August 29, 2017
The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 15 attorneys from the Environmental Practice of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and names David G. Mandelbaum as Philadelphia “Lawyer of the Year” for environmental law. Together these attorneys represent 12 metropolitan areas and more than 150 years of recognition.
This year, 366 Greenberg Traurig attorneys from across the firm’s U.S. offices are listed in the publication with 26 of the firm’s attorneys named “Lawyers of the Year.” This marks the 11th consecutive year the firm has more attorneys listed than any other law firm in the guide.
According to the Best Lawyers website, the attorneys are selected based upon a peer-review process, in an effort to capture a general consensus from leaders in the legal field regarding their peers’ accomplishments and capabilities.
Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is given the title “Lawyer of the Year.” Mandelbaum, co-chair of the Environmental Practice, received this special recognition in 2018 for environmental law in the Philadelphia metro area. He is also recognized for Litigation – Environmental and Water Law.
The environmental attorneys listed in 2018 Best Lawyers in America are:
Douglas C. Atnipp, Houston, Natural Resources Law
Kerri L. Barsh, Miami, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law
Sean W. Bezark, Chicago, Environmental Law
Lucia A. Dougherty, Miami, Environmental Law
Troy A. Eid, Denver, Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law
Barbara A. Hall, Fort Lauderdale, Environmental Law
Joseph Z. Fleming, Miami, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Orlando, Environmental Law
Gene Livingston, Sacramento, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
David G. Mandelbaum, Philadelphia, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law
Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, Tallahassee, Environmental Law
Steven C. Russo, New York, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
Philip R. Sellinger, New Jersey, Litigation – Environmental
Curtis B. Toll, Philadelphia, Environmental Law
David B. Weinstein, Tampa, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiate and close transactions; defend clients in enforcement actions; handle a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; prepare for and respond to emergencies; craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. The practice was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Environmental Law in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2016 edition of “Best Law Firms.”
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.
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