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Attorneys at Arizona Greenberg Traurig earn honor

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Six attorneys and two Arizona practices from international law firm Greenberg Traurig where honored in the latest edition of Chambers USA. The Greenberg Traurig attorneys include: Brian H. Blaney — Corporate/M&A Rebecca Lynne Burnham — Real Estate Robert S. Kant — Corporate/M&A Leslie A. Klein — Labor & Employment Bruce E. Macdonough — Corporate/M&A Quinn… Read More →

Get ready! White collar overtime rules are coming

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On Monday, March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent its final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB’s review is the final step in the regulatory process before the revised regulations are… Read More →

Meet the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona

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Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team — in collaboration with industry experts — chooses the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona from a pool of more than 1,000 of the most talented and successful attorneys from throughout the state. Selections are based on each lawyer’s professional success, impact on his or her law firm, impact… Read More →

Mesa’s Alpine Valley Bread sells for $120M

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Alpine Valley Bread Company, a Mesa-based family-owned producer of certified organic and all-natural breads, was purchased by Flowers Foods, Inc. for $120 million in cash and stock. The acquisition was completed in the fourth quarter of 2015. Alpine Valley Bread was founded in 1997 by the Wood family and operated its first small retail bakery… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig named to best law firms list

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with an office in Phoenix, was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms in the 15th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study. The firm was ranked among the top 25 corporate law firms in the U.S. “We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Greenberg Traurig

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 19 attorneys on the 2015 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named six Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of the achievements of our attorneys,”… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig appoints 2 new shareholders

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has promoted Nathan T. Mitchler and Dana L. Hooper to shareholder. Firm wide, Greenberg Traurig elevated 32 attorneys to shareholder in its 2015 class. In addition, the firm also announced record financial performance for 2014. “Nathan and Dana are superior lawyers who are deeply dedicated… Read More →

Tips to keep employers mindful of office romances

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Love is in the air, and sometimes those amorous feelings lead to claims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. As Valentine’s Day approaches, employers should be mindful about office romances in light of some interesting statistics: • More than 20 percent of married couples met at work, yet nearly half of those employees… Read More →

Super Bowl betting poses dangers in the workplace

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So you ask what does the Super Bowl have to do with the American workplace, except for lost productivity at the water cooler the Monday after the Big Game? Why, the Super Bowl is quite possibly the best reminder about the dangers of betting in the workplace. Since the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum will discuss best practices

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the Jan. 13 meeting of the Arizona Chapter of the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Forum, where attendees will learn how to successfully work with Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) from a quality perspective. The event is hosted by the Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg… Read More →

GT lawyer honored for restructuring work

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Shareholder David D. Cleary of the Phoenix office of the International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was recently honored for his restructuring work at the Turnaround Atlas Awards in Chicago. The Turnaround Atlas Awards exclusively honor top performances from the distressed M&A, restructuring, reorganization and turnaround communities worldwide, according to the Global M&A Network website.… Read More →

Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum offers insight

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the July meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum hosted at the Phoenix office of international law firm, Greenberg Traurig. Steven Shope, president of Sandia Research Corporation and a founder of the Cognitive Engineering Research Institute (CERI), will be the guest speaker at the July event.… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig attorney earns national honor

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Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Nicole Goodwin has been awarded the President’s National Meritorious Service Award by the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) for her ongoing efforts in the areas of professional development, ethics, education and training of forensic experts. “Ms. Goodwin has shown extraordinary commitment to the advancement of the field,” said national FEWA President John… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Names New Co-Chair

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Les Klein, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Benefits and Compensation Group. Klein, with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation, is joined by Co-Chair Jeffrey Mamorsky from the firm’s New York… Read More →