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Morristown, NJ, November 3, 2009 — Steven D. Fleissig has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP in the New Jersey office as a shareholder in the Real Estate Practice. Fleissig joins from Herrick, Feinstein LLP, where he was a partner. Fleissig will be leading the New Jersey’s office’s Real Estate Practice and collaborating with real estate attorneys in the firm’s New York and White Plains offices, as well as attorneys throughout the firm.
“I am excited to be joining Greenberg Traurig and am looking forward to developing the real estate practice in New Jersey, building upon the framework already in place in the real estate group,” said Fleissig.
Fleissig focuses his practice on a variety of real estate and finance-related issues. He advises real estate owners on purchase, sale, leasing and financing matters. He is also experienced in representing lending institutions in real estate and asset-based financing transactions, restructurings and workouts.
Fleissig has lectured on multiple borrower lending transactions, mortgage foreclosure strategies, UCC issues, and retail leasing strategies. He has also written on UCC legislative developments, Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges, and New Jersey lending laws.
“The addition of Steven will enable us to grow our strong global Real Estate Practice here in New Jersey,” said Philip R. Sellinger, Managing Shareholder of the New Jersey office. “His experience in all aspects of real estate and real estate finance expands the capabilities we can offer to our clients in this field.”
Fleissig earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 20 on The National Law Journal’s 2008 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Additionally, Greenberg Traurig has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome, TA Lawyers GKJ in Tokyo, and Weber Law Office in Zürich. The firm was Chambers and Partners’ USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.