Vice Chairman, Greenberg Traurig: Paul Maher
Managing Shareholder, London Office: Fiona Adams
Total number of partners: 36
Total number of other attorneys: 54
Total number of attorneys (UK): 90
Total number of attorneys (worldwide): 2200
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,200 attorneys in 40 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognised for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the US by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100.
Worldwide, Greenberg Traurig’s clients receive the best of both worlds: the attention and commitment of a boutique firm and the breadth and operational efficiencies of a global law firm. The firm’s meteoric growth has been achieved organically, by hiring the right talent, focusing on markets and practices, and delivering measurable value to clients.
In the United Kingdom, Greenberg Traurig operates as Greenberg Traurig, LLP. GT London has established itself as a multidisciplinary, full service law firm with over 80 lawyers and growing. Its focus is on transactional M&A, real estate and equity and debt capital markets. These core practice areas are supported by strength and market-leading expertise in complementary practices including tax, fund structuring, finance, EU and competition, anti-corruption, employment, dispute resolution, environment, white collar defence and special investigations, intellectual property, litigation, restructuring and insolvancy.
GT London has forged its reputation on big-ticket, high-value deals and projects. Its lawyers are trusted advisors to many large corporates and institutions and apply legal excellence with clarity, efficiency, cost certainty and perhaps above all, without ever losing sight of their clients’ commercial objectives.
Albany, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Austin, Berlin, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Tysons Corner, Warsaw, Washington, DC, West Palm Beach, White Plains.
In London, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig, LLP (a UK registered entity), an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. (a Florida registered entity) and Greenberg Traurig, LLP (a New York registered entity).
In Berlin, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Germany LLP, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
In Mexico, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
In Tel Aviv, the firm operates as a branch of Greenberg Traurig, PA, Florida, USA.
In Warsaw, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.
In Seoul, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig LLP Foreign Legal Consultant Office.
In Tokyo, the firm operates as GT Tokyo Horitsu Jimusho, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
In Milan, the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
GT London’s success in building long-term relationships is rooted in both its philosophy of partner-led delivery and a commitment to sector expertise, most notably in chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and real estate. This success has been reflected in a steady stream of big ticket mandates over the last few years including:
■ Representation of Bracco Imaging as buyer in the USD450 million acquisition of Blue Earth Diagnostics
■ Representation of MIRA on the disposal of its pan-European rolling stock leasing business, Macquarie European Rail
■ Representation of The Collective as lead counsel in relation to the world’s first large-scale co-living fund
■ Representation of KBR Inc’s UK subsidiaries in connection with the SFO’s investigation into its dealings with Unaoil
■ Representation of Europa Capital in relation to its sixth pan-European value add fund
■ EUR €1.1bn joint venture between Rentokil Initial plc and Haniel & Cie
■ US $302m agreement with Grünenthal to divest global rights to migraine treatment Zomig in all markets outside Japan for AstraZeneca
■ US $24.7bn acquisition of Westfield by Unibail-Rodamco to create the world’s premier developeand operator of flagship shopping destinations
■ US $112.5 million sale of Smiths’ Interconnect Microwave Telecoms business unit (‘SMT’) to InfiniteElectronics, Inc., a portfolio company of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital
■ Representation of Rentokil in the acquisition of a 57% equity stake in a joint venture with PCI Pest Control Pvt Ltd., a leading provider of pest control products and services in India
■ Representation of Brockton Capital on the sale of its 51% stake in £500m VIRTUS data centres business to its joint venture partner, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres
■ Representation of the seller in connection with the £485 million sale of the corporate structure which owns Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, a landmark development by Hines to Deka Immobilien