense
  • Finance - Structured finance
  • Labor and employment - Employee health and retirement plans
  • Labor and employment - ERISA litigation
  • Real estate - Land use/zoning
  • Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
  • Tax - International tax
  • Tax - US taxes: contentious
  • Tax - US taxes: non-contentious

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