August 7, 2020

Volume X, Number 220

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

2019 NLR Thought Leadership

Fifty years after its founding, Greenberg Traurig has approximately 2100 attorneys and 41 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, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, London*, Los Angeles, Mexico City+, Miami, Milan», Minneapolis, Nashville, 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, D.C., West Palm Beach, and Westchester County.

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Contributing authors from Greenberg Traurig, LLP:

Cyril Brennan, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, International Trade Law Attorney
Shareholder
Cyril (Cy) Brennan focuses his practice on international trade regulation and compliance, with an emphasis on U.S. export controls and economic sanctions. Cy handles matters regarding the...
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John N. Brewer Corporate Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Las Vegas
Shareholder
John N. Brewer focuses his practice in counseling clients in their corporate, financings and securities activities. He regularly assists his clients in achieving their development and...
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Heath Briggs, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Denver, Patent Law Attorney
Shareholder
Heath J. Briggs is a chemical engineer, a registered patent attorney, and has more than 13 years of patent prosecution experience. Heath has significant patent prosecution experience in the...
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Thomas R. Brill Energy Attorney Greenberg Traurig Orange County, CA
Of Counsel
Thomas R. Brill has deep legal and management experience in the energy industry and has represented clients in virtually every electricity and natural gas restructuring proceeding in...
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Ali Brodie, global business immigration attorney, Greenberg Traurig, employment-based immigrant lawyer, family-based visa law, naturalization counsel
Associate
Ali Brodie focuses her practice on global business immigration and employer compliance law.  She represents both companies and individuals.  She has a wide range of experience including...
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Alan Brody, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New Jersey, New York, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Attorney
Shareholder
Alan J. Brody focuses his practice on bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, commercial insolvency and financing. He has a wide range of experience representing clients in a variety of...
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Elana Broitman, Greenberg Traurig, Government Regulatory Lawyer, Policy Enforcement Matters Attorney
Shareholder
Elana Broitman represents clients in New York City, New York State and Washington, D.C. on government affairs, procurement, regulatory, and policy matters. She also provides specific...
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Associate
Jan Brölmann focuses his practice on the area of intellectual property law, ICT, outsourcing, cloud computing, data protection, eCommerce, privacy compliance and entertainment law. Mr....
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Practice Group Attorney
Jeannette M. Brook (Jenny) focuses her practice on litigation of a wide range of employment matters, including the defense of wage and hour class and collective actions and discrimination...
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Mimi Hu Brouillette Of Counsel Denver Health Care & FDA Practice
Of Counsel
Mimi Brouillette focuses her practice on health care reimbursement, regulatory, and transactional matters. Mimi advises clients in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement compliance and...
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Greenberg Traurig's Corporate Practice focuses on the business objectives of our clients. More than 450 corporate and securities lawyers work together to provide clients with the legal and...
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Nicholas A. Corsano, Greenberg Traurig, Employment Law
Associate
Nicholas Corsano focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment counseling and litigation. Mr. Corsano advises and counsels clients on employment disputes involving Title...
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Anthony Cortez, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Sacramento, Environmental Law Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Anthony is a regulatory attorney and business litigator with a focus on the representation of national consumer product companies and other businesses in compliance, commercial litigation,...
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Tami Cowden, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Las Vegas, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Tami D. Cowden has more than 25 years' experience as an appellate attorney with a focus on representations in the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In local state...
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Steven Cowins Real Estate Attorney Greenberg Traurig London, England
Shareholder
Steven Cowins focuses his practice on private equity and fund formation with a concentration in the real estate sector. He regularly advises clients in establishing real estate funds and...
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Laura McAllister Cox, Greenberg Traurig, regulatory Attorney, product compliance lawyer, manufacturing equipment counsel, publicly traded company law
Shareholder
Laura McAllister Cox focuses her practice on gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and product compliance matters, as well as other legal issues related to land based gaming,...
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James Screnshaw, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Orlando, Corporate and Finance Law Attorney
Associate
James "Jay" S. Crenshaw focuses his practice on investment management matters, primarily forming investment advisers and private investment funds. Jay is experienced forming hedge funds,...
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John Crisham Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Shareholder
John Crisham has briefed, argued, and won complex civil litigation cases involving class actions, energy and environmental matters, commercial and business disputes, products liability and...
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Richard Cutshall, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Corporate, Finance and Real Estate Law Attorney
Shareholder
Richard M. Cutshall has experience representing clients in a variety of investment management, corporate, and general securities matters, including the representation of mutual funds and...
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Jonathan R. Cyprys FInance Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Associate
Jonathan R. Cyprys focuses his practice on broker-dealer compliance issues, securities enforcement and regulatory matters, complex commercial litigation, securities litigation and...
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Douglas Grom, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Finance and Litigation Attorney
Practice Group Attorney
Douglas M. Grom focuses his practice on transactional, regulatory and litigation matters in the commodities, derivatives and securities industries. He counsels futures commission merchants...
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Scott Grossman, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Restructuring and Bankruptcy Law Attorney
Shareholder
Scott M. Grossman is an experienced bankruptcy/restructuring attorney and litigator, with a tax background. He represents distressed companies, debtors, trustees, secured and unsecured...
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Jordan Grotzinger, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Entertainment and Media Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Jordan Grotzinger is a lawyer at the Los Angeles Litigation Practice and a business trial lawyer. He represents companies and leads teams in complex commercial litigation across various...
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Anna Gryska, Energy Related Corporate Matters Lawyer, Securities Attorney, Greenberg Traurig Law firm
Associate
Anna Gryska focuses her practice on energy-related corporate and securities matters, including corporate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate and...
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The GT Israel Law Blog covers a range of non-Israeli legal issues relevant to Israeli companies. Our team focuses on topics important to Israeli companies seeking to develop and grow their...
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Robert Horowitz, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Corporate Law Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Bob Horowitz is an attorney in the firm's Securities Litigation Practice. His securities practice involves the defense of underwriters, issuers, directors, and officers in securities class...
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Stephen J. Horvath III Corporate and Project Finance Attorney Greenberg Traurig London, UK
Shareholder
Stephen J. Horvath III focuses his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and exits, and other corporate transactions. He has a broad range of...
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Greenberg Traurig’s Hospitality Group advises developers, owners, and operators of hotel, resort, and club properties, as well as governments, private government corporations, governmental...
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Gus Howard, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Energy and Litigation Attorney
Attorney
James "Gus" Howard focuses his practice on federal regulation of the interstate natural gas industry. He is experienced in natural gas pipeline rate and certificate matters under the...
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Eric J. Howe Shareholder Greenberg Traurig  Minneapolis Debt Restructuring Distressed M&As
Shareholder
Eric J. Howe concentrates his practice on debt restructurings, distressed mergers and acquisitions, and related litigation. He advises businesses, indenture trustees, creditors' committees...
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Allard Huizing Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig Amsterdam, Netherlands
Shareholder
Allard Huizing focuses his practice on corporate, commercial and cross-border litigation and (international) arbitration. His clients are large and middle-sized (internationally and locally...
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William Hurst, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Albany, Environmental and Energy Lawyer, American Indian Law, Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Bill is a litigator with a wide range of experience handling media law issues on behalf of publishers, broadcasters, and other content producers, as well as complex environmental and energy...
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Phillip H. Hutchinson Business Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig West Palm Beach, FL
Shareholder
Phillip H. Hutchinson is a strategic business litigator who defends corporations in complex litigation claims in state and federal courts, including individual class actions and real estate...
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Tim Hutchinson, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Government Policy Attorney
Senior Director
Tim Hutchinson is a former U.S. Senator from Arkansas, having served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and one term in the U.S. Senate. He has spent nearly two decades in...
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Lindsay E. Hutner, San Francisco, Greenberg Traurig, Of Counsel, employment law, litigation, California, class action, wage and hour laws
Of Counsel
Lindsay E. Hutner focuses her practice on employment law, with an emphasis on litigation matters. She represents clients in both federal and state courts, as well as before administrative...
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Emma L. Menzies, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, London, Corporate Law, Real Estate and Finance Law Attorney
Shareholder
Emma L. Menzies focuses her practice on all types of finance, including general syndicated lending, leveraged finance, project finance and restructurings and workouts. Emma has acted for a...
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Debra McGuire Mercer, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Government Contracts Attorney
Of Counsel
Debra McGuire Mercer focuses her practice on communications regulation, and judicial and administrative litigation. She has practiced extensively before the Federal Communications...
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Tess Meyer Healthcare Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Associate
Tess Meyer advises payers, providers, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, large employers, and other health care stakeholders on health care regulatory compliance issues and policy...
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Harrison Meyer Litigation Lawyer Greenberg Traurig
Harrison J. Meyers focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. He has experience in a range of litigation relating to contracts, individual and business torts, banking and...
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 Peter Mezey Associate Greenberg Traurig Land Use Real Estate
Associate
Peter Mezey is a member of the Land Use Practice in Greenberg Traurig's New York office.  
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Mark Michigan, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Dallas and Las Vegas, Corporate Law, Finance and Real Estate Attorney
Shareholder
Mark I. Michigan is Co-Chair of the Structured Finance & Derivatives Practice and represents borrowers and lenders, issuers, underwriters, and service providers in virtually all types...
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Nelson Migdal, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Real Estate Law Attorney
Shareholder
Nelson F. Migdal is Co-Chair of the Hospitality Practice. He focuses his practice on the acquisition and disposition of hotels, hotel operations and management, franchising, licensing and...
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Adelaida Vasquez Mihu Compliance Attorney Greenberg Traurig Houston, TX
Shareholder
Adelaida focuses her practice on international compliance matters and counsels companies doing business in international markets. Adelaida advises on a host of compliance and transactional...
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Fred Miles Healthcare Attorney Greenberg Traurig
Of Counsel
Fred Miles is known across the United States for his deep knowledge of health law, including the representation of providers in the post-acute services health care sector. Fred maintains an...
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Jim Miles Health Care Lawyer Greenberg Traurig Law Firm
Shareholder
Jim Miles represents health care organizations, health care professionals, and private equity firms with commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, equity and debt financing...
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Gil Rudolph, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Washington DC, Phoenix, Finance Law Attorney
Shareholder
Gil Rudolph is Co-Chair of the firm's Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice. Gil focuses his practice on the representation of finance companies, banks, mortgage originators and...
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Alejandro Ruiz, Corporate Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, real estate funds lawyer, tax-exempt organization legal counsel, equity restructuring law
Shareholder
Alejandro Ruiz concentrates his practice on representing private equity funds, private and public companies, real estate funds, real estate investment trusts, individuals and tax-exempt...
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Steven Russo, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Environmental and Real Estate Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Steven C. Russo chairs the firm’s New York Environmental Practice. He focuses his practice on environmental law and litigation, environmental permitting, National Environmental Policy Act...
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Alessio Gerhart Ruvolo Corporate Attorney Greenberg Traurig Law Firm Milan
Partner
Alessio Gerhart Ruvolo has deep experience in commercial and corporate law, representing clients in cross-border transactions, financing agreements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures,...
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Nataliya Rymer, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Philadelphia, Immigration Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Nataliya Rymer focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including...
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Adam Siegler, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Los Angeles, Real Estate and Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Adam Siegler focuses his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex real estate and business cases. He has represented a wide variety of clients in the real estate,...
310-586-6536
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Eric Sigda, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Eric B. Sigda is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice. He represents management in litigating federal and state employment matters including claims involving...
212-801-9386
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Christiana Sings, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Philadelphia, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Ms. Signs’ practice concerns complex employment matters, focusing primarily on class and collective wage and hour, discrimination and Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation. She has...
215-988-7868
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Nicole Silver Greenberg Traurig Shareholder International Arbitration Latin American & Iberian Practice
Shareholder
Nicole Silver focuses her practice on international litigation and dispute resolution. She advises Sovereign States and private clients in international arbitration proceedings, including...
1 202.331.3150
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Murray Silverstein, Greenberg Traurig, business litigation, real property attorney, civil trial practice lawyer, class action defense legal counsel, fiduciary law
Shareholder
Murray B. Silverstein offers business clients a seasoned and effective approach to complex disputes in federal or state court. Utilizing skills honed through more than 30 years of...
813-318-5741
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Robert Simon, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Denver and Northern Virginia, Tax and Real Estate Law Attorney
Shareholder
Robert D. Simon assists clients in the tax ramifications of cross-border transactions. He frequently advises clients involved in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and dispositions of...
202-331-3118
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Nikki Lewis Simon, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Nikki Lewis Simon primarily serves as the firm’s Director of Client Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. As part of this evolving role, Nikki works to strategically align the...
305-579-0567
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Lisa M. Simonetti Complex Litigation Attorney Greenberg Traurig Los Angeles, CA
Shareholder
Lisa M. Simonetti focuses on the defense of complex litigation, with broad experience representing clients in the financial services industry, including regional and national banks, credit...
310-586-7824
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Meredith Singer, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Miami, Real Estate and Finance Law Attorney
Shareholder
Meredith Singer has been with Greenberg Traurig since 2001. With 14 years of experience representing developers in the structuring, creation and operation of residential, commercial, mixed-...
305-579-0822
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Richard Sirus, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Chicago, Tax, Corporate and Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Richard A. Sirus focuses his practice on corporate, transactional, tax, employee benefits, executive compensation and health law. He represents clients ranging from publicly traded...
312-476-5006
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Greenberg Traurig LLP has been selected for a 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership Award for their coverage of Business Immigration changes, and Immigration law in general. With the current tumultuous landscape and immigration issues being top of mind for many, Greenberg  Traurig's attorney-authors provide the information NLR Readers want, and in a timely manner, ensuring their articles are well-read and frequently cited by other publications.

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