Greenberg Traurig Expands New York Corporate Practice, Adds Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney Jim Cross

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Jim Cross to its award-winning corporate practice as a shareholder in the firm’s New York office. Cross is focused on working with private equity clients and public and private companies on complex mergers and acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, minority interests and restructurings in a variety of industries including energy and natural resources, infrastructure, telecommunications and technology. He joins the firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

NEW YORK, April 21, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Greenberg Traurig, LLP global law firm has added the following to its award-winning corporate practice Jim Cross as a shareholder in the company new York Office. Cross is focused on working with private equity clients and public and private companies on complex mergers and acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, minority interests and restructurings in a variety of industries including energy and natural resources, infrastructure, telecommunications and technology. He joins the firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Peter H. Lieberman, Co-Chairman of the firm’s global corporate practice, commented, “Jim’s strong focus on customer service and his significant experience advising a long list of private equity clients on complex transactions are a perfect match for our private equity and broader corporate practices. His Work has covered a wide range of sectors, including major transactions in the energy sector. Jim joins ours new York Office where we continue our strong growth and we are very excited to have Jim on our team. “

“Joining Greenberg Traurig is an exciting opportunity to grow my practice. Greenberg Traurig’s excellent reputation for handling all types of complex M&A transactions is extremely attractive and offers an exciting opportunity to grow my practice,” said Cross. “I look forward to being an active part of the collaborative global platform for legal talent that is a trademark of Greenberg Traurig.”

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“We have seen very robust activity in our M&A practice over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and assume that demand will continue to rise, especially as the economy fully opens up again and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding capital investment Talented lawyers like Jim When you join our team, you get an even deeper bank that is of great value to the company and our customers, “said Ejim Peter Achi and Scott J. Bornstein, Co-managing director of Greenberg Traurig’s new York Office, in a joint statement. Achi is also the co-chair of New York Corporate Practice. Bornstein is also co-chair of the company’s global intellectual property and technology practice and co-chair of the company’s global patent litigation group.

Cross has extensive experience in high-stakes transactions such as representing subsidiaries of Digital Colony Partners and EQT Infrastructure $ 14.3 billion Acquisition of the Zayo Group, a fiber optic service provider; Advising a number of distressed oil and gas producers on restructuring and minority investment transactions; Representing Segra Communications at its $ 240 million the acquisition of NorthState Telecommunications, a provider of high-speed broadband services in North Carolina;; and representation of the EQT infrastructure in their $ 950 million Acquisition of Lumos Networks, a mid-Atlantic fiber optic service provider.

Cross earned his JD from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he graduated with honors and received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from the Akron University.

Cross joins that new York Office on the heels of Jaclyn Ruch, a recent strategic addition to corporate practice.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in The United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the middle East. Recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, GT is consistently among the largest companies in the US for the Law360 400 and the top 20 for the Am Law Global 100. The company is consistently for its law Climate-neutral energy consumption in the office and Mansfield Rule 3.0 certified. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com

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