Practice Areas & Industries: Greenberg Traurig, LLP


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Greenberg Traurig’s multi-practice approach to the Retail Industry brings together attorneys from several legal disciplines with a focus on our clients’ efforts to enhance their business operations, productivity and profitability at the national, regional and local levels, both in the United States and internationally. We provide legal counsel and advice ranging from the acquisition, development, leasing, and disposition of retail properties to service agreements and licensing, employment issues, information technology and outsourcing, day-to-day corporate matters, intellectual property protection, import and export regulations, as well as industry-related disputes.

Our Clients

  • Big box retailers
  • Specialty retailers and category killers
  • Banks and retail financial institutions
  • Fashion and accessory boutiques
  • Restaurant chains
  • Retail outlet concepts
  • Municipalities and governmental agencies
  • Shopping center owners and developers
  • Retail vendors and suppliers
  • Contractors and architects

Multidisciplinary Legal Services For The Retail Industry

  • ADA, Accessibility, Building and Life Safety Codes
  • Antitrust Issues
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Customs and International Trade
  • Environmental and Land Use
  • Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Immigration
  • Import/Export/C-TPAT
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Tax


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Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

OFAC Authorizes U.S. Persons to Wind Down Activities in Crimea
Sandra K. Jorgensen,Renee A. Latour,Julia Sorrentino, February 16, 2015
On Dec. 30, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued Ukraine-related General License No. 5 authorizing U.S. persons to engage in activities ordinarily incident and necessary to winding down U.S. person activity with or in the Crimea region of...

Ivory Ban’s Effects on Collectors, Museums, Musicians and the Art Trade
Kevin P. Ray, February 13, 2015
Earlier this year, in response to concerns that poaching of African elephants is rapidly driving the species to extinction, the U.S. federal government tightened restrictions on the import, export, transfer, and sale of African elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn.[1] The revised restrictions...

Qualifying for the Antique Exception to the Ivory Ban
Kevin P. Ray, February 13, 2015
Before the new rule went into effect, objects at least 100 years old that are either made of African elephant ivory or included ivory components were exempt from the general Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)...