August 09, 2017
The list is determined by an extensive peer-review survey that asked other attorneys for recommendations among 56 specialty areas. Each lawyer surveyed was allowed to recommend up to three colleagues in each given legal specialty. Once nominations were completed, nominees were carefully evaluated on the basis of the survey results, the legitimacy of their license, and their current standing with The State Bar of California. As a result, the following Greenberg Traurig attorneys were recognized as leading lawyers in their areas:
Kurt A. Kappes, co-managing shareholder, Sacramento office; co-chair, Labor & Employment Practice’s Complex Employment Litigation & Trials Group (Sacramento Magazine Category: Trade Secrets)
Kappes has broad experience as a trial attorney representing clients in complex litigation cases involving class actions, commercial claims, trade secrets and employee mobility, computer fraud, non-compete, and unfair competition, Business and Professions Code Section 17200 actions and SOX proceedings. He has also represented clients in labor and employment issues, including advisory matters, trade secret audits, contracts, discrimination claims, whistleblower cases, and wrongful termination litigation.
Mark C. Lee, shareholder (Sacramento Magazine Category: Mergers & Acquisitions)
Lee focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (including reverse acquisitions), corporate finance (including alternative public offerings and PIPEs), SEC compliance and reporting, and tech licensing for a client base ranging from emerging growth companies to established private and public companies. He has broad industry experience including clean energy, oil and gas, technology, natural resources, insurance, financial services, pharmaceutical, and medical devices with clients in the U.S., Canada, China, and the rest of Asia.
Gene Livingston, shareholder; chair, Proposition 65 & Green Chemistry Group (Sacramento Magazine Categories: Environmental, Government Contracts and Legislative & Governmental Affairs)
Livingston is recognized as a go-to-person to address public policy in the California Legislature, to affect proposed regulations, and to…