San Francisco leads the nation in business innovation, cutting-edge technology, globally recognized institutes of higher education, and research facilities. A popular tourist destination, the City is a cultural center with a colorful history and a bright energetic future.
Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco attorneys have deep Bay Area roots. The firm’s attorneys practice both locally and nationally at the intersection of business, government, and the law. With a wide variety of clients, the San Francisco attorneys counsel on a broad range of practical legal counsel and services, from litigation and dispute resolution, to transactional representation, governmental advocacy, and day-to-day corporate advice.
The Bay Area is an energetic hub for both U.S. and international business, recognized as the world’s technology center and the West Coast’s principal banking and financial epicenter. San Francisco is the place to do business for today’s industry-leading companies and the leaders of tomorrow. It is home to key Internet pioneers, top IT firms, and digital entertainment companies, as well as investors who fund these innovators. In addition, regional headquarters of numerous financial institutions, multinational banks, and Fortune 500 companies are located in the Bay Area.
The firm’s San Francisco clients can count on Greenberg Traurig’s local, attentive legal services with the global breadth and depth to address issues full circle. The firm’s 1,900 attorneys in 38 offices work seamlessly together to provide the innovative, strategic, forward-thinking legal services clients expect.
Commercial & Securities Litigation
Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco business litigation attorneys focus on trying complex commercial disputes on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. They regularly represent clients in fraud, breach of contract, product liability, false advertising , and unfair business practices, as well as class action, trade secret/unfair competition, bankruptcy, and licensing matters. The firm’s seasoned securities litigators represent clients in single plaintiff and class action litigation; regulatory inquiries involving the SEC, FINRA, and state regulators; and sensitive internal investigations. In addition, they work collaboratively with related practices across the firm, such as corporate, white collar, government affairs, labor and employment, and regulatory compliance, as needed.
Corporate & Financing
Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco Corporate attorneys handle mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financings, and other corporate transactions, including lower-middle market, middle market transactions, and bulge bracket deals for publicly traded and privately-held companies, locally and in collaboration with the firm’s entire international corporate group. The team is experienced in a wide range of industries and regularly represents private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, management teams, co-investors, investment funds, leading investment banking and financial advisory firms, and other participants in all aspects of corporate and financing transactions. Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco team also provides top-of-market guidance on corporate structuring, financing, tax planning, and fiduciary issues that arise in ESOP transactions. Specifically, they are skillful in structuring and documenting such transactions and are able to help clients leverage the firm’s relationships with private equity, private debt, and strategic partners for lending, consulting, valuations, and investment of sale proceeds; integrate ESOPs with private capital and management buy-outs; advise private equity clients with respect to acquisitions of and dispositions into ESOP structures; and position ESOP companies for secondary sales and/or eventual IPOs.
Government Law & Policy
Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice supports clients across federal, state, and local government. The practice is comprised of strategically-positioned offices in political capitals and major cities across the U.S., including California. These offices maintain relationships with key government officials at the state capital level and with elected officials and advisors, as well as at the local level, like the City of San Francisco and other key Bay Area cities. Each member of the team works cooperatively with the Federal Practice and other state and local team members, leveraging extensive knowledge to provide a broader range of services and resources to clients. In San Francisco, the team works with public and private companies and trade associations within the energy, telecommunications, healthcare, clean technology, land use, construction, information technology, infrastructure, development, and transportation industries. The team helps clients reach their goals by providing linkages that optimize the political, legal, community, and business context in which they operate. The San Fran
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