Greenberg Traurig Continues to Expand Its Global Restructuring and Bankruptcy Information Practice


NEW YORK, September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Citing continued growth in business, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has expanded its Practice of restructuring and bankruptcy with the addition of the former Dentons partner Brian E. Greer as a shareholder of the company new York Office.

Greer will find familiar faces at Greenberg Traurig. He previously worked with Oscar N. Pinkas, president of New York Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice, while they both practiced at Dentons. Greer also recently worked on a case with John Houghton, who joined Greenberg Traurig earlier this month, as chairman of the London Practice of restructuring and bankruptcy information.

Greer has extensive experience representing creditors, debtors, equity investors and administrators in cross-border and national restructurings, both in court and out of court. He supports his clients in complex restructurings, bankruptcies, liquidations and other situations of stress or distress.

“Greenberg Traurig’s restructuring practice is continually active in meeting client needs, including out-of-court restructurings and related matters; many of which are the result of conditions brought on by the pandemic. The addition of Brian and John highlights our best in class. approach to meet the changing needs of clients globally and with the urgency for which the firm is known, ”said Richard A. Rosenbaum, executive chairman of Greenberg Traurig.

“Brian is a significant asset to our practice given his vast experience. He attracts financial investors because he knows how to proactively help them seize opportunities that can arise in complex distress situations,” said Pinkas. “The fact that John, Brian and I have worked together before is just another advantage and shows that we strategically hire high caliber lawyers at the right time and for the right reasons. ”

Greer’s practice spans a multitude of industries including financial services, hospitality, commercial real estate and real estate investment trusts (REITs), healthcare, oil and gas, energy, construction. , manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, information technology (IT) consulting and life sciences.

“The addition of Brian, Oscar and John completes the team and gives us the opportunity to represent a growing range of clients meeting a wide range of needs. Brian’s addition to the new York office is especially important given our strong practice there, ”said Shari Heyen and David Kurzweil, co-chairs of the firm’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Information Practice division.

“The continued growth of my practice as a financial investor is essential to achieving my goals, as is playing an additive role on the global team,” said Greer. “The firm’s unique market position and its enviable national and global platform across all practice areas and sectors were central to my decision to come here. The added benefit was being able to continue working with Oscar and John. ”

Greer, who also regularly helps clients take advantage of opportunities as buyers, sellers and lenders in troubled M&A transactions, has been recognized by IFLR 1000 as a highly regarded lawyer in Restructuring and Insolvency and by the Legal 500 US as a leading restructuring lawyer. He obtained his JD from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and a BA of Stony stream University.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice: Greenberg Traurig’s internationally recognized Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice provides clients with insight and in-depth knowledge gained from decades of consulting and litigation experience. . The team has a vast and diverse experience in developing creative and effective solutions to the highly complex problems that arise in judicial and extrajudicial reorganizations, restructurings, reorganizations, liquidations and distressed acquisitions and sales. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the firm’s vast resources and its invaluable business network, the team helps companies navigate difficult times and resolve all of the issues that may arise during their career. own restructurings or their transactions with other companies in difficulty.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,300 lawyers at 40 locations in United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity and innovation, and is consistently listed among the largest firms in the United States on Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral in regarding its energy consumption in the office and Mansfield Rule 4.0-Plus certified. The Web:

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Lourdes Brezo Scholl, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 212.801.131, [email protected]


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