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Greenberg Traurig Announces 2020 Elevations, Reports Sixth Consecutive Year of Record Revenue

On the heels of reporting a sixth consecutive year of record revenue -- more than USD $1.64 Billion -- global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has announced the elevation of 44 attorneys to shareholder.

NEW YORK, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On the heels of reporting a sixth consecutive year of record revenue -- more than USD $1.64 Billion -- global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has announced the elevation of 44 attorneys to shareholder. The new shareholders span 22 offices and 13 practice areas. The firm also announced the elevation to of counsel and counsel of 34 attorneys from 18 offices, practicing in 11 areas of law.

Women, ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ+ attorneys make up more than one half of the firm's 2020 Shareholder Class and nearly 40% of those elevated to of counsel.

"We are very proud of our 2020 class. Reaching this achievement is founded on hard work, superior client service, and leadership inside and outside of Greenberg Traurig," said Brian L. Duffy, the firm's Chief Executive Officer. "We have built a law firm around being proactive, creative, hardworking, and delivering quality to clients."

"Greenberg Traurig is one firm, where individuals are respected, trusted, and empowered. It is about merit and collaboration, not politics or bureaucracy. This has again led to a record-setting year in 2019 and we are off to a strong start in 2020. We are very pleased to see these values mirrored in our 2020 class," said Richard A. Rosenbaum, the firm's Executive Chairman.

"Empowering our attorneys to do the right thing promptly and with strength starts at the very beginning of their journey at the firm – which for most is our associate development program," said Brad D. Kaufman, Greenberg Traurig's Co-President and Global Chairman of Professional Development and Integration. "We are proud to see how these attorneys have grown into quality lawyers."

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 locations 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.

Read the full elevation release on our website at gtlaw.com.

Full lists of elevated attorneys follow.

Elevated to Shareholder:

  • Charles J. Abrams | West Palm Beach | Real Estate
  • Samantha Ahuja | Washington, D.C. | Real Estate
  • Robert F. Alleman | New York | Real Estate
  • Jonathan A. Beckham | Northern Virginia | Corporate
  • Dr. Daniel Benighaus | Berlin | Real Estate
  • Dr. Sara Berendsen | Berlin | Corporate
  • Julie P. Bookbinder | New York | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Ryan C. Bykerk | Los Angeles | Labor & Employment
  • Evelyn Cobos | Miami | Litigation
  • Rachel B. Cohen-Deano | Chicago | Corporate
  • Luis Cortés Panameño | Mexico City | Corporate
  • Meira Ferziger | Tel Aviv | Labor & Employment
  • Colin W. Fraser | Orange County | Litigation
  • Paul M. Gales, Jr. | Phoenix | Public Finance & Infrastructure
  • James E. Gillenwater | Miami | Litigation
  • Jessica L. Gold | Westchester County | Litigation
  • Lindsay E. Hutner | San Francisco | Labor & Employment
  • Daniel Kaczorowski | Warsaw | Corporate
  • Robert R. Kane III | West Palm Beach | Litigation
  • William E. Keenen | Miami | Private Wealth Services
  • April B. Kim | Los Angeles | Energy & Natural Resources
  • Amy L. Kramer | Denver | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Michael J. Larson | Miami | Real Estate
  • Gabriel Lozano García Corral | Mexico City | Corporate
  • Justin E. Mann | Delaware | Corporate
  • Kaitlyn R. Maxwell | Philadelphia | Environmental
  • Ari Newman | Miami | Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Kristen W. Ng | Northern Virginia | Immigration & Compliance
  • Alayne M. Opie | Las Vegas | Litigation
  • Nicholas N. Palmer | Washington, D.C. | Real Estate
  • Philip I. Person | San Francisco | Labor & Employment
  • Jake Phillips | Atlanta | Entertainment & Media
  • Theresa A. Queen | Northern Virginia | Litigation
  • Pallav Raghuvanshi | New York | Tax
  • Julia Riedel Emfinger | Chicago | Litigation
  • Andrew C. Sharpe | Miami | Real Estate
  • Christiana L. Signs | Philadelphia | Labor & Employment
  • Brian R. Singer | Chicago | Corporate
  • Michael J. Slocum | New Jersey | Labor & Employment
  • Michael A. Suleta | Philadelphia | Real Estate
  • Rene A. Treviño | Houston | Litigation
  • Stephen M. Ullmer | Denver | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Jonathan Wise | Philadelphia | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Jay A. Yagoda | Miami | Litigation


Elevated to Of Counsel and Counsel:

  • Benjamin Babcock | Fort Lauderdale | Private Wealth Services
  • Jared S. Baumwell | Fort Lauderdale | Private Wealth Services
  • Geoffrey A. Cohn | Los Angeles | Entertainment & Media
  • Jeffrey R. Colin | New York | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Colin Taylor DeHoney | Los Angeles | Corporate
  • Nicholas C. Friedman | Westchester County | Litigation
  • Michael A. Hass | Northern Virginia | Litigation
  • Michael R. Hogue | San Francisco | Litigation
  • Ryan T. Hopper | Tampa | Litigation
  • Natalie Hsiao | Berlin | Corporate
  • Maciej Kacymirow | Warsaw | Tax
  • Małgorzata Kercz | Warsaw | Real Estate
  • Filip Kijowski | Warsaw | Corporate
  • Corinne Miller LaGosh | Orlando | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Joe Muqiao Lin | Shanghai | Corporate
  • Josh Ludmir | Los Angeles | Entertainment & Media
  • Kelly L. McNamee | Albany | Litigation
  • Brett E. Moskowitz | Albany | Corporate
  • Vishesh Narayen | Miami | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Brian Prew | New York | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Michael Pusateri | Washington, D.C. | Litigation
  • Bethany Rabe | Las Vegas | Entertainment & Media
  • Melissa López Rogers | Atlanta | Public Finance & Infrastructure
  • Agnes Cha Rudinsky | Northern Virginia | Immigration & Compliance
  • James L. Ryerson | New Jersey | Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Jonathan S. Sack | San Francisco | Labor & Employment
  • Keshia M. Tiemann | Atlanta | Labor & Employment
  • Koh Ueda | Tokyo | Real Estate
  • Marco van der Wijst | Amsterdam | Tax
  • Justin K. Victor | Atlanta | Labor & Employment
  • Ryan A. Wagner | New York | Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Whitney Welch-Kirmse | Las Vegas | Litigation
  • Paul G. Yakulis | New York | Corporate
  • George David Zalepa | New Jersey | Intellectual Property & Technology

 

SOURCE Greenberg Traurig, LLP