Securities Litigator Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago Office – Law Firm Newswire

CHICAGO–LAWFUEL – Legal Announcements –The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced today that Miriam G. Bahcall, Steven M. Malina and Beth A. Black have joined the Litigation Practice in its Chicago office. Bahcall and Malina join as Shareholders, and Black joins as an Associate. Prior to joining the firm, they were with the Chicago office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Bahcall, Malina and Black will continue to focus their practice on a variety of financial services industry litigation and regulatory matters. They have successfully represented broker-dealers, investment banks, investment management firms and public issuers, and their management and employees, in investigations and disciplinary proceedings initiated by the SEC, FINRA, CBOE and state regulators as well as in class and derivative litigation. They have also represented brokerage firms and their management in arbitration proceedings. Additionally, they have conducted internal investigations of publicly traded companies.

“Mimi and Steve enjoy a well-deserved national reputation in securities litigation. The addition of their practice and skills will benefit not just the Chicago office, but our firm more generally,” said Paul T. Fox, Co-Managing Shareholder of the Chicago office. “We are very pleased to have them, and their colleague Beth Black, with us.”

“Steve and Mimi bring a wealth of experience in the securities litigation area and will be invaluable in enhancing our ability to meet the needs of our clients. They are terrific additions to our national Securities Litigation Practice,” said Bradford D. Kaufman, Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s national Securities Litigation Practice.

Greenberg Traurig litigators have been at the center of some of the most pivotal cases of our time. With more than 500 trial lawyers, members appear regularly in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. Greenberg Traurig has served as lead defense counsel in some of the largest and most complex regulatory actions ever filed and one of the most highly publicized securities fraud cases in recent times. The firm is one of the few in the United States with a national team of more than 30 former federal and state prosecutors who concentrate on the defense of civil and white collar criminal securities matters.

About Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1,750 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The firm was selected as the 2007 USA Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners.

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; Shanghai, China; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, 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, Berlin and Brussels; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices in Tokyo.

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