Greenberg Traurig Expands Reorganization and Bankruptcy Practice

US Law Firm Newswire

NEW YORK, September 19, 2007 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that John W. Weiss has joined the New York office as a shareholder in the Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy Practice. He will focus on representing debtors, official and unofficial committees, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, lessors and lessees of both real and personal property, and other parties in interest in bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Weiss also has experience representing defendants in avoidance actions, and professionals with respect to bankruptcy retention and fee related issues.

“John’s presence will augment our full range of bankruptcy services and represents an important step in our commitment to expand our Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy practice in New York,” said Nancy Mitchell, who chairs the New York Business Reorganization, and Bankruptcy Practice.

“Bringing John to Greenberg Traurig will add significant talent to our already extensive national and local Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy capabilities. We are excited to have him join our team,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, President.”

Mr. Weiss received his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. from the Ohio State University.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with 1,700 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 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; 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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