The Chambers USA 2023 Guide recognized the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP on its nationwide list of the top 32 environment practices in the country. Greenberg Traurig elevated its Environmental Practice national ranking by one band.

“This really is a continuing signal of achievement of 100 lawyers in our practice group,” said Practice Co-Chair Kerri L. Barsh, “each of whom contributes to all of these rankings.”

The editors also ranked the firm’s Environmental Practice in Colorado, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. The editors ranked individual members of the Environmental Practice in regions for Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Florida: South, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Firmwide, more than 275 attorneys were recognized in the 2023 USA Guide in more than 65 of the firm’s practices areas across 28 regions. According to its website, Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion constructed from more than 47,000 interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.

Below is the full listing of Greenberg Traurig environmental attorneys, their markets, and practice areas who were ranked in the 2023 USA Guide.

AttorneyMarketUSA Guide Practice Area
Giuliano ApadulaPennsylvaniaEnvironment – Up and Coming
Kerri L. BarshFloridaEnvironment
Christopher L. BellTexasEnvironment
Sean W. BezarkIllinoisEnvironment: Mainly Transactional
Thomas R. BrillCaliforniaEnergy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Francis A. CiteraUSA – NationwideLitigation: General Commercial – Illinois Product Liability & Mass Torts Product Liability: Consumer Class Actions
John A. DeToreMassachusettsEnergy & Natural Resources
Dominic E. DrayeArizonaLitigation: Appellate
Brian L. DuffyColoradoLitigation: General Commercial
Jared E. DwyerFloridaLitigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Troy A. EidUSA – NationwideNative American Law
Iris EscarraFlorida: SouthReal Estate: Zoning/ Land Use
David G. MandelbaumPennsylvaniaEnvironment
Paul R. McIntyrePennsylvaniaEnvironment
Christopher J. NeumannColoradoEnvironment
Steven C. RussoNew YorkEnvironment
Elliot H. ScherkerFloridaLitigation: Appellate
Dale WainwrightTexasLitigation: Appellate
Jennifer WeddleUSA – NationwideNative American Law
David B. WeinsteinFloridaEnvironment Litigation: General Commercial – Florida Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice represents clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first tier ranking in the “Environmental Law” and “Litigation – Environmental” categories in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms” report and was selected as “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360 for 2022.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 45 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: