Greenberg Traurig Maher Continues Rapid Growth With Addition of Restructuring Shareholder Lyndon Norley

Dec 01, 2009, 11:49 ET from Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP

LONDON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the firm recently established in London by international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, announced that Lyndon Norley will be joining the firm as a shareholder to establish its Restructuring Practice. Lyndon is the 14th shareholder hire in the rapidly growing firm, which now includes over 25 lawyers.

Norley was formerly the head of the European restructuring practice in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. His practice includes advising debtors and creditors, including bondholders and other stakeholders, in complex multi-jurisdictional restructurings. Norley has been recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.

"Lyndon knows how to help both creditors and debtors best protect their interests in all types of formal and informal restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings," said Paul Maher, Chairman of Greenberg Traurig Maher's London office. "He is one of the UK's leading restructuring lawyers and an ideal addition to the firm as we establish our Restructuring Practice."

"We've said from the beginning that we were committed to a first rate presence in London that would be fully empowered on the ground to serve our diverse client base in the range of practices that are important to our firm and its clients, while responding to a perceived market need for a firm that would not just talk, but would actually deliver both quality and value from a platform created for today's world," said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Greenberg Traurig's President. "Lyndon is the latest evidence of this commitment, is well connected to our highly regarded global restructuring practice, and will bring to our clients and firm a highly skilled restructuring specialist who will be of critical importance to the strategic expansion of both our London and European presence in today's uncertain economy."

"Lyndon is a valuable addition to Greenberg Traurig's 90-lawyer restructuring team, further expanding our capability to advise clients involved in bankruptcies and reorganizations in jurisdictions around the world," said Bruce R. Zirinsky, New York-based co-chair of the firm's Business Reorganization & Bankruptcy Practice. "Having previously worked with Lyndon, I know firsthand the insights and expertise he brings to the table when guiding clients through a restructuring."

"It has been my ambition for many years to develop a fully-integrated and coordinated transatlantic restructuring practice," Norley added. "Greenberg Traurig shares that ambition and I look forward to working with my U.S. and UK colleagues to achieve that goal."

About Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP

Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP was established in 2009 in the UK by international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Greenberg Traurig Maher's rapidly expanding office provides shareholder-led advice to domestic and international clients on a range of matters across the legal spectrum. Lawyers at Greenberg Traurig Maher advise UK and multinational clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, energy, real estate, financial services, information services, automotive, entertainment, retail and communications. For additional information, please visit

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 20 on The National Law Journal's 2008 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Additionally, Greenberg Traurig has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome, TA Lawyers GKJ in Tokyo, and Weber Law Office in Zurich. The firm was Chambers and Partners' USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit

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