Firm profile submitted by Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Chief Executive Officer: Brian L Duffy
Executive Chairman: Richard A Rosenbaum
Senior Chairmen: Cesar L Alvarez, Matthew B Gorson
Number of partners: 1062
Number of other lawyers: 1051
USA Offices: Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Washington, DC, West Palm Beach, and Westchester.
International Offices: Amsterdam; Berlin (Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP; Berlin-GT Restructuring); Shanghai; London, (Greenberg Traurig LLP- a UK registered entity); Mexico City (Greenberg Traurig, SC.); Tel Aviv, (a branch of Greenberg Traurig PA, Florida, US); Seoul (Greenberg Traurig LLP Foreign Legal Consultant Office); Warsaw (Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.); Tokyo (Greenberg Traurig Horitsu Jimusho)
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2045 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm works with clients to address their multi disciplinary and cross-border needs. In 2017 GT celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding.
The team advises clients in organizing, operating, financing, and expanding businesses, including:
M&A and business combinations, divestitures; private equity and venture capital financings; LBOs, IPOs, and underwritten securities offerings; project financings; private debt financings; securitizations; going-private, credit enhancement, derivatives, and syndicated lending transactions; and broker-dealer and investment company advisory matters.
The team comprises more than 600 litigators globally. It assists clients with antitrust; appellate; commercial litigation; class actions; construction; eDiscovery and eRetention; environmental; fiduciary litigation; financial services; IP litigation; IDR; labor and employment; media and entertainment; products liability, including pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare; real estate, securities and shareholder, and technologyrelated litigation; and white collar criminal defense.
The team has 40 years’ experience providing global legal services for property investment, development, management, and finance. The team received the Chambers USA 2013 and 2010 Award for Excellence. Its client base comprises a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, opportunity funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and private owners.
Intellectual Property & Technology:
The team offers strategies for the protection of clients’ IP in all technologies, from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and chemistry to mechanical, electronics and computer software, and e-commerce. GT helps clients with emerging technology matters, from token generation events, initial coin offerings, and cryptocurrency exchanges, to the development and licensing of blockchain-as-a-service.
Health & FDA:
More than 100 attorneys combine dedicated experience in healthcare regulatory compliance and operational matters and related disciplines, including corporate, finance, tax, antitrust, litigation, restructuring, and IP to help clients respond to the rapidly changing healthcare marketplace.
The team advises on trade agreements, legislation and lobbying, antitrust, and FCPA counseling, US Foreign Military Sales Program, US anti-boycott and embargo regulations, identification of complex export control for tech, defense and aerospace companies, defense of corporations in export-related criminal investigations and unfair trade cases.
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Crisis Management:
The team is dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security, and information management issues and is well-versed in the full range of privacy and data security-related legislation and regulations in the United States (both federal and state), European Union, Mexico, and Asia.
Energy & Natural Resources:
The team works in conjunction with other disciplines to represent a diverse group of global clients from all corners of the oil and gas industry, from independent producers to pipeline companies.
Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
The team has decades of advisory and litigation experience handling highly complex issues that arise in reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales as well as cross-border proceedings.
Tax, Trusts & Estates:
The tax and wealth management attorneys advise high net worth individuals, families, and closely held businesses in the growth of their family assets through planning. Additionally, they develop and implement tax strategies to maximize returns and minimize taxes.
Government Law & Policy:
The team represents corporations, municipalities, and organizations before the legislative and executive branches in federal, state, and local government.
Team members serve the needs of state and local issuers and underwriters in all areas of public finance, including 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.
Entertainment & Media:
With offices in the centers of the entertainment industry, the multi disciplinary practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, live stage, and cable industries, including the convergence of new technologies, digital delivery systems, and advertising and sponsor-driven financing models.
Labor & Employment:
Team members assist US and global clients throughout the full employment relationship, from counseling to prevention to defense.
The team assists clients with permitting, compliance, and regulatory matters; transactions; administrative proceedings; civil and criminal enforcement; and environmental and toxic tort litigation.
The multidisciplinary team has 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 media, real estate, telecommunications, technology, aviation, entertainment, life sciences, and financial services.
Immigration & Compliance:
The team is experienced in corporate immigration law, and represents businesses and individuals from around the world on inbound and outbound immigration matters, legislative and policy issues, and compliance needs.