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Greenberg Traurig Elevates Eight Attorneys to Shareholder, One to Of Counsel at its Florida Offices in Miami, Orlando, and West Palm Beach

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Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014

International law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has elevated to Shareholder eight Florida attorneys in the Miami, Orlando, and West Palm Beach offices: Drew M. Altman; Jonathan C. Chane; Courtney M. Keller; Ilene K. Kobert; Jason K. Okleshen; Ian M. Ross; Victor Semah; and Brenda K. Supple. James A. Carenza was elevated to Of Counsel.

Altman, a member of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group at the firm’s Miami office, focuses his practice on securities matters, capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and general corporate and business law matters. He received a law degree, magna cum laude, in 2006 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Chane, a member of the Litigation Practice Group at the firm’s West Palm Beach office, focuses his practice on a wide range of litigation, with emphasis on the defense of product liability actions and commercial business disputes. He received a law degree in 1997 from the Stetson University College of Law.

Keller, a member of the Litigation Practice Group at the firm’s Orlando office, focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with emphasis on cases involving real estate transactions, business disputes, and intellectual property matters. She received a law degree, magna cum laude, in 2006 from the Southern Illinois University School of Law.

Kobert, a member of the Real Estate Practice Group at the firm’s Miami office, concentrates her practice in various areas of commercial real estate law. She received a law degree, cum laude, in 1988 from the University of Miami.

Okleshen, a member of the Litigation Practice Group at the firm’s West Palm Beach office, focuses his practice on real estate, commercial, and business litigation. He received a law degree, cum laude, in 2001 from the University of Miami School of Law.

Ross, a member of the Litigation Practice Group at the firm’s Miami office, focuses his practice on commercial and securities litigation, professional liability actions, and government investigations. He received a law degree, cum laude, in 2005 from Duke University School of Law.

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Semah, a member of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group at the firm’s Miami office, focuses his practice on corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions. He received a law degree, cum laude, in 2006 from Boston University School of Law.

Supple, assistant general counsel for Greenberg Traurig, advises the firm in the areas of professional responsibility and risk management, including issues of conflicts of interest and firm policy. She received a law degree in 1997 from St. Thomas University School of Law.

Carenza, member of the Real Estate Practice Group of the firm’s Miami office, focuses his practice on general commercial real estate matters. He received a law degree in 2001 from Fordham University School of Law.

“We are proud to elevate these outstanding attorneys as part of our commitment to offer our attorneys a strong platform for professional growth,” said Matt Gorson, the firm’s co-chair. “These attorneys are the emerging leaders of our community and our law firm, who we expect will provide our clients with continued access to top-quality legal counsel for years to come.”

Firm-wide, Greenberg Traurig elevated 33 attorneys to shareholder and 11 to of counsel positions, in keeping with the firm’s strategic focus on strengthening key areas of practice with top-tier practitioners. Overall, the 2014 class represents more than 14 core practice groups, including Corporate & Securities, Environmental, Government Law & Policy, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Tax, across 24 of the firm’s 36 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

In Florida, Greenberg Traurig serves clients from across seven offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach. The 2013 Chambers USA Guide includes 58 Greenberg Traurig Florida attorneys and 13 practice groups. Of these attorneys, five are also recognized in the nationwide rankings. The 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 131 Florida attorneys. The firm is top-listed across 18 practice areas in Florida.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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