SOURCE: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

November 12, 2007 17:39 ET

Greenberg Traurig Selected by Chambers and Partners as USA Law Firm of the Year

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - November 12, 2007) - Greenberg Traurig, an international law firm with offices in Denver, as well as 27 other cities in the United States and Europe, has been named "USA Law Firm of the Year" by Chambers and Partners. The award was presented at the 2007 Chambers Global Awards ceremony in London. Greenberg Traurig has 50 attorneys in Denver and more than 1,700 attorneys and professionals in the US and Europe.

The Chambers Global Awards Program honors excellence in legal services in countries around the world. The Chambers Guide lists the top lawyers in 175 countries. Finalists are determined by independent research carried out during the prior 12 months compiling the Chambers Global, USA and UK directories. Winning firms are selected by a distinguished panel of judges made up of international corporate buyers of legal services. The Chambers Guide, seen as the industry standard, ranks attorneys in every major practice area as well as key specialty practices from over 14,000 in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients.

"We would like to thank our clients for helping us achieve this honor. It is a tribute to the outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence by every member of our team," said David Palmer, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Denver office.

Greenberg Traurig Chief Executive Officer Cesar L. Alvarez added, "We value this award as an important recognition of our original vision: to be in the major U.S. growth markets, as well as the key business and government centers, with top quality lawyers; to be part of the communities in which we practice; to be broad in our practices; to cater to a diverse client base; to be diverse in our makeup; and to do it all in a unique culture, where we are committed to individual respect, collaboration, change and results."

Other law firm finalists for this award included: Latham & Watkins LLP, Ropes & Gray LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Hogan & Hartson LLP, and Morrison & Foerster LLP. In 2006, Greenberg Traurig and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP were selected as runners up for the award.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1,700 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S. and Europe. 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 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; Tampa Bay, FL; 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 Asuka Law Offices in Tokyo.

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