LONDON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the recently established London office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, announced that Stephen Gare will join the firm to head its Intellectual Property and Information Technology Practice in the UK. The addition brings the number of shareholders in the rapidly-growing office to nine.
Stephen joins Greenberg Traurig Maher from Mayer Brown's London office, where he was one of the firm's global practice leaders as well as being head of its IP/IT group in London and London General Counsel. "He is renowned for his niche expertise in the music industry" according to the 2009 edition of the Chambers & Partners UK Directory.
Stephen has been involved in transactional work, litigation and counseling in all areas of intellectual property law and a wide variety of industries during his career.
"Stephen has outstanding and extensive experience in the IP and IT arenas," said Paul Maher, Chairman of Greenberg Traurig Maher's London office. "This experience will allow us to further grow the practice in the UK."
Stephen, who was admitted in England and Wales in 1976 received his Law degree from Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a MA, in Business Law, specialising in intellectual property and anti-trust, from London Metropolitan University in 1986.
"The addition of a top-quality practitioner in an area that is important to our firm, where we enjoy among the largest media and entertainment, as well as IP/IT, practices in the United States, is part of our commitment to strategic growth in London and Europe," said Richard A. Rosenbaum, Greenberg Traurig's President.
Greenberg Traurig Maher was established in July 2009 and has experienced unprecedented growth in number and depth.
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. Attorneys at Greenberg Traurig Maher advise UK and multinational clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, financial services, information services, automotive, retail and communications. For additional information, please visit www.gtmlaw.com.
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 US, the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 20 on The National Law Journal's 2008 NLJ 250. In the UK, 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 and TA Lawyers GKJ in Tokyo. 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 www.gtlaw.com.
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