Pete Nyquist

Chair, Environmental Practice Group

Chambers USA 2017 Ranks Greenberg Glusker’s Entertainment Litigation and Environmental Practices

May 26, 2017Press Release

Five lawyers from Los Angeles firm also recognized:
David Cranston, Brian Davidoff, Bonnie Eskenazi, Bert Fields, and Pete Nyquist

Los Angeles, Calif. – Greenberg Glusker today announced that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized three of the Firm’s practice areas and five of its attorneys in the 2017 edition of the guide.

Greenberg Glusker’s Entertainment Litigation Practice is ranked by Chambers USAfor the ninth consecutive year and the Firm’s Environmental Practice made it into the rankings for the fifth consecutive year. Greenberg Glusker’s Real Estate Practice is acknowledged by Chambers USA this year as a “Recognized Practitioner.”

“Our Entertainment Litigation, Environmental, and Real Estate Practice Groups have all done extraordinary work this year, and it’s a testament to their success for our clients that Chambers USA included these three groups in the 2017 edition of their prestigious guide,” said Bob Baradaran, managing partner of Greenberg Glusker.

Greenberg Glusker’s Entertainment Litigation Practice represents a broad range of entertainment industry clients, including actors, directors, writers, producers, talent agents, managers, studios, production companies, distributors and many others. The firm has extensive experience litigating, among other things, contract disputes, profit participation, copyright, trademark, California Talent Agencies Act, domestic and international distribution, partnerships and defamation disputes.

Greenberg Glusker’s Environmental Practice focuses on achieving cost-effective solutions to the challenges arising from environmental contamination, environmental regulation and other environmental concerns. Whether in litigation, regulatory proceedings or negotiations, the firm has represented Fortune 500 companies, public entities, trade associations and others in successfully resolving hundreds of disputed matters, including matters arising under Superfund (CERCLA), Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, and CEQA.

Greenberg Glusker’s Real Estate Practice represents developers, investors, lenders, owners and operators of all types and categories of real estate. The firm’s diverse client list includes office, retail and industrial landlords and tenants, institutional and individual investors, banks, commercial and residential brokerage firms, REITs, sports teams, entertainment venues, construction companies and government agencies. While many of Greenberg Glusker’s clients are based in Southern California, the firm represents a wide array of national and international companies as well as high-net worth individuals from the U.S. and abroad.

In the individual attorney rankings, Greenberg Glusker partners Bert Fields and Bonnie Eskenazi are once again recognized in the category of Media & Entertainment, and David Cranston and Pete Nyquist are again recognized in the category of Environment. Brian Davidoff returns to the list in the category of Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

In addition to the Chambers USA rankings, Greenberg Glusker’s Private Client Services Practice and attorney Laura Zwicker are included in the Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) rankings for 2016 for Private Wealth Law.

About Chambers and Partners USA

To compile the rankings, Chambers uses full-time researchers to interview thousands of attorneys and their clients around the world. According to Chambers, “This intensive, continuous research identifies the world’s leading practitioners and law firms—those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients.”

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