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Greenberg Traurig to open 14-partner Berlin office from Olswang ashes

By Neasa MacErlean

15 July 2015 at 00:46 BST

The 50-partner team which recently announced its departure from Olswang will become the 38th office of the 1,800-lawyer US-based practice on 1 October.

Greenberg Traurig is to open an office in Berlin whitelook

In its announcement of the move, Greenberg highlights the property law side of their combination, saying that it 'combines one of the leading German real estate groups with one of the top real estate practices in the United States'. 

Entrepreneurial spirit

Richard A Rosenbaum, chief executive ofifcer of Greenberg, suggested that the firm had been waiting for a good opportunity in the area for a long time. He said: 'As we always do, we waited patiently for years to find the right time, the right place, and especially the right people, and we could not be more pleased with this opportunity.' Speaking of Berlin, he added: 'Berlin is a key center of business, technology, culture, and global policymaking, and where the entrepreneurial spirit can be felt as intensely as anywhere I have been in the world.' Source: Greenberg Traurig


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