SOURCE: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

April 11, 2006 16:47 ET

Greenberg Traurig Further Expands Its Boston Office With the Addition of Joe H. Hicks

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2006 -- The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Joe H. Hicks has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Corporate and Securities Department in the Boston office. Mr. Hicks joins Greenberg Traurig's 1500 attorneys worldwide, including over 70 located in Boston. Mr. Hicks is the tenth Shareholder to join Greenberg Traurig over the past 15 months.

Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Hicks had been a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP in its Boston office, and he was a partner-in-charge of the firm's London office from 1984-1987. He has broad experience in corporate and securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment management and international transactions. Mr. Hicks was also previously a professor at Mount Holyoke College and at Southern Methodist University.

"We are delighted that Joe decided to join our Corporate and Securities group. Joe is widely respected and brings to Greenberg Traurig decades of experience that will further strengthen our ability to meet the expanding regional and global needs of our clients," said Gary R. Greenberg, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Boston office.

Mr. Hicks received his law degree from Harvard Law School, a Ph.D. and M.A. from Yale University, and a B.A. from Baylor University.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with 1,500 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in The Americas, Europe and Asia. The firm is eighth on The National Law Journal's NLJ 250 listing of the largest law firms in the U.S. and ninth among The American Lawyer's Am Law 100, based on number of lawyers.

Greenberg Traurig serves clients from offices in: Albany, NY; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; West Palm Beach, FL; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London and Brussels; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Kokusai Law Offices in Tokyo.

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