NEW YORK, June 2, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – The inte…

NEW YORK, June 2, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Heather P. Behnke has joined the Environmental and Energy and Natural Resources departments in the firm’s Albany office. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Ms. Behnke was an attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP. Ms. Behnke concentrates her practice in environmental, energy and litigation matters in New York State and Federal Courts. Her practice areas include administrative enforcement, compliance with all federal and New York environmental statutes and regulatory programs, due diligence, Brownfields redevelopment, siting and permitting of solid waste management facilities, and complex litigation involving state and federal environmental laws, contractual disputes, and employment law.

“Bringing Heather to Greenberg Traurig adds a major talent to our national and local capabilities. Her extensive experience with environmental litigation adds to the capacity and scope of experience of our litigation practice, thereby, enhancing our ability to serve our clients,” said Harold N. Iselin, Managing Shareholder of the Albany office.

Ms. Behnke earned her J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, and her B.A., cum laude, from University of Rochester.

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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