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NEW YORK, March 19, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The inte…

NEW YORK, March 19, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Richard I. Bier has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Corporate & Securities Department in the New Jersey
office. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Bier was a partner at
St. John & Wayne, L.L.C.

He has been a trusted advisor to closely held
businesses for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in all
aspects of commercial and residential real estate and has an active
practice in these areas as well. He is also experienced in all areas of
estate planning and trust administration, including business succession
planning for family and other closely held enterprises.

“Rick’s extensive experience makes him an excellent addition to our
growing corporate practice,” said Philip R. Sellinger, Managing
Shareholder of the New Jersey office. “His extensive knowledge of
corporate transactional work as well as all aspects of the commercial
and residential real estate industry supplements the existing capability
of our group and enhances our ability to serve our clients.”

Mr. Bier earned his J.D. from St. John’s University Law School and his
B.A. from Tufts University.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig LLP is an international, full-service law firm with
approximately 1,300 attorneys and governmental professionals in 24
offices in the United States and Europe and, through an alliance with
Studio Santa Maria, providing services in Milan and Rome, Italy. The
firm is ranked No. 8 as reported in The National Law Journal’s listing
of the largest law firms in the U.S.

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