Greenberg Traurig Continues Strategic Growth of Corporate Practice with 2 Additions

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The award-winning Corporate Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has grown once again with strategic additions in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices.

The award-winning Corporate Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has grown once again with strategic additions in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. Peter Humphreys joins from Hogan Lovells as a shareholder in both offices. Maya Mitchell joins from King & Spalding as of counsel in the New York office.

“These additions underscore Greenberg Traurig’s strategy of providing clients with top-tier service in key areas of the corporate practice” said Alan I. Annex, co-chair of the firm’s global Corporate Practice and a shareholder in New York. “Peter brings considerable experience advising clients on large-stake structured finance transactions. Maya’s experience working with private equity and other clients on the structuring, negotiating and execution of a wide array of corporate transactions further strengthens our existing capabilities.”

Humphreys has more than 25 years of experience advising clients on complex corporate, securities, and finance transactions. He counsels clients on the securitization of consumer receivables, equipment and operating leases, bank loans, and mortgages. He also has experience in public and private markets transactions, the development of new financial products as well as offshore transactions and cross-border deals. Humphreys received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law; his B.C.L., with honors, from University of Oxford; his LL.B., with honors, from University of London; and his A.K.C. from King’s College London.

“Peter is a high-caliber attorney and we are excited to welcome him to Greenberg Traurig,” the firm’s New Jersey Co-Managing Shareholders Philip R. Sellinger and David Jay said in a joint statement. “Peter’s experience and synergy with our existing client offerings is a value-add for Greenberg Traurig clients in the region and globally.”

“I was attracted to Greenberg Traurig because of its stellar reputation and the opportunity to work across sectors and bring my clients the resources of more than 2000 lawyers throughout 38 offices around the world to help them achieve their business goals,” Humphreys said.

Mitchell advises clients on investment-related activities, focusing on private investment ranging from early-state and venture equity markets to large private equity funds. She provides counsel on an array of transactions including leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, and carve-out transactions. Mitchell received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.A., in Economics, from Wesleyan University.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.

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