SOURCE: Greenberg Traurig

February 01, 2007 12:59 ET

Greenberg Traurig Expands Tampa Office With New Attorneys

TAMPA, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 1, 2007 -- The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced the continued expansion of its recently opened Tampa office.

Christopher Torres, who joins Greenberg Traurig as Of Counsel, brings extensive litigation experience, representing clients in the areas of securities litigation and enforcement, complex commercial litigation, land use litigation and appeals. He also has experience in the areas of corporate law where he has advised boards of directors on corporate governance issues, represented companies in mergers and acquisitions, and represented investors and companies in private equity investments. A graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D.) and New York University (B.A., magna cum laude).

Michael Stanton joins Greenberg Traurig as an Associate and has experience in a wide variety of civil litigation, including complex commercial litigation, securities arbitration and class action litigation. He has represented individuals and corporations in state and federal court, as well as in arbitrations before the National Associated of Securities Dealers (NASD), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and American Arbitration Association (AAA). Mr. Stanton is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., with honors) and the University of Florida (B.A., with honors).

"Chris' and Michael's experience will provide additional breadth and depth to our trial, appellate and arbitration practices in Florida," said David B. Weinstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office. "They will enhance our reputation in Tampa and throughout Florida as the go-to litigation firm."

Greenberg Traurig opened its Tampa office in July, making it the firm's 27th office in the United States and the 8th in Florida.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with 1,600 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The firm is ranked seventh on The American Lawyer's Am Law 100 listing of the largest law firms in the U.S., based on number of lawyers. Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office is home to a legal team focused on representing clients in a broad range of civil and criminal litigation; trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts; alternative dispute resolution; environmental law; construction, architecture and engineering law; lending and other financial matters; as well as business planning and transactions. The GT Tampa team is committed to providing practical legal counsel, promptly and efficiently, both to individuals and to many types of businesses, from closely held companies to multinational corporations. For additional information, please visit the firm's Web site at

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