What the team is known for Offers impressive bench strength and state coverage to a wide array of clients across a range of commercial disputes as well as white-collar matters. Noted for its highly adept counsel in product liability, banking and securities litigation, and also comes recommended for its strengths in insurance and real estate disputes. Maintains a fine track record in complex cross-border cases and also sought after for its extensive capabilities in appellate cases.
Strengths "Their strength is the bet-the-company type cases. The legal talent is extraordinary and they are outstanding litigators," reports one satisfied client.
Another source describes Greenberg Traurig as an "excellent firm with highly capable litigators."
Work highlights Assisted Citi in protecting its interests in the case of SEC v Quiros, in which Ariel Quiros and parties linked to him were charged with securities fraud, through misuse of investor funds. Citi provided banking services and a line of credit to Quiros, while unaware of any fraudulent activity on his part.
Defended Rheem Manufacturing in a putative class action concerning breach of warranty claims, statutory fraud claims and equitable claims relating to Rheem's HVAC units.
Significant clients Tracfone, WellCare Health Plans, Banca Mifel, Stiefel Laboratories, Lighting Science Group.
Sources describe Hilarie Bass as “a trial specialist” who has “a very strong command of the facts and an excellent courtroom presence.” Bass is a seasoned litigator with more than three decades of experience in complex and high-stakes commercial disputes.
Gregory Kehoe is a highly regarded figure in the white-collar crime and government investigations arena and “a legend in the legal field,” according to commentators. He has an excellent track record in high-profile cases concerning racketeering and fraud allegations. A peer comments: "He's one of the finest trial lawyers I know – a consummate professional."
Jacqueline Becerra is regarded as “a standout name” in the market and comes recommended for her work in complex criminal cases and internal investigations. She is particularly noted for her expert counsel in FCPA matters.
The “very smart and diligent” David Coulson is an experienced trial lawyer and a go-to attorney for product liability disputes. Sources appreciate his business-oriented approach and "ability to think outside the box."
The "gifted and personable" David Weinstein is described as “very experienced and very insightful," and also singled out by sources for his excellent communication skills. Weinstein is a well-respected white-collar crime litigator and is particularly noted for his work in healthcare and environmental-related cases.
Barry Richard is a much-respected figure in the market, noted for his wealth of experience in complex commercial litigation, and is also sought after for his extensive knowledge in constitutional law issues. He is also highly esteemed for his work on appellate cases.
Mark Schnapp is a well-known and well-regarded figure with more than four decades of experience acting for both individuals and leading corporations in major white-collar crime investigations.