Firm / Organisation

Greenberg Traurig, PA

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Chief Executive Officer: Brian L Duffy
Global Practice Group Chair: Robert A. Rosenblaum
Executive Chairman: Richard A. Rosenbaum

Firm Overview:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2,100 attorneys in 41 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm’s lawyers help clients bridge diverse legal systems and cultures, with a focus on efficient, effective strategic advice and legal services.

GT in Germany:
GT Germany combines legal experience in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions, financing, litigation, tax, regulatory, employment, and commercial law with profound knowledge of the real estate, technology and telecommunications, media and entertainment, and infrastructure sectors.

GT in Italy:
GT Italy provides clients with sophisticated legal advice, with a special focus on matters relating to European Union law, including antitrust, state aid, and fundamental freedoms to name a few. Italian and multinational companies looked to the firm for high-profile mergers, acquisitions, privatizations, restructurings, international contracts. Clients also are aware of the firm’s strengths in banking and finance and litigation, with the firm acting as counsel in landmark international cases. The team also assists high-profile national and international players in the real estate market, including private equity companies, sovereign funds, investment funds, and companies involved in real estate development; and works with clients on securitization transactions concerning a wide range of asset classes; and addresses real estate financing and refinancing, nonperforming loans, and the legal aspects of the purchase and sale of loan and asset portfolios.

GT in the Netherlands:
GT Amsterdam’s core practices are corporate real estate, corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate litigation, and tax, supported by the firm’s experience in areas including EU antitrust litigation and competition regulation, finance, intellectual property, administrative law, entertainment, and employment. The team has experience handling high-profile matters in the Netherlands as well as coordinating pan-European matters.

GT in Poland:
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. offers a broad range of legal services in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, real estate, private equity, project finance, tax, litigation, arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings, competition and antitrust, asset securitisation, privatisations, and financial restructurings, as well as labour law and intellectual property. The Warsaw office is operated by Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k., an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

GT in the United Kingdom:
GT’s London office provides high calibre legal services to a broad range of clients in the UK and across the globe. The team’s core practices are M&A, real estate, and equity and debt capital markets, supported by their strength and wide-ranging experience in complementary areas such as tax, fund structuring, finance, EU and competition, anti-corruption, employment, dispute resolution, environment, health and safety, intellectual property, and white-collar defence and special investigations.

Main Areas of Practice:

Mergers & Acquisitions & Joint Ventures:

Extensive experience dealing with negotiation and contest of mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and purchases, election contests, tender and exchange offers, going-private transactions, LBOs, MBOs, spin-offs, corporate governance matters and related transactional and advisory matters.

Real Estate:
Sector focused team representing a diverse client base in financings, joint ventures, private equity fund formation, acquisitions and dispositions, construction, operations, leasing, restructuring, and workouts, development planning, tax, and land use involving all property types.

Capital Markets:
Handles debt and equity financings involving European companies and investments. Acts as issuer’s and underwriter’s counsel in connection with European debt and equity capital markets transactions.

Banking & Financial Services:
Representation of money centre banks, US branches and agencies of foreign banks, securities broker-dealers, trust companies, and money services businesses on matters ranging from European bank acquisitions to commercial lending transactions.

Private Equity:
Representation of venture capital firms, sponsors of private equity funds registered investment companies and investment managers and advisers in connection with capital formation, portfolio investment, asset management, capital raising, and related commercial activities.

Cross-Border Tax & Estate Planning:
Experienced in cross-border issues, including tax aspects of corporate reorganisations; mergers; acquisitions and joint ventures; cross-border tax minimisation; transfer pricing; technology transfer; and repatriation planning, estate, gift and individual tax planning.

Investment Funds:
Extensive understanding of fund structures, securities, tax and ERISA issues. Experienced in the formation of non-registered funds, private equity funds, debt funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, and other investment vehicles.

Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
Representation of financially troubled issuers, debtors, creditors’ committees, financial advisers, buyers, investor groups, distressed debt funds, boards of directors and special committees, as well as representation of senior and mezzanine lenders in pre-packaged bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings in domestic and cross-border situations.

International Employment, Immigration & Workforce Strategies:
Advises multinational employers on proactive strategies for international assignments, visas, work permit filings, tax, employment law, and other issues related to the transfer of people around the world, defence and prosecution of employment-related litigation, executive compensation and employee benefits, global equity services and pension funds.

Energy & Infrastructure:
Provides full-cycle counsel to international infrastructure and energy clients from turn-key project development and redevelopment, to financing, implementation, operation, and maintenance.

Antitrust & Competition:
Experience includes conducting antitrust audit and self-assessments; devising compliance programmes; advising on national and super-national merger control rules and the effect of competition law on company acquisitions or disposals; assisting with investigations by the OFT, the European Commission and other national or sectoral regulators.

International Litigation & Arbitration:
Recognised as leaders in the international arena, managing parallel proceedings in foreign courts while trying litigation matters in the US and litigating matters involving international arbitrations.

Regulatory & Compliance:
Advises on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, asset recovery, extraterritorial application of US law, complex multijurisdictional and conflict of law disputes, and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Intellectual Property & Technology: Development of global IP strategies, including registration and protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights, negotiation of technology licensing and transfer agreements; and due diligence support on IP matters during merger and acquisition activities.

White Collar Defence & Special Investigations:
Experience includes defending corporations and individuals subject to criminal and regulatory investigation, structuring internal investigations, developing guidelines and implementing compliance programs.


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