Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm is among the 2016 BTI Brand Elite. Greenberg Traurig’s award-winning Latin American and Iberian Practice has wide-ranging experience representing both international and domestic clients with their business interests in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula, the United States and other international markets. The practice offers a multi-disciplinary team, including senior lawyers, many of whom have been the chief legal officers at major multinational companies.
Anti-corruption and compliance: The firm has a multi-disciplinary team of global governance, compliance, economic crime, securities and corporate lawyers with extensive experience in evaluating, designing, enhancing, monitoring and defending global corporations’ anti-corruption compliance programmes based on international laws and standards, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Capital markets: We represent issuers and underwriters in connection with debt and equity securities offerings, including IPOs and follow-on stock offerings. We advise issuers, initial purchasers and placement agents in high-yield debt offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation S.
Global aircraft and equipment finance and leasing: Representation of airlines, lessors, lenders and operators in equipment finance and leasing transactions; acquisitions and investments in aviation related businesses; aviation industry commercial and operational matters; aircraft purchase orders and related supplier support; aircraft, engine and spare parts financings; operating leases; lease and loan restructurings and work-outs; and general commercial and operational matters.
Global energy and infrastructure: The firm provides counsel to international infrastructure and energy clients, from project development and redevelopment to financing, implementation, and operation and maintenance. GT advises private and public clients regarding public-private partnership (PPP) transactions. The firm also offers regulatory, permitting, environmental and real estate, including agrarian matters, and legal advice in oil and gas matters.
Global trade and investment: The team advises clients on trade policies, remedies, negotiations, disputes, strategic trade consulting, international trade agreements, trade legislation and lobbying, antitrust and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, US Foreign Military Sales Program and US anti-boycott and embargo regulations.
International litigation and arbitration: The firm advises on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, asset recovery, extraterritorial application of US law, complex multi-jurisdictional and conflict of law disputes and the enforcement of foreign judgments.
International taxation and estate planning: One of the largest practice groups in the US experienced in cross-border issues, including tax aspects of corporate reorganisations; mergers; acquisitions and joint ventures; cross-border tax minimisation; transfer pricing; technology transfer; and repatriation planning, estate, gift and individual tax planning.
Mergers, acquisitions and corporate transactions: Experience negotiating and advising public and private US and multinational clients on mergers and acquisitions, including acquisition finance facilities, joint ventures, strategic investments, asset sales and purchases, spin-offs, going-private transactions, LBOs and MBOs, including cross-border transactions.
Private equity and venture capital: Representation of venture capital firms, sponsors of private equity funds, registered investment companies and investment managers and advisers in connection with fund creation, capital formation, portfolio investment, asset management, capital raising and representation of portfolio companies.
Real estate: Representation in project, mezzanine and company financings, joint ventures, private equity fund formation, acquisitions and dispositions, operations, leasing, restructuring and workouts, development planning and land use involving all property types, from retail, office, residential, industrial and hospitality and resort projects.
Restructuring and bankruptcy: Representation of financially troubled corporate borrowers including hedge funds, private equity funds and other investor groups, as well as representation of senior and mezzanine lenders in pre-packaged bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings in both domestic and cross-border situations.
White-collar defence and special investigations: The firm has a wide-ranging experience protecting companies and individuals through coordinated planning and defence. GT is on the forefront of client service in this area, and is one of few firms with more than 90 former federal and state prosecutors in its litigation group, and where the majority of litigation shareholders and counsel have first-hand trial experience.www.gtlaw.com