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GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Recognized in Chambers USA 2019

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019


Greenberg Traurig LLP issued the following announcement on April 25.

Attorneys and practices from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Chambers USA 2019 Guide. According to its website, Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. More than 150 of the firm’s attorneys were recognized in the 2019 Guide, in addition to more than 40 of the firm's practices across 20 regions.

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 Statespeople,” “Up and Coming,” “Star Associate,” or “Associate to Watch” by market and practice.

The following attorneys are recognized in special designations, in addition to any other rankings and mentions:

Star Individuals:

Lori G. Cohen (Product Liability & Mass Torts, USA – Nationwide) is co-chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice, Chair of the firm's Trial Practice Group, as well as Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, this is the first year she is recognized as a Star Individual.

Richard C. McCrea, Jr. (Labor & Employment, Florida) is a shareholder in the Tampa office and has been recognized as a star individual since 2010.

Eminent Practitioners

Dennis J. Block (Corporate/M&A, New York) is senior chairman of the Global Corporate M&A Practice and a shareholder in the New York office. He has been named an eminent practitioner since 2014.

Keith J. Shapiro (Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Illinois) is a chairman emeritus of the global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and is co-chairman of the Chicago office. Shapiro has been recognized as an eminent practitioner since 2015.

Senior Statespeople:

Lucia A. Dougherty (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use; Greater Miami) is co-chair of the Miami Land Development & Zoning Practice and of counsel in the Miami office. Dougherty has been recognized as a senior statesmen since 2017.

Joseph Z. Fleming (Labor & Employment, Florida) is a shareholder in the Miami office and has been recognized as a senior statesmen since 2011.

Matthew B. Gorson (Real Estate, Greater Miami) is senior chairman of the firm and a shareholder in the Miami office. This is the second consecutive year Gorson has been recognized as a senior statesmen.

Robert S. Kant (Corporate/M&A, Arizona) is a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office. This is the first year he has been recognized in the senior statespeople category.

Barry Richard (Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial; Florida) is a shareholder in the firm’s Tallahassee, New York, and Washington, D.C. offices. He has been recognized as a senior statesmen for both practices since 2014.

Up and Coming

Justin F. Keith (Labor & Employment, Massachusetts) is a shareholder in the Boston office. This is his third consecutive year recognized as up and coming.

Ben McGuire (Banking & Finance: Public Finance; Massachusetts) is a shareholder in the Boston office and has been recognized as up and coming since 2017.

In addition to being recognized as a Star Individual, Cohen is recognized in the Spotlight Table for Product Liability: Pharmaceutical, USA – Nationwide. This is the twelfth consecutive year Cohen has been highlighted in the Spotlight Table for Product Liability: Pharmaceutical.

Nationwide, Greenberg Traurig was recognized in 13 practice areas:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

Environment

Franchising

Gaming & Licensing

Immigration

Leisure & Hospitality

Native American Law

Product Liability & Mass Torts

Real Estate

REITs

Retail

Additionally, Greenberg Traurig was recognized in the areas listed below at the state level in various markets:

Banking & Finance

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Construction

Corporate/Commercial

Corporate/M&A

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Environment

Gaming & Licensing

Healthcare

Immigration

Insurance

Intellectual Property

Labor & Employment

Litigation: General Commercial

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Real Estate

Real Estate: Mainly Dirt

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Tax

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