Gary M. Epstein counsels corporations in all phases of their transactional and financing activities.
He is consistently recognized as a leader in the legal profession by both business and legal industry publications, includingCorporate Board Member,Business Leader,The Legal 500 United StatesandPractical Law Company'sWhich Lawyer?
Highly ranked by well-known independent legal industry directoryChambers & Partners Guide, (recognized as a star performer, a category that surpasses a #1 ranking for individual lawyers), clients and peers called him an extraordinary lawyer who has made his name through hard work, not through marketing and stated there is virtually no one like him for big-ticket M&A (2008 edition of theChambers USA Guide). He has also been included inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 1995.
Named the leader of the firm's Corporate & Securities Practice in 1996, Gary also Co-Chairs the firm's Israel Practice and often serves as a speaker at conferences and seminars in the United States and Israel.
Areas of Concentration
•Public and private offerings of securities
•Mergers and acquisitions
Awards & Recognition
•Listed,Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A, 2008-2009, 2011-2014
•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2008-2014
•Eminent Practitioner, 2014
•Listed,South Florida Legal Guide, South Florida's Top Lawyers, 2005 and 2010-2014
•Listed,TheBest Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation, 1995-2014
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Miami Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2013
•Named, Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year, Miami, 2011-2012
•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
•Team Member,Corporate Board Membermagazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13 th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Listed,TheLegal 500 United States, 2008-2013
•Member and Team Chairman, team ranked as a top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual Legal Industry Research Study byCorporate Board Membermagazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10 th year), 2002-2009, 2011-2012
•Listed,Lawdragon 3000,Leading Lawyers in America, 2010
•Recommended,PLC Which Lawyer?2009
•Listed,Florida Trendmagazine, Legal Elite, Corporate and Securities Law, 2004-2009
•Selected,Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker - Mergers & Acquisitions Category, 2005
•Listed,South Florida Legal Guide,South Florida's Top Lawyers, 2002
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Quoted, Florida's Ties to Israel: Florida is Stepping up Efforts to Attract Israeli Firms,Florida Trend, September 18, 2013
Associated News & Events
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05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.16.14 Greenberg Traurig is Lead Sponsor for The MIXiii Israel Innovation Conference
04.11.14 Eight Greenberg Traurig Attorneys In Florida Recognized in 2014 Chambers Global Guide
03.18.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Worldwide Recognized by Prestigious Chambers Global Guide
10.29.13 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Present to Nevada/Israel Trade Mission Delegates
06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate
06.11.13 55 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included In 2013 Chambers USA Guide
07.01.08 Latin American M&A Spotlight
04.18.12 House Judiciary Committee Votes to Approve Israel for E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Eligibility
04.29.09 Holders of Carried Interests Face Higher Taxes (Also at Tel Aviv, Israel Office)