At Greenberg Traurig, attorneys receive cutting-edge work with colleagues they enjoy spending time with. Pro bono is a big emphasis here—the firm gets high marks for its dedication to supporting attorneys in a variety of endeavors. The firm doesn’t fall short on attorneys that have an entrepreneurial mindset and a drive to take responsibility on sophisticated matters with the support of razor sharp mentors. Greenberg Traurig looks outside the traditional legal model to provide enhanced services to clients based on innovation.
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Greenberg Traurig seeks business-minded candidates who are willing to take on the sophisticated work the firm brings to the table. Social aspects vary across offices, but GT makes a strong effort towards building a firm-wide community. The firm could improve its transparency regarding promotion and compensation, but associates appreciate that relationships with partners are founded on mutual respect. While the volume of work is high, associates are offered vast flexibility in terms of when and where they work which allows them greater management over their hours and workload. Some associates gripe over the firm’s black-box approach to compensation, but most are generally pleased with their salary and believe it to be a fair reflection of the hours they billed throughout the year. ...
Greenberg Traurig, LLP counts among its clients some of the biggest names in information technology, energy, entertainment, telecommunications, real estate, financial services, and health care. With over three dozen offices worldwide, an exceptionally broad practice scope, and household names for clients, it ranks as one of the nation’s largest firms.
Greenberg Traurig traces its roots to 1967, when three Miami attorneys established a practice modeled on New York’s boutique transactional firms. Mel Greenberg was the firm’s first chief executive officer; University of Miami grad Robert Traurig became a power player among southern Florida’s real estate firms, builders, and developers; and early name partner Larry Hoffman went on to become the firm’s CEO in the ’90s. U...