Firm profile submitted by Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak
Chief Executive Officer: Brian L Duffy
Global Practice Group Chair: Patricia Menendez-Cambo
Executive Chairman: Richard A. Rosenbaum
Total number of partners: 1062
Total number of other lawyers: 1051
Total number of attorneys: 2113
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 recognised for its philanthropic giving. In 2017, the firm was named the largest in the US by Law360, and was among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100.
GT in Germany:
Greenberg Traurig Germany combines legal experience in the areas of corporate, financing, litigation, tax, regulatory, employment and business law with profound knowledge of the real estate, technology and telecommunications, media and entertainment, and infrastructure sectors. The Berlin office is operated by Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
GT in the Netherlands:
GT’s Amsterdam office is home to lawyers, tax advisors, and civil law notaries. The team advises national and international companies who are doing business in the Netherlands, Europe, the United States, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. GT’s Amsterdam office has experience handling many high-profile matters in the Netherlands, including coordinating pan-European matters.
GT in Poland:
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. offers a broad range of legal services in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, real estate, private equity, project finance, tax, litigation, arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings, competition and antitrust, asset securitisation, privatisations, and financial restructurings, as well as labour law and intellectual property. The Warsaw office is operated by Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k., an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
GT in the United Kingdom:
GT’s London office has lawyers who provide high calibre legal services to a broad range of clients in the UK and across the globe. The team’s core practices are M&A, real estate, and equity and debt capital markets, supported by their strength and wide-ranging experience in complimentary areas such as tax, fund structuring, finance, EU and competition, anti-corruption, employment, dispute resolution, environment, health and safety, and intellectual property. The London office is operated by Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a UK registered entity, which is an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Antitrust & Competition:
Experience includes conducting antitrust audit and self assessments; devising compliance programmes; advising on national and super-national merger control rules and the effect of competition law on company acquisitions or disposals; assisting with investigations by the OFT, the European Commission and other national or sectoral regulators.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Extensive experience dealing with negotiation and contest of mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and purchases, election contests, tender and exchange offers, going-private transactions, LBOs, MBOs, spin-offs, corporate governance matters and related transactional and advisory matters.
GT’s corporate attorneys handle debt and equity financings involving European companies and investments. It regularly acts as issuer’s and underwriter’s counsel in connection with European debt and equity capital markets transactions.
Banking & Financial Services:
Represent money centre banks, US branches and agencies of foreign banks, securities broker-dealers, trust companies and money services businesses on matters ranging from European bank acquisitions to commercial lending transactions.
Representation of venture capital firms, sponsors of private equity funds, registered investment companies and investment managers and advisers in connection with capital formation, portfolio investment, asset management, capital raising and related commercial activities. Government Law & Policy: Sovereign bonds, debt/equity conversion programs and development of new bond structures, structuring and implementation of securitisations and assetbacked finance transactions.
International Litigation & Arbitration:
Members of the firm have long been recognised as leaders in the international arena, managing parallel proceedings in foreign courts while trying litigation matters in the US and litigating matters involving international arbitrations.
Regulatory & Compliance:
GT advises on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, asset recovery, extraterritorial application of US law, complex multi-jurisdictional and conflict of law disputes, and the enforcement of foreign judgments.
Energy & Infrastructure:
GT provides full-cycle counsel to international infrastructure and energy clients doing business in the region, from turn-key project development and redevelopment to financing, implementation and operation and maintenance. GT advises clients in all aspects of public-private partnership (PPP) transactions.
Representation of diverse client base in financings, joint ventures, private equity fund formation, acquisitions and dispositions, operations, leasing, restructuring and workouts, development planning and land use involving all property types.
Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
Representation of financially troubled issuers, debtors, creditors’ committees, financial advisers, buyers, investor groups, distressed debt funds, boards of directors and special committees, as well as representation of senior and mezzanine lenders in pre-packaged bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings in domestic and cross-border situations.
Intellectual Property & Technology:
Development of global IP strategies, including registration and protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights, negotiation of technology licensing and transfer agreements; and due diligence support on IP matters during merger and acquisition activities.
Cross-Border Tax & Estate Planning:
One of the largest practice groups in the US experienced with cross-border issues, including tax aspects of corporate reorganisations; mergers; acquisitions and joint ventures; cross-border tax minimisation; transfer pricing; technology transfer; and repatriation planning, estate, gift and individual tax planning.
International Employment, Immigration & Workforce Strategies:
Advice for multinational employers on proactive strategies for international assignments, visas, work permit filings, tax, employment law and other issues related to the transfer of people around the world, defence and prosecution of employment-related litigation, executive compensation and employee benefits, global equity services and pension funds.
The team has an extensive understanding of fund structures, securities, tax, and ERISA issues. It also has experience on the formation of non-registered funds, private equity funds, debt funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, and other investment vehicles.