Greenberg Traurig Attorneys and Practices Recognized in Chambers USA…

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Attorneys and practices from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been recognized in The Chambers USA 2019 Guide. According to its website, Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. More than 150 of the firm’s attorneys were recognized in the 2019 Guide, in addition to more than 40 of the firm’s practices across 20 regions.

In the USA Guide, attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement. Attorneys can also be designated as a “Star Individual,” “Eminent Practitioner,” “Senior Statespeople,” “Up and Coming,” “Star Associate,” or “Associate to Watch” by market and practice.

The following attorneys are recognized in special designations, in addition to any other rankings and mentions:

Star Individuals:

  • Lori G. Cohen (Product Liability & Mass Torts, USA – Nationwide) is co-chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice, Chair of the firm's Trial Practice Group, as well as Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, this is the first year she is recognized as a Star Individual.
  • Richard C. McCrea, Jr. (Labor & Employment, Florida) is a shareholder in the Tampa office and has been recognized as a star individual since 2010.

Eminent Practitioners:

  • Dennis J. Block (Corporate/M&A, New York) is senior chairman of the Global Corporate M&A Practice and a shareholder in the New York office. He has been named an eminent practitioner since 2014.
  • Keith J. Shapiro (Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Illinois) is a chairman emeritus of the global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and is co-chairman of the Chicago office. Shapiro has been recognized as an eminent practitioner since 2015.

Senior Statespeople:

  • Lucia A. Dougherty (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use; Greater Miami) is co-chair of the Miami Land Development & Zoning Practice and of counsel in the Miami office. Dougherty has been recognized as a senior statesmen since 2017.
  • Joseph Z. Fleming (Labor & Employment, Florida) is a shareholder in the Miami office and has been recognized as a senior statesmen since 2011.
  • Matthew B. Gorson (Real Estate, Greater Miami) is senior chairman of the firm and a shareholder in the Miami office. This is the second consecutive year Gorson has been recognized as a senior statesmen.
  • Robert S. Kant (Corporate/M&A, Arizona) is a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office. This is the first year he has been recognized in the senior statespeople category.
  • Barry Richard (Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial; Florida) is a shareholder in the firm’s Tallahassee, New York, and Washington, D.C. offices. He has been recognized as a senior statesmen for both practices since 2014.

Up and Coming

  • Justin F. Keith (Labor & Employment, Massachusetts) is a shareholder in the Boston office. This is his third consecutive year recognized as up and coming.
  • Ben McGuire (Banking & Finance: Public Finance; Massachusetts) is a shareholder in the Boston office and has been recognized as up and coming since 2017.

In addition to being recognized as a Star Individual, Cohen is recognized in the Spotlight Table for Product Liability: Pharmaceutical, USA – Nationwide. This is the twelfth consecutive year Cohen has been highlighted in the Spotlight Table for Product Liability: Pharmaceutical.

Nationwide, Greenberg Traurig was recognized in 13 practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Environment
  • Franchising
  • Gaming & Licensing
  • Immigration
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Native American Law
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Real Estate
  • REITs
  • Retail

Additionally, Greenberg Traurig was recognized in the areas listed below at the state level in various markets:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Construction
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
  • Environment
  • Gaming & Licensing
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
  • Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Tax

Below is the full listing of Greenberg Traurig attorneys ranked in the 2019 USA Guide in the following markets and practice areas:

  • Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré, Florida, Banking & Finance: Transactional
  • Stephen Baird, Minnesota, Intellectual Property
  • Kerri L. Barsh, Florida, Environment
  • Christopher L. Bell, Texas, Environment
  • Donn A. Beloff, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Sean W. Bezark, Illinois, Environment: Mainly Transactional
  • Charles S. Birenbaum, California, Labor & Employment
  • Brian H. Blaney, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
  • Dennis Block, New York, Corporate/M&A
  • Mark D. Bloom; Florida and USA – Nationwide; Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Warren S. Bloom, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Theodore I. Blum, Georgia, Corporate/M&A
  • Thomas J. Bond, Texas, Insurance: Regulation
  • Michael J. Bonner; Nevada: Corporate/Commercial and Gaming & Licensing
  • James N. Boudreau, Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment
  • Francis (Frank) R. Bradley III, Texas, Banking & Finance
  • Timothy W. Bratcher, Georgia, Banking & Finance
  • Alan J. Brody, New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Burt Bruton, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Rebecca Lynne Burnham, Arizona, Real Estate
  • Trevor J. Chaplick, Washington, D.C., Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Michael J. Cherniga, Florida, Healthcare
  • Mark A. Clayton; Nevada and USA – Nationwide; Gaming & Licensing
  • Lori G. Cohen; Georgia: Litigation – General Commercial; USA – Nationwide: Litigation – Trial Lawyers, Product Liability & Mass Torts, Product Liability: Pharmaceutical
  • Joseph F. Coniglio, Texas, Healthcare
  • Jay L. Cooper, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent
  • David A. Coulson, Florida, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Cindy J.K. Davis, Georgia, Banking & Finance
  • Richard F. Davis, USA – Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Albert A. del Castillo, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Jean M. DeLuca, Massachusetts, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Karl G. Dial, Texas, Litigation: Securities
  • Lucia A. Dougherty, Greater Miami, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Brian L. Duffy, Colorado, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Richard A. Edlin, New York, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Troy A. Eid; Colorado: Environment; USA – Nationwide: Native American Law
  • Iris Escarra, Greater Miami, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Orlando L. Evora, Florida: Outside Miami, Real Estate
  • Kristine J. Feher, New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Mark E. Ferrario, Nevada, Litigation: General Commercial
  • G. Michelle Ferreira, Northern California, Tax
  • Richard J. Fidei, Florida, Insurance
  • Bruce Fischer, Southern California, Real Estate
  • Michael T. Fishman, Illinois, Real Estate
  • Joseph Z. Fleming, Florida, Labor & Employment
  • Steven Fleissig, New Jersey, Real Estate
  • Laura Foote Reiff; Washington, D.C. and USA – Nationwide; Immigration
  • Carl A. Fornaris; Florida; Banking & Finance: Regulatory and Banking & Finance: Transactional
  • Mark R. Galis, Illinois, Intellectual Property
  • Robert C. Gang, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • John F. Gibbons, Illinois, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Laurie L. Gildan, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Richard J. Giusto, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Jodi R. Goodheart, Nevada, Real Estate
  • Matthew B. Gorson, Greater Miami Real Estate
  • Alan R. Greenfield, USA – Nationwide, Franchising
  • Scott M. Grossman, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Edward S. Hershfield, Massachusetts, Real Estate
  • John B. Hutton III, Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Harold N. Iselin, New York, Healthcare
  • Robert J. Ivanhoe; USA – Nationwide: Real Estate; New York: Real Estate – Mainly Dirt
  • John C. Jeppsen, Nevada, Corporate/Commercial
  • Wendy Johnson Lario, New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Jeffrey S. Kahn, Florida, Tax: Employee Benefits
  • Kate Kalmykov, New York, Immigration
  • Robert S. Kant, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
  • Barbara T. Kaplan, USA – Nationwide, Tax: Controversy
  • Roger B. Kaplan, New Jersey, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Fred E. Karlinsky, Florida, Insurance
  • Joel A. Katz, Georgia, Intellectual Property
  • Paul J. Keenan Jr., Florida, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Gregory W. Kehoe, Florida, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Justin F. Keith, Massachusetts, Labor & Employment
  • Leslie A. Klein, Arizona, Labor & Employment
  • Gary S. Kleinman, New York, Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
  • David B. Kurzweil, Georgia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Nancy B. Lash, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Gregory K. Lawrence, USA – Nationwide, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • James R. Leahy, Texas, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Kimberly S. LeCompte, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Peter H. Lieberman, Illinois, Corporate/M&A
  • Corey E. Light, Illinois, Real Estate
  • David Long-Daniels, Georgia, Labor & Employment
  • Kara L. MacCullough, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Bruce E. Macdonough, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
  • Jim Mace, Nevada, Real Estate
  • Michael L. Malone, Texas, Healthcare
  • David G. Mandelbaum, Pennsylvania, Environment
  • Alan Mansfield, New York, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Bruce I. March, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Joel D. Maser, Florida, Tax
  • Dwayne L. Mason, Texas, Intellectual Property
  • Terence P. McCourt, Massachusetts, Labor & Employment
  • Richard C. McCrea Jr., Florida, Labor & Employment
  • Ben McGuire, Massachusetts, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Scott Mendeloff, Illinois, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Scott Meza, Northern Virginia, Corporate/M&A
  • Nelson F. Migdal: USA – Nationwide: Leisure & Hospitality; Washington, D.C.: Real Estate
  • Christopher H. Milton, Massachusetts, Real Estate
  • Kenneth M. Minesinger, USA – Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Michael G. Murphy P.E., Florida, Construction
  • Marc J. Musyl, Colorado, Corporate/M&A
  • Howard L. Nelson, USA – Nationwide, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Christopher J. Neumann, Colorado, Environment
  • Kent Newsome, Texas, Real Estate
  • Neil Oberfeld, Colorado, Real Estate
  • David W. Oppenheim, USA – Nationwide, Franchising
  • Renée W. O'Rourke, Colorado, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • David G. Palmer, Colorado, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Nancy A. Peterman, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Sanford C. Presant, Southern California, Tax
  • Stephen L. Rabinowitz, New York, Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
  • Barry Richard; Florida; Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial
  • Bobby Rosenbloum, Georgia, Intellectual Property
  • Tina M. Ross, Texas, Real Estate
  • Steven C. Russo, New York, Environment
  • Martha A. Sabol, USA – Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing
  • Doreen U. Saia, New York, Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market
  • Gary A. Saul, Greater Miami, Real Estate
  • Elliot H. Scherker, Florida, Litigation: Appellate
  • Barry J. Schindler, New Jersey, Intellectual Property
  • Ozzie A. Schindler, Florida, Tax
  • Paul D. Schindler, New York, Media & Entertainment: Music
  • Martha J. Schoonover; USA - Nationwide and Washington, D.C.; Immigration
  • Jay A. Segal, New York, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Phillip R. Sellinger, New Jersey, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Francis J. Serbaroli, New York, Healthcare
  • Keith J. Shapiro, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Richard A. Sirus, Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Louis Smith, New Jersey, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Howard J. Steinberg, California, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Jonathan L. Sulds, New York, Labor & Employment
  • Michael J. Sullivan; USA – Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality; Florida: Outside Miami, Real Estate
  • Daniel J. Tyukody, California, Litigation: Securities
  • Gregg R. Vermeys, Nevada, Real Estate
  • Diane E. Vuocolo, Philadelphia & Surrounds, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Charles Skip Watson, Texas, Litigation: Appellate
  • Jennifer Weddle, USA – Nationwide, Native American Law
  • David B. Weinstein; Florida; Environment and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • David E. Wells, Florida, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Quinn Williams, Arizona, Corporate/M&A
  • Jéan E. Wilson, Florida, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Todd D. Wozniak, Georgia, Labor & Employment

In addition, the below attorneys were recognized in the guide as Recognised Practitioners:

  • Mark E. Baker, Colorado, Real Estate
  • Michael J. Baum, Illinois, Real Estate
  • Nan B. Braley, Texas, Banking & Finance
  • Heath J. Briggs, Colorado, Intellectual Property
  • Gregory J. Casas, Texas, Antitrust
  • James J. DeCarlo, New Jersey, Intellectual Property
  • Jason T. Simon, Northern Virginia, Corporate/M&A

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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