April 13, 2021

Volume XI, Number 103

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

 

Fifty years after its founding, Greenberg Traurig has approximately 2200 attorneys and 40 locations on three continents including locations in 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. Greenberg Traurig locations include: Albany, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, London*, Los Angeles, Mexico City+, Miami, Milan», Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seoul∞, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tel Aviv^, Tokyo¤, Warsaw~, Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, and Westchester County.

Content is for informational purposes only and does not contain legal or other advice and/or opinions. More information and disclosures can be found here.

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Contributing authors from Greenberg Traurig, LLP:

Corrado Angelelli Partner Milan Greenberg Traurig
Partner
Corrado Angelelli focuses on the financial aspects of global transactions. He has a strong background in corporate law, specifically real estate finance matters and non-performing loans (...
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Associate
Kara E. Angeletti is an associate in the Labor and Employment practice group. Kara focuses her practice on matters involving employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage-and-...
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Associate
Robert “Woody” Angle is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Northern Virginia office. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including employment disputes...
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Daniel Ansell, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Real Estate Attorney
Shareholder; Chair, Real Estate Operations Practice
Daniel J. Ansell is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Litigation Practice and Chairs the Real Estate Operations Practice. Daniel represents real estate firms, property management companies,...
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Greenberg Traurig's Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation Practice supports clients on the broad array of antitrust issues, drawing on the capabilities of attorneys in the...
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Elana B. Araj Intellectual Property Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
Elana B. Araj focuses her practice on patent, trademark, and copyright infringement litigation in district court, post-grant review proceedings before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office...
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Associate
Mari Arakawa focuses her practice on finance, financial regulatory, general corporate and gaming regulations. Prior to join Greenberg Traurig’s Tokyo Law Office, she was a legal apprentice...
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Douglas E Arend  Commodities Attorney Greenberg Traurig Chicago
Of Counsel
Douglas E. Arend focuses his practice on commodity futures, derivatives and securities, with an emphasis on managed funds. He represents registered and exempt investment advisers, commodity...
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Claire Arritola, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Fort Lauderdale, Tax Law Attorney
Attorney
Claire Arritola focuses her practice on the tax implications of foreign investments and foreign disregarded entities. Her experience as a tax consultant at a Big Four accounting firm gives...
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Luis Jorge Akle Arronte Environmental Attorney Greenberg Traurig Mexico City, Mexico
Associate
Luis Jorge Akle Arronte focuses his practice on environmental matters and renewable energy projects. Concentrations Environmental Compliance Renewable Energy Projects
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Viola Bensinger, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Germany, Cybersecurity Litigation Attorney
Partner
Viola Bensinger chairs the Technology Practice as well as the Litigation Practice in Germany. She advises clients from the technology, media and healthcare industries. Within the technology...
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Shareholder
Andrew G. Berg Chairs the Global Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation Practice and advises clients on litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and other antitrust and competition-...
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Charlie Berk Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig New York, NY
Associate
Charlie Berk is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's New York office. Capabilities Litigation
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Paul Berkowitz, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Corporate Law Attorney
Shareholder
With more than 40 years of experience counseling both domestic and international companies in a wide range of industries, Paul Berkowitz focuses on serving the capital needs of clients. He...
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Michael Berlin, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Albany New York, White Collar Defense Environmental Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Michael A. Berlin focuses his practice on financial and insurance regulatory investigations, white collar defense, Medicaid fraud investigations, government affairs, environmental and...
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Miguel Flores Bernés Antitrust & Competition Attorney Greenberg Traurig Mexico City, Mexico
Shareholder
Miguel Flores Bernés focuses his practice on antitrust and competition issues affecting clients in various industries, including government merger review, investigations of alleged...
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Robert Bernstein, GreenbergTraurig Law Firm, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Rob Bernstein focuses his practice on labor and employment exclusively for management, with an emphasis in litigation and counseling. With over 30 years of experience, Rob has represented...
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Lorence Jon Bielby Trial Attorney Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee, FL
Shareholder
Lo Bielby is a Shareholder resident in Greenberg Traurig’s Tallahassee, Florida office. With more than 30 years of experience, trial lawyer Lo Bielby aggressively represents public and...
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Jonathan L. Bing Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Shareholder
Jonathan L. Bing is an experienced advocate who advises corporate, association and nonprofit clients in the entertainment, financial services, health care, transportation, and social...
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 Katie L. Birchenough Associate GT Law commercial litigation business torts, and breach of contract claims
Associate
Katie L. Birchenough represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters including business torts, and breach of contract claims.  She also advises clients on a variety of New York...
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Trevor J. Chaplick Corporate & Transactional Attorney Greenberg Traurig Washington, DC
Shareholder
Trevor J. Chaplick represents technology and growth companies, underwriters, private equity firms, and venture capital funds in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters,...
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Teresa Charatjan, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Amsterdam, Corporate and European Law Litigation Attorney
Associate
Teresa Charatjan focuses her practice on national and European competition law, corporate law, and EU regulatory issues, as well as litigation and arbitration in relation to these matters....
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Robert P. Charrow, Greenberg Traurig, biotechnology attorney, health care issues lawyer, public health service act counsel, regulatory issues law
Shareholder
Robert P. Charrow focuses his practice on research, biotechnology and health care issues. He represents health care providers, scientists, pharmaceutical companies, universities, research...
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Senior Associate
Rupert Cheetham is a member of the Banking & Financial Services practice in Greenberg Traurig's London office. He has a broad practice involving restructuring and insolvency, leveraged...
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Addiped Cheng, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, London, Antitrust Litigation Attorney
Associate
Addiped Cheng is an attorney Greenberg Traurig's Competition and Regulatory Group. She advises clients on all aspects of EU, UK and Hong Kong competition law, including behavioural...
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Michael Cherniga, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Tallahassee, Health Care Law Attorney
Shareholder
On a state, regional and national basis, Mike provides sophisticated and nuanced counsel on health care regulatory and transactional matters. His practice focuses on compliance issues...
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Jeffrey A. Chester Energy Finance Attorney Greenberg Traurig Los Angeles, CA
Shareholder
Jeff Chester, Global Head of Energy Project Finance, has deep experience handling transactions related to renewable energy, having closed more than 100 wind and solar power projects...
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Greenberg Traurig's Shanghai team advises U.S. and international clients entering the Chinese market, as well as those with established business interests in the region. We assist in...
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Associate
Stacey Chiu represents employers in multi-plaintiff, single plaintiff, and class action lawsuits under California and federal law on a wide range of labor and employment law matters,...
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Chang Won Choi, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Northern Virginia, Tax Law Attorney
Shareholder
Chang Choi focuses his practice on U.S. federal tax matters, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, partnership transactions, tax-free spin-offs and other...
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Sonali Dohale, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Environmental and International Trade Law Attorney
Associate
Sonali Dohale focuses her practice on compliance counseling, environmental due diligence and environmental litigation under state and federal statutes. Sonali’s experience at government...
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Miguel A. Dominguez, Finance, Greenberg Traurig, Securities Lawyer, Boston University, Attorney
Associate
Miguel A. Dominguez focuses his practice on corporate and securities law. J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 2011 B.S., Boston University, 2008 Admitted to Practice Virginia...
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Nataliya Binshteyn Dominguez, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Northern Virginia, Immigration Law Attorney
Associate
Nataliya Binshteyn Dominguez focuses her practice on global business immigration matters. She advises corporate and individual clients in a variety of employment-based immigrant and non-...
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Arthur Don, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Corporate and Finance Law Attorney
Shareholder
Arthur Don is the Co-Chair of the Investment Regulation Group. He has more than 30 years of experience representing mutual funds, public investment companies, fund independent directors,...
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Brett Doran, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Litigation and E-Discovery Attorney
Shareholder
Brett M. Doran concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, with a focus on consumer class action litigation, data security breach litigation, financial services industry litigation...
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 Jill A. Dougherty Practice Group Attorney Chicago, Labor & Employment Workforce,Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement
Practice Group Attorney
Jill A. Dougherty has over 35 years of experience as an employment law attorney and litigator. She counsels and assists employers with labor and employment law compliance and helps them...
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Mason Drake, Mergers Acquisitions Corporate lawyer, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Shareholder
Mason H. Drake concentrates his practice on private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments and investment fund formation, secured debt and structured...
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Jonathan D. Draluck, Greenberg Traurig, strategic transactions lawyer,
Of Counsel
Jonathan Draluck counsels public and private companies on a variety of commercial and strategic transactions. He has focused on technology transfer and procurement matters and developed...
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Michelle L. DuCharme, Greenberg Traurig, Sacramento, Complex Class Action Lawyer, Government Regulatory Attorney
Associate
Michelle DuCharme focuses her practice on litigation and labor and employment matters in California, representing clients in both state and federal court. She represents and advises...
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Liz Dudek  Director of Healthcare Affairs
Director of Healthcare Affairs
Liz Dudek’s career in Florida’s state government spanned over 40 years across a variety of senior management positions including Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration and...
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Associate
Iza van Erkel advises and represents national and international clients across a broad range of employment and employee benefits issues. Her experience includes dismissals, large...
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Ronda B. Esaw Shareholder Labor & Employment Litigation Government Contracts Trade Secrets
Shareholder
Ronda B. Esaw focuses her practice on labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment discrimination litigation in the health care, finance, government contracting, nonprofit, and...
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Carlos M. Escandón Finance Attorney Greenberg Traurig Mexico City
Associate
Carlos M. Escandón focuses his practice on banking and financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and securities matters. He advises and represents lenders,...
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Iris Escarra, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Environmental and Government Policy Attorney
Shareholder
Iris Escarra is an attorney in the Miami Land Development and Zoning Practice and practices land use, zoning and procurement law, and is certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in city,...
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Nancy Guillén Environmental Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Associate
Nancy Guillén focuses her practice on global energy, including oil and gas, administrative, and environmental law. She advises international companies dedicated to upstream activities,...
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Greenberg Traurig’s Tax and Business Group provides practical tax advice to high-net-worth individuals, private businesses and financial institutions. Our Tax and Business Group includes a...
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Laura E. Evangelista Shareholder Government Law & Policy Insurance Insurance Regulatory & Transactions
Shareholder
Laura E. Evangelista focuses her practice on insurance regulatory matters. Laura previously served as Executive Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services...
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Zachary C. Eyster Greenberg Traurig Associate Entertainment & Media Intellectual Property & Technology Trademark & Brand Management
Associate
Zach counsels individuals and entities of all sizes on brand management and related intellectual property matters. He is experienced in all phases of clients’ domestic and international...
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Michael B. Fisco Bankruptcy & Reorganization Attorney Greenberg Traurig Minneapolis, MN
Shareholder
Michael B. Fisco is Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis office. Michael has been involved in some of the most complex bankruptcy and reorganization cases in the country...
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 David Fitzgerald Attorney Corporate Lawyer Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
David Fitzgerald advises clients on a wide range of corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private fundraisings and corporate reorganisations. David...
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Joseph Fleming, Greenberg Traurig Law Attorney, Miami, Labor and Employment, Technology and Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Joseph Z. Fleming is an experienced litigator and labor and employment lawyer who represents a diverse group of clients, including governmental entities, national and international airlines...
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Martin Fojas Employment Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Of Counsel
Martin C. Fojas focuses his practice on trade secrets and restrictive covenant counseling and litigation, along with employment and wage and hour counseling and litigation. He advises...
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Luigi Fontanesi Intellectual Property Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Milan
Partner
Luigi Fontanesi represents clients on judicial and non-judicial matters in the fields of industrial law, intellectual property, trademarks, advertising, unfair competition, information...
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Thomas Quinn Ford Litigation Attorney
Associate
Thomas Quinn Ford is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Chicago office. Capabilities Litigation Experience Internship Judicial Extern, Honorable Jorge L. Alonso, U.S...
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Tiffany Forcyde, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Tiffany S. Fordyce is an attorney in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Workforce Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement group. She concentrates her practice on commercial...
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Carl Fornaris, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami and Washington DC, Finance and Corporate Law Attorney
Shareholder
Carl A. Fornaris is an attorney in firm's Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice. With 24 years of legal experience, Carl advises banks and their holding companies, investment...
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Rosanna Fox, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Business Immigration Attorney
Shareholder
Rosanna M. Fox focuses her practice on business immigration advising large and small corporate clients with regard to the development and implementation of effective immigration compliance...
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Laurinda Frederick Real Estate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Denver, CO
Associate
Laurinda Frederick assists clients in virtually all aspects of transactional commercial real estate throughout the U.S. She concentrates her practice on acquisition, disposition, finance,...
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Tracy Gerber, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, West Palm Beach, Securities and Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
West Palm Beach Co-Managing Shareholder
Tracy L. Gerber is a lawyer in the West Palm Beach office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Broker-Dealer Securities Litigation Practice. She is also a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment...
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Glenn Gerena, Greeberg Traurig Law Firm, Boca Raton, Real Estate and Hospitality Attorney
Shareholder
Glenn A. Gerena is a community development and hospitality attorney, whose practice focuses on structuring and documentation for recreational club membership programs and community...
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Francoise Gilbert, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Silicon Valley, Technology and Intellectual Property Attorney
Shareholder
Francoise Gilbert focuses her practice on U.S. and global data privacy and security in a wide variety of markets, including, among others, preparation for and compliance with the European...
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Bruce Giles-Klein, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Transportation and Public Finance Attorney
Shareholder
Bruce Giles-Klein advises on a wide range of public finance matters, including transportation, industrial development, resource recovery, airport, electric power, water and sewer, single...
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James Gillenwater Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
  James Gillenwater has represented clients such as Fortune 500 companies, world leaders, and Olympians in high-stakes international disputes, including trials, arbitrations, and complex...
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David Gitlin, corporate and securities attorney Greenberg Traurig, foreign venture capital lawyer, cross-border transaction counsel, company sale law
Shareholder
David Gitlin co-leads the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, technology...
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Mark Glaser, Governmental Affairs Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, New York State Assembly counsel, telecommunications company law, public finance lawyer
Shareholder
Mark F. Glaser represents businesses and individuals with respect to governmental ethics and compliance, legislative issues, governmental procurement practices, competitive bidding...
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Leslie Godfrey, commercial litigation Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, bankruptcy legal counsel, dispute resolution lawyer, foreclosure law
Shareholder
Leslie S. Godfrey focuses her practice on representing lenders in loan workout, foreclosure deficiency action and modification short sale procedures. Leslie also handles corporate and...
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William J. Goines Employment Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
William J. Goines is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Silicon Valley Office and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, real estate, employment litigation and employment...
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Jerrold Goldberg, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Education Attorney
Shareholder
Jerrold F. Goldberg practices in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Labor-Management Relations group. He has been practicing in virtually all aspects of labor and employment law...
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Eileen M. Hayes SHAREHOLDER Health Care & FDA Practice Insurance
Shareholder
Eileen M. Hayes focuses her practice on health care and insurance regulatory matters. She advises clients on issues related to the New York marketplace, Medicaid, and managed care and...
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Somer Hayes Healthcare Lawyer GT Law Firm
Associate
Somer Hayes focuses her practice on health care law, including regulatory, transactional, administrative and litigation matters. Somer has assisted in representing hospitals, physicians,...
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Anna Hałas-Krawczyk Labor & Employment Attorney Greenberg Traurig law Firm
Local Partner
Anna Hałas-Krawczyk is experienced in labour law and has deep knowledge of management contracts and incentive plans for top management. Her practice focuses on assisting a variety of...
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Greenberg Traurig's Health Care & FDA Practice is recognized for handling transactional, litigation, regulatory, product approval, enforcement, and compliance matters for organizations...
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Aonghus Heatley, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, London, Environmental Law Attorney
Associate
Aonghus Heatley has worked on a wide range of significant corporate, commercial, environmental and regulatory transactions or matters including on: a broad range of complex environment and...
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Genus Heidary focuses much of her practice on environmental, health, and safety-related matters, providing both proactive compliance counseling, as well as strategic advocacy at times of...
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Caroline Heller, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Caroline J. Heller is an atttorney in the Litigation Practice of the firm's New York office. She is also Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Pro Bono program. Caroline focuses her practice...
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Lawrence Heller, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Tax Law And Private Wealth Attorney
Shareholder
Lawrence H. Heller counsels individuals and members of their families on matters relating to domestic and international estate and income tax planning. Many of his clients are high net...
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Susan Heller, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Orange County, Corporate and Intellectual Property Law Attorney
Shareholder
Susan is Co-Managing Shareholder of the Orange County office, Chair of the firm's Global Trademark & Brand Management Group, and Co-Chair of the firm's Global Women’s Initiative. Susan...
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Ryan F. Helmrich Finance Lawyer Greenberg Traurig
Associate
Ryan F. Helmrich advises fund complexes, investment managers, broker-dealers, and asset servicing providers on a broad range of investment management regulatory and transactional matters....
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Julie Kendin-Schrader, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Orlando, Environmental Law Attorney
Shareholder
Julie P. Kendig-Schrader represents both the public and private sector in land use and environmental matters and administrative litigation. She works with clients to create public/private...
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Yama Keshawerz GT Law Virgina Immigration & Compliance Associate
Associate
Yama Keshawerz provides businesses with strategic immigration advice and delivery of immigration services including securing and advising on visa classification for specialty occupation...
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Mohammed Khamisa QC Commercial Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig London, UK
Shareholder
Mohammed Khamisa QC focuses his practice on commercial litigation, concentrating on complex multi-jurisdictional cases which often involve fraud, particularly within the banking and...
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Adil Khan, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Adil M. Khan is a commercial litigator with a primary focus on commercial disputes, class actions, and labor & employment matters. He has diverse experience in all phases of civil...
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Filip Kijowski Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Poland
Local Partner
Filip Kijowski focuses his practice on advising private equity and corporate clients (including listed companies) in connection with mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and...
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Alexander J. Kim Intellectual Property Attorney Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Minneapolis
Shareholder
Alex Kim protects companies’ inventions by acquiring patents and the associated monopoly rights for the companies. Alex has wide-ranging experience in prosecuting patent applications in...
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April B. Kim Energy Attorney Greenberg Traurig Los Angeles, CA
Shareholder
April B. Kim focuses her practice on energy industry transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, project development, and finance. She represents clients in both renewable and non-...
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Richard C. Kim Corporate Finance Greenberg Traurig New York, NY
Shareholder
Richard C. Kim focuses his practice on representing private equity sponsors, public and private borrowers, lead arrangers and lenders in connection with syndicated and bilateral loan...
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Katarina Kingston is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig's New Jersey office. She focuses her practice on representing employers and managers in a variety...
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Jillian Kirn, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Philadelphia, Environment and Energy Law Attorney
Shareholder
Jillian C. Kirn focuses her practice on environmental and energy matters. She represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts and works on behalf of developers and corporations...
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Jeffrey Leacox, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Sacramento, Government Policy Attorney
Shareholder
Jeffrey Leacox is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Sacramento Office and has represented businesses and trade associations before the California Legislature, the Governor and state...
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Mindy Leathe, Greeberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Tax Law, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Mindy Leathe focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits. With  more than 20 years of experience advising public and private  companies,  not-for-profit entities, fiduciaries...
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Jonathan Lelu, Government Law and Policy Attorney, Greenberg Traurig Law firm
Shareholder
Jonathan P. Leleu leads Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy practice in Nevada and represents GT clients before every level of government on issues ranging from economic and...
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Thomas O. Lemon ASSOCIATE Boston Litigation Energy & Natural Resources
Associate
Thomas O. Lemon focuses his practice on litigation and regulation in the energy sector. After receiving his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011, Tom worked as an attorney-...
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Patricia Leonard, Greenberg Traurig, complex commercial litigation attorney, breach of contract lawyer, corporate dispute arbitrator, defamation legal counsel, copyright infringement law
Shareholder
Patricia A. Leonard has successfully handled numerous complex business and commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, and in arbitration. Her broad experience includes...
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Tomás Leonard Arbitration Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
Tomás Leonard focuses his practice on international arbitration and international litigation covering primarily foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin American countries. He advises and...
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Martin Lepelstat, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New Jersey, Tax and Estate Planning Law Attorney
Shareholder
Martin L. Lepelstat focuses his practice on tax and trusts and estate planning. He has represented individuals, businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, and...
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Noel Lesica, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New Jersey, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Noel A. Lesica provides clients with insight into employment law issues with the added perspective gained by her experience working in-house for major pharmaceutical companies. Noel began...
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Jonathan Lessnet, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Delaware, Corporate, Finance and Tax Law Attorney
Shareholder
Jonathan I. Lessner focuses his practice on a broad range of transactional matters, including the delivery of Delaware third-party legal opinions, true sale opinions, non-consolidation...
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Ella Leviyeva represents and advises corporate clients on their employment-based immigration matters. She focuses her practice on immigrant and non-immigrant transactional cases and...
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Lucia L. Marker-Moore, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Litigation Attorney
Associate
Lucia L. Marker-Moore is an associate in the Litigation Practice of the firm's Chicago office. She has represented clients in a range of commercial disputes, including contract...
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Mark Marks, Greenberg Traurig, antitrust compliance attorney, mergers acquisitions lawyer, joint venture law, foreign investment legal counsel
Of Counsel
Mary K. Marks practices in the areas of antitrust and competition counseling, with a focus on complying with and obtaining clearance under the Hart-Scott Rodino Act and global merger...
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Pamela J. Marple Commercial litigation Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Shareholder
Pamela J. Marple’s practice over 25 years has focused on regulatory and commercial litigation, government investigations, and corporate compliance matters. Ms. Marple has litigated cases...
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Bradley Marsh, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, San Francisco, Tax Law Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Bradley R. Marsh is an attorney at the San Francisco office and focuses his practice on tax controversy matters, including property, sales, payroll, business license, employment, franchise...
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 Danielle L. Martin Real Estate Attorney Greenberg Traurig London, UK
Shareholder
Danielle L. Martin is co-chair of the firm's London Real Estate Group. She has broad experience dealing with complex real estate transactions. She undertakes a wide variety of commercial...
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James Martin  Tax Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
James R. Martin focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, real estate, joint ventures, restructurings, and tax-exempt organizations. Concentrations Transactional tax practice...
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John L. Mascialino Shareholder Government Law & Policy Infrastructure Government Contracts
Shareholder
John L. Mascialino heads the firm's New York Government Law & Policy Practice. He focuses his practice on administrative law, government affairs, government contracts, government...
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Giulia Massara Contract & Commercial Litigation Greenberg Traurig Milan, Italy
Trainee
Giulia joined the firm as a trainee in December 2017. Her practice is mainly focused on litigation, European Union law and international trade law. She regularly supports the professionals...
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 James D Masterman Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Boston ,Litigation, Real Estate, Litigation, Real Estate Operations, Trial Practice
Shareholder
James D. Masterman is a trial lawyer with a broad range of experience in eminent domain and real estate valuation litigation, including tax proceedings and lease arbitrations, and in the...
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Sarah M. Mathews Commercial Litigation Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
Sarah M. Mathews focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal matters, and regulatory investigations. She is experienced in handling government...
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Glenn Newman, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Real Estate and Tax Law Attorney
Shareholder
Glenn Newman focuses his practice on tax planning and controversy matters involving state and local taxes including personal income tax, corporate tax, sales tax and real property transfer...
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Jennifer D. Newton Practice Group Attorney Corporate, Financial Regulatory & Compliance, Banking & Financial Services
Practice Group Attorney
Jennifer D. Newton, a former federal financial services regulator, advises banking and financial institutions on risk management and compliance matters relating to federal and state...
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Kristen Ng, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Nortrhern Virginia, Immigration Law Attorney
Associate
Kristen W. Ng focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance matters. She advises individuals and companies on a wide range of immigration matters, including nonimmigrant and...
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Thuy-An T. Nguyen Associate Greenberg Traurig
Associate
Thuy-An T. Nguyen is an associate in the Immigration and Compliance Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. She focuses her practice on all aspects of corporate immigration,...
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Tra Nguyen Immigration Attorney Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
Tra Nguyen is an associate in the Immigration & Compliance Group. She advises clients on a variety of employment-based immigration matters, including non-immigrant and immigrant visa...
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Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Tallahassee, Environmental and Litigation Law Attorney
Shareholder
With 20+ years of experience negotiating and resolving complex environmental regulatory, permitting, and litigation matters, Maribel Nichoson-Choice advises lending institutions on...
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Michael Nicodema Patent Lawyer Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
Michael A. Nicodema is a shareholder in GT’s New Jersey and New York offices. Mike is an experienced trial lawyer, and has tried patent and trade secret cases in a variety of subject matter...
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Johan Nijmeijer, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Amsterdam, Labor and Employment, Corporate and Real Estate Law Attorney
Associate
Johan Nijmeijer focuses his practice on real estate developments, leases and acquisitions in the Netherlands and related litigation. Johan also advises (international) clients on commercial...
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Anita Ninan Immigration Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Of Counsel
Anita E. J. Ninan is an international business attorney focusing her practice on U.S. business immigration and nationality law as well as global mobility, with previous international work...
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Ben Nipper Health CAre & FDA Attorney Greenberg Traurig Houston, TX
Associate
Ben Nipper is a member of the Health Care & FDA Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Houston office. Ben focuses his practice on telehealth and fraud and abuse. He also has experience...
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Chantal Phillips, Corporate Securities lawyer, Greenberg Traurig Maher, london
Associate
Chantal Phillips focuses her practice on corporate and securities. Prior to joining the firm, she was a trainee at Hogan Lovells.  Significant Representations Advised Amaya Gaming Group...
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Ashley M. Farrell Pickett Labor & Employment Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Shareholder
Ashley M. Farrell Pickett focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment and general business law. She has deep experience in both state and federal courts, ranging from...
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Todd A. Pickles White Collar Attorney Greenberg Traurig Sacramento, CA
Of Counsel
Todd A. Pickles represents clients in white collar matters and investigations, as well as conducting independent investigations regarding potential violations of criminal and civil law and...
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Ginger Pigott, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Healthcare and Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Ginger Pigott is Vice Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice and focuses her practice on products liability litigation with an emphasis on the...
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 Konradin Pleul Local Partner Germany
Local Partner
Konradin Pleul is a Labor & Employment lawyer and Local Partner for Greenberg Traurig in Germany. He advises national and international companies on virtually all questions of...
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James Ponsetto, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Boston, Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
James P. Ponsetto is a trial attorney with broad experience involving complex business and bankruptcy-related litigation. Jim has served as counsel for corporations and individuals in...
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Linnea Porter, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Atlanta, Immigration Law Attorney
Associate
Linnea C. Porter focuses her practice on a wide range of business immigration matters, including representing domestic and multinational employers before the U.S. Citizenship and...
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 Dr. Kara Preedy  Germany Labor & Employment Benefits & Compensation Corporate Governance & Compliance Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner/Shareholder
Kara Preedy is a partner in the Practice Group Labor & Employment in Germany. She advises national and international companies in virtually all areas of individual and collective...
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Evan Preminger, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Environmental and Real Estate Law Attorney
Associate
Evan J. Preminger focuses his practice on environmental and government relations matters. He has experience in litigation arising under the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental...
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Sanford Presant, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Corporate, Real Estate and Tax Law Attorney
Shareholder
Sanford C. Presant, Chair of the firm's Real Estate Fund Practice, focuses his practice on providing fund and joint venture best practice business and tax structuring advice to sponsors of...
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Tristan Reiniers, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Tampa, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Associate
Tristan J. Reiniers focuses his practice on employment litigation, labor arbitration, and collective bargaining, with an emphasis on claims of discrimination, retaliation, and failure to...
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Allan Reiss, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Corporate, Bankruptcy and Energy Law Attorney
Shareholder
Allan D. Reiss counsels financial advisors, underwriters, issuers, investors, and funds on corporate and securities transactions across a variety of industries, including energy, shipping...
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Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Corporate and Energy Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra has broad experience in governmental affairs, assisting companies in the process of implementing and contracting infrastructure projects in Mexico and other...
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Amanda Carney, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Boston, Labor and Employment Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Amanda L. Carney represents clients in a broad range of commercial litigation and labor and employment matters, including claims involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She is...
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Radboud Ribbert, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Amsterdam, Intellectual Property Law Attorney
Shareholder
Radboud Ribbert focuses his practice on the area of intellectual property law and entertainment law. He is a specialized lawyer on copyright law, patent law and trademark law, and is a well...
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Gustavo Ribeiro Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig Boston, MA
Associate
Gustavo Ribeiro is an associate in the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office. Prior to joining the firm, Gustavo served as a law clerk for the Honorable William G. Young...
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Jamie Rich Labor and Employment Attorney GTLaw
Shareholder
Jamie R. Rich represents clients in labor and employment suits in state and federal court. In the area of traditional labor law, Jamie represents management in collective bargaining...
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John Richards, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Atlanta, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
John R. Richards manages global retail relationships and defends employers in class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and related state wage and hour laws; single-plaintiff and/...
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Craig Richardson, Commercial Environmental Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, multi-jurisdictional permitting lawyer, global energy infrastructure legal counsel, pipline group law
Shareholder
Craig V. Richardson focuses his practice on commercial and regulatory litigation, including oil and gas, environmental, and antitrust law, as well as all aspects of multi-jurisdictional...
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Thomas M. Richardson Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Boston, MA
Associate
Tom Richardson focuses his practice on aviation finance and general corporate matters. Tom represents owners, operators, manufacturers, captive lenders, hard money lenders, private equity...
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Stephen L. Saxl Class Action Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
Stephen L. Saxl is the Co-Chair of the Class Action Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice on defending class actions and complex litigation matters in federal court and New York...
212.801.2184
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Giancarlo Scaccia Associate Greenberg Traurig New York Patent litigation ANDA Hatch-Waxman litigation Post-grant proceedings Due diligence
Associate
Giancarlo Scaccia is an associate in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Practice. Giancarlo has wide-ranging litigation and trial experience across diverse industries, but focuses...
212-801-6831
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Carlo Scaglioni Partner Milan
Partner
Carlo Scaglioni focuses his practice on mergers and acquisition, joint ventures, and commercial contracts. Carlo represents Italian and foreign companies in the pharmaceutical, automotive,...
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John Scalia Labor & Employment Attorney Greenberg Traurig Northern Virginia
Shareholder
John Scalia has more than two decades of experience representing employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. As both counselor and litigator, John applies a practical,...
703-903-7539
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Tyler Scandalios counsels clients in the food, dietary supplement, medical device, drug, and cosmetic industries on compliance with Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act laws, regulations...
202-530-8573
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Alexander Scarola, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Philadelphia, Public Finance Law Attorney
Shareholder
Alexander L. Scarola is Administrative Shareholder of the Philadelphia office and focuses his practice on public and project finance, and lending. Alex has served as bond counsel, issuer’s...
215-988-7854
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Michael J. Schaengold focuses his practice on government contracts litigation and counseling, and on litigation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court...
202-331-3146
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Rebecca B. Schechter, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Northern Virginia, Immigration Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Rebecca Schechter focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance, representing multi-national corporations and companies, as well as individual clients. She has experience with...
703-903-7578
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Sarah Schenker Data Privacy Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
Sarah Schenker advises clients on matters relating to data privacy and cybersecurity issues, including compliance with emerging and existing data privacy laws and data breach response....
312.456.1010
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Andrew Scher, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New Jersey, Corporate, Tax and Energy Law Attorney
Shareholder
Andrew W. Scher has wide-ranging experience advising clients on large and complex corporate transactions. He has primarily counseled companies in the electric and gas industries, leading to...
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Francesca Torricelli Partner Milan Corporate Commercial Litigation Mergers & Acquisitions International Trade
Partner
Francesca Torricelli represents clients in corporate governance matters, as well as domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Much of Francesca’s work involves matters in the...
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Mark Tratos, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Las Vegas, Intellectual Property and Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Mark G. Tratos is the founding Shareholder of the firm's Las Vegas office, home of the largest group of entertainment attorneys in Nevada. Previously, he was the Co-Founder of the firm of...
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Michi Tsuda Shareholder Health Care & FDA Practice
Shareholder
Michi Tsuda focuses his practice on operational, regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters in the health care sector. Michi’s clients include hospitals, physician groups,...
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Of Counsel
Drawing on more than a decade of litigation experience with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the General Counsel for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
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 Erez I. Tucner Shareholder GTLaw Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Cross-Border Tax Planning Private Wealth Services Audits, Litigation & Criminal Tax Defense Latin America Practice The Cloud
Shareholder
Erez I. Tucner is an experienced business and tax lawyer who focuses on structuring and negotiating the legal, business and tax aspects of complex multimillion-dollar domestic and cross-...
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Loretta A. Tuell focuses her practice on American Indian law, governmental law and policy, and gaming matters. For more than 20 years, Loretta has worked in the arena of federal Indian law...
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Stephen C. Tupper, EU Competition Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, Law firm, Consultant
Consultant
Stephen C. Tupper focuses his practice on EU and competition law. He has been practising law for more than 30 years, including working in New York, Washington, D.C. and in Brussels (...
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Christopher T. Turek Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Washington, DC
Associate
Christopher T. Turek is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on general and transaction matters. Concentrations...
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Gergana Tzekova Corporate Immigration Attorney
Associate
Gergana Tzekova represents multinational corporations on corporate U.S. immigration matters providing insight on the overarching immigration process, including nonimmigrant visas,...
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Lilian Welling-Steffens Banking & Financial Services Attorney Greenberg Traurig Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Of Counsel
Lilian Welling-Steffens focuses her practice on structured and secured financing, restructuring, and (international) insolvency. She is also experienced in the area of private international...
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John Wells, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Boston, Corporate, Finance and Litigation Law Attorney
Shareholder
John Wells focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, securities litigation and regulatory matters. He frequently represents financial services clients, including...
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Labry Welty, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Tax Law Attorney
Shareholder
Labry Welty focuses his practice on real estate, oil and gas, and corporate joint ventures and transactions. He regularly structures and negotiates complex joint ventures throughout the...
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Michael Wertheim Employment Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Associate
Michael Wertheim represents employers in workplace matters, including employment litigation, wage and hour class actions, California Labor Code actions, Private Attorneys General Act...
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Draeke H. Weseman Trademark Attorney Greenberg Traurig Minneapolis, MN
Associate
Draeke Weseman counsels clients on the strategic development, maintenance, and enforcement of trademark rights. He works with brands to pursue their legal and business objectives by...
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Lauren Whetstone, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, West Palm Beach, Corporate, Real Estate and Healthcare Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Lauren R. Whetstone is a litigation shareholder in the firm's Palm Beach County offices. She focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and securities litigation....
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Companies and individuals facing scrutiny from the United States or foreign governments need experienced practitioners available worldwide at a moment’s notice. Greenberg Traurig’s White...
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Rachel Whittaker Commercial Real Estate Attorney Greenberg Traurig London, UK
Practice Group Counsel
Rachel Whittaker is a commercial real estate lawyer with deep experience on a wide range of commercial real estate matters, including acting for institutional landlords on major lettings,...
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Candee Wilde, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Philadelphia, Environmental Law Attorney
Associate
Candee focuses her practice on environmental matters. Since joining the firm in 2016, she has concentrated on environmental litigation, including statutory contribution and cost recovery...
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Natasha Wilson, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Atlanta, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Natasha L. Wilson is Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Complex Employment Litigation & Trials group and Co-Chair of the Atlanta Labor & Employment Practice....
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