Greenberg Traurig Expands Corporate & Securities Practice in Boston; Ronan P. O'Brien Joins

Jun 12, 2012, 08:00 ET from Greenberg Traurig

BOSTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Ronan P. O'Brien has joined its Boston office as a shareholder in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group.  O'Brien will focus his practice on mergers and acquisitions while serving as outside general counsel to several clients.

"We are pleased to welcome Ronan to our team in Boston," said Gary R. Greenberg, Co-Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Boston office.  "His proven track record of advising companies at each stage of their growth cycle combined with his wide-ranging experience negotiating and implementing complex M&A transactions will be a great asset to our firm."

O'Brien's M&A practice includes the representation of strategic and private equity clients across many industries including professional services, digital media, manufacturing, consumer food products, software as a service (SAAS) and cloud computing.  In addition to mergers and acquisitions, O'Brien will serve as outside general counsel for a diverse array of leading companies.  O'Brien also advises enterprises on capital formation, strategic alliances, joint ventures and outsourcing transactions. His clients range from emerging businesses and entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. 

"I'm excited to join the Greenberg Traurig team and become part of a platform that enhances the services I can deliver to my clients," said O'Brien. "The firm's collaborative culture really sets it apart."

Comprising more than 350 lawyers in more than 30 offices, Greenberg Traurig's Corporate and Securities/M&A Practice provides advice and services to companies and entrepreneurs throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig's practice groups and attorneys have been recognized as No. 1 in their respective geographic regions by The National Law Journal, Chambers & Partners, Corporate Board Member magazine, Latin Lawyer magazine and numerous regional and local professional publications.

Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, O'Brien was a partner in the Corporate Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Earlier in his career, O'Brien was Corporate Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs for a publicly traded technology company. He also was a transactional attorney with K&L Gates LLP. O'Brien received his B.A. and J.D. from Boston University, where he completed an accelerated combined degree program.  

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