- Chief Executive Officer: Richard A Rosenbaum
- Executive Chairman: Cesar L Alvarez
- Number of partners: 840
- Number of other lawyers: : 1000
- OFFICES : The firm has offices in Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tysons Corner, Washington, DC, West Palm Beach, White Plains, and Wilmington, Delaware.
- INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: The firm also has offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Shanghai, China. In London, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. In Mexico the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig, SC. The Tel Aviv office is a branch of Greenberg Traurig PA, Florida, US. Website: www.gtlaw.com
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international business law firm with more than 1800 attorneys and governmental professionals working in 34 offices across the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is the only major law firm in the United States with a Latin Executive Chairman and a team of senior lawyers that includes the former Chief Justice of the Appellate body of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Greenberg Traurig works with clients to address their multi-disciplinary cross border needs.
Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate & Securities:
Clients are helped with the legal aspects of organizing, operating, financing and expanding businesses. The firm routinely handles complex M&A and business combinations, divestitures, restructurings and bankruptcy reorganizations, private equity and venture capital financings, leveraged buyouts, IPOs and underwritten securities offerings, project financings, securitizations, going-private transactions, credit enhancement transactions, broker-dealer and investment company advisory matters, derivatives transactions and syndicated lending transactions.
The more than 500 seasoned trial lawyers help clients with cases involving antitrust, appellate practice, business disputes, class actions, construction, eDiscovery and eRetention™, financial services, healthcare, intellectual property litigation, international dispute resolution, labor and employment, media and entertainment, probate trusts and estates, products liability, real estate litigation, securities and shareholder litigation, technology, and white collar criminal defense.
The firm’s representation and counsel includes local, national and international real estate transactions affecting commercial, residential, retail and industrial properties, including: acquisitions; traditional and securitized financing; planning and development; hotels; condominium and co-operative offerings; leasing; sale/leaseback transactions; tax free exchanges; and foreclosures, litigation and restructurings.
Tax, Trusts & Estates:
The tax attorneys help clients develop and implement tax strategies to maximize returns and minimize taxes. Wealth preservation attorneys advise high net worth individuals, families and closely held businesses grow family assets through planning. The firm has developed tax saving techniques and designed innovative wealth preservation programs to facilitate the transfer of family wealth.
Multinational companies know that patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets are among their most valuable assets. The team offers full-service protection for the intellectual property of clients in all technologies, from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and chemistry to mechanical, electronics and computer software and e-commerce.
The team includes former elected officials, top aides and policy makers from the federal, state and local government bodies. They represent corporations, municipalities and organizations before the legislative and executive branches in state and local government to provide clients with representation in virtually any form.
The team, headed by the former Chief Justice of the Appellate body of the WTO, advises clients on trade agreements, trade legislation and lobbying, antitrust and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act counseling, US Foreign Military Sales Program, US anti-boycott and embargo regulations, identification of complex export control for hi-tech, defense and aerospace companies, defense of corporations in export-related criminal investigations and unfair trade cases.
Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring:
As part of an integrated national network of professionals who focus their practice on reorganizations, bankruptcies, restructurings,workouts and buyouts, the firm’s team is responds quickly to complex troubled situations arising anywhere and in any industry.
Team members work with clients the full employment relationship; handle matters involving union avoidance and organizational work; formulate strategies to anticipate problems; keep them informed of new developments in the law; assist in drafting policies and procedures; and defend the company against discrimination charges at the agency level and in court.
With offices in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has a pre-eminent, fullservice Entertainment Practice. The team focuses on the music, motion picture, television, live stage and cable industries, including the convergence of new technologies, digital delivery systems and the role of advertising and sponsor-driven financing models.
International Practice Group:
This multi-disciplinary team includes senior lawyers who have been the chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have been involved in some of the largest transactions in recent times in markets as diverse as Latin America and Israel, and in industries that include telecommunications,media, technology, real estate, aviation, entertainment, life sciences and financial services.
Members are experienced in corporate immigration law, particularly multinational non-immigrant visa and permanent residency work. They represent clients in such industries as finance, tourism, insurance, electronics, healthcare, shipping and pharmaceuticals with their immigration needs.
Team members serve the needs of state and local issuers and underwriters in all areas of public finance. The firm has broad experience in tax-exempt financing. For the past several years, the firm has been among the top bond counsel firms in the US, according to the ranking criteria developed by Securities Data Co. and The Bond Buyer.
The environmental practice comprises an integrated network of professionals in dozens of offices in the US and abroad. The team assists clients with permitting, compliance, and other regulatory matters; transactions; administrative proceedings; civil and criminal enforcement; and environmental and toxic tort litigation.