Firm profile submitted by Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
Total number of partners: 1066
Total number of other lawyers: 1042
Total number of attorneys: 2108
Offices: Albany, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Berlin, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington, DC, Weschester County and West Palm Beach.
In Germany, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP. In Mexico, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig, S.C. In Poland, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.
In Seoul, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig LLP Foreign Legal Consultant Office. In Tel Aviv, the office is a branch of Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
In Tokyo, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig Tokyo Law Offices offices
In Tel Aviv, the office is a branch of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. In Tokyo, the firm does business as Greenberg Traurig Tokyo Law Offices
Strategic Alliance*: In Milan, the firm has a strategic alliance with the Italian law firm Santa Mario Studio Legale.
*Greenberg Traurig is not responsible for any legal or other services rendered by attorneys employed by the Strategic Alliance firm.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been named the largest firm in the US by Law360 in 2017, and was among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100.
GT in Europe: GT’s European presence is enhanced by its offices located in London, Berlin, Warsaw and Amsterdam. The firm’s attorneys have advised numerous European and multinational clients operating in a variety of sectors including real estate, technology, media, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, banking, life sciences, financial services, information services, retail and communications.
GT in Asia: The attorneys in GT’s Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo offices work with multilingual colleagues in the US and across the GT network to focus on both inbound and outbound business opportunities, including inbound advice, especially in Shanghai and Tokyo, and outbound advice from all offices, especially Seoul.
GT in Latin America: Greenberg Traurig’s award-winning Latin American & Iberian Practice draws on resources from offices in New York, Miami, Mexico City and around the world, bringing together a multidisciplinary team of lawyers to help clients identify and capitalise on business opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The team, which includes lawyers who have been chief legal officers at major multinational companies, has wide-ranging experience representing US and international clients who do business in Latin America, Cuba, and the Iberian Peninsula, as well as advising Latin American and Spanish clients on their business ventures in the United States. Experience throughout the region enables GT to offer clients local knowledge and resources as they seek market opportunities, investments, financing, access to capital markets, governmental strategies or international dispute resolution.
GT in the Middle East: The Tel Aviv office acts as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs seeking legal counsel in relation to opportunities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world. Additionally, GT’s global client base benefits from the firm’s on-the-ground knowledge of the legal aspects related to doing business with Israelis, and its depth of experience in assisting clients with legal matters related to opportunities in Israel.
Main Areas of Practice:
Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures:
Extensive experience negotiating and advising public and private US and multinational clients on mergers and acquisitions, including acquisition finance facilities, joint ventures, strategic investments, asset sales and purchases, spin-offs, going-private transactions, LBOs and MBOs, including cross-border transactions.
Private Equity & Venture Capital:
Representation of venture capital firms, sponsors of private equity funds, registered investment companies and investment managers and advisers in connection with fund creation, capital formation, portfolio investment, asset management, capital raising and representation of portfolio companies.
Represent issuers and underwriters in connection with debt and equity securities offerings, including IPOs and follow-on stock offerings. Advise issuers, initial purchasers and placement agents in high yield debt offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation S.
International Litigation & Arbitration:
The firm 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. 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, as well as arbitrating disputes in multiple international arbitration tribunals.
Global Energy & Infrastructure:
The firm 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. The firm advises private and public sector clients in all aspects of public-private partnership (PPP) transactions.
Representation of diverse client base, both institutional and entrepreneurial, in project, mezzanine and company financings, joint ventures, private equity fund formation, acquisitions and dispositions, operations, leasing, restructuring and workouts, development planning and land use involving all property types, from retail, office, residential (multi-family and condominiums), industrial, and the full range of hospitality and resort projects, located across the United States and internationally.
Business Reorganisation & Financial Restructuring:
Representation of financially troubled corporate borrowers — including their boards of directors and special committees, lenders with non-performing loans, buyers of distressed debt and assets — including hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investor groups, as well as representation of senior and mezzanine lenders in pre-packaged bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings in both domestic and crossborder situations.
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.
Global Aircraft & Equipment Finance & Leasing:
Representation of airlines, lessors, lenders and operators in equipment finance and leasing transactions; acquisitions and investments in aviation related businesses; aviation industry commercial and operational matters; aircraft and engine purchase orders and related supplier support; aircraft, engine and spare parts financings; operating leases; lease and loan restructurings and work-outs; and general commercial and operational matters specific to the airline industry.
The team advises clients on trade policies, remedies, negotiations, disputes, strategic trade consulting, international trade agreements, trade legislation and lobbying, antitrust and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act counselling, US Foreign Military Sales Program and US anti-boycott and embargo regulations.
The firm draws on the deep transactional, regulatory, litigation, and intellectual property experience of its dedicated attorneys to advise regional, national, and international franchisors, manufacturers, and distributors in the many aspects of franchising and distribution. Clients, ranging from individual entrepreneurs to internationally recognised public companies, rely on GT to structure domestic and international franchise and distribution programs, prepare and file registration documents, counsel on compliance with federal and state relationship regulations, counsel on the implementation of system-wide marketing and other franchise programs, and address relationship problems that may arise.
Immigration & Compliance:
The firm advises multinational corporations on a variety of employment-related immigration issues, focusing on strategic immigration planning for US and international companies for the international relocation of personnel both from and into the United States. Additionally, the I-9 Compliance group assists companies with drafting employment verification compliance policies, training sessions, internal audits, as well as representation in government audits. The GT immigration and compliance practice also defends businesses involving large-scale government raids and audits.
Banking & Finance:
The firm’s banking and finance practice has wide-ranging experience representing clients in various finance and financial regulatory matters, including acquisition finance; mezzanine lending; asset based finance; middle market lending; aviation and equipment financing; multilateral development bank finance; borrower-side representation; project and infrastructure finance; cross-border finance; restructuring and eorkouts; export credit finance; securitisations; financial regulatory and compliance; structured finance and derivatives; investment grade lending; syndicated lending; and lender-side representation.