|TAMPA – Nov. 20, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has expanded its Tampa office Litigation Practice and Labor & Employment Practice with the addition of Associate Raymond D. Jackson. |
Jackson focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on the litigation of claims of discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. His practice also includes complex commercial, environmental and toxic tort, and government investigations matters. He litigates matters during all phases, including pleadings, fact and expert discovery, motions practice, trial, and settlement negotiations. Jackson has represented clients in contract disputes, antitrust merger investigations, and intellectual property infringement lawsuits. His work also includes defending corporations in antitrust matters against allegations of product-hopping, pay-for-delay, and price-fixing.
“We look forward to Ray playing an important role in our award-winning Tampa Litigation Practice,” said David B. Weinstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office and chair of the firm’s national Environmental & Toxic Torts Litigation Practice. “Bringing in young talent like Ray, who is an accomplished and respected attorney is part of our commitment to strategically expand our presence in the Tampa market and enhancing our client service.”
Jackson is also committed to pro bono service. His volunteerism includes working for the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advice & Referral Clinic and representing indigent clients. He also secured asylum for a client before the U.S. Immigration Court and provided legal services at the southern border as part of an asylum/immigration project.
“I am very pleased to join Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office, where I look forward to assisting clients as they navigate the evolving labor and employment environment that affects businesses of all sizes,” Jackson said. “On the litigation front, with offices in all the major arbitration sites worldwide, I look forward to expanding my practice as the firm is well-positioned to serve clients wherever they do business.”
Jackson received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School where he was the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Earl Warren Legal Training Program Scholarship recipient and a B.A. in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University where he was The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship recipient. After law school Ray served as a federal judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and Washington, D.C. only and is authorized to engage in supervised practice in Florida under the terms of Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order AOSC20-80.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa Office: 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. Our lawyers also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, intellectual property & technology, 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 five 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. Five Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News – Best Law Firms®. Lawyers in our Tampa office are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 40 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. One firm worldwide, GT has been recognized for the 14th consecutive year as having the most attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America, achieved Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification, and identified as Top 30, Best Law Firms in Client Service Performance on BTI’s Client Service A-Team, which is the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law. ###