TAMPA, Fla. – July 6, 2015 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A.announced that five Tampa attorneys are included in Florida Trendmagazine’s 2015 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within the state.
Tampa Labor & Employment Shareholder Richard C. McCrea Jr., and Tampa Managing Shareholder David B. Weinstein received special recognition as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Weinstein also serves as Chair of the firm’s global Environmental & Toxic Torts Litigation practice. Attorneys awarded the Hall of Fame distinction have been recognized in the Legal Elite every year for at least the past decade.
Recognized for the first time in 2015 is Michael G. Cooke, an Of Counsel in the Tampa Environmental practice.
The nomination process for Florida Legal Elite is open to all Florida Bar members, who are asked to “name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others.” Florida Trend magazine recognizes attorneys across 24 different practice areas ranging from Appellate Practice to Real Estate.
The following Greenberg Traurig Tampa attorneys are listed among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite honorees:
· Michael G. Cooke, Environmental & Land Use
· Gregory W. Kehoe, International
· Richard C. McCrea Jr., Labor & Employment, Hall of Fame
· Robert A. Soriano, Bankruptcy & Workout
· David B. Weinstein, Environmental & Land Use, Hall of Fame
About Greenberg Traurig -Tampa
Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts—including complex and high-stakes trials—both in Florida and around the country. We also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with our Orlando office to offer clients full-service representation in the region, with our six other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Nine Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News–Best Law Firms®. And, members of our team are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms’ client relationships. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.