Greenberg Traurig Expands Tampa Office/Appellate Practice

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Office/Appellate Practice
January 24, 2011 02:00 PM Eastern Time  

TAMPA, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced the
continued expansion of its Tampa office.

Thomas A. Burns, who previously practiced in the Washington, D.C. offices of Sidley Austin LLP and Gibson, Dunn
& Crutcher LLP, after clerking for Judge Susan Black on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, joins
Greenberg Traurig’s Appellate Practice as an associate. Burns has briefed matters before the U.S. Supreme Court,
federal courts of appeals, state supreme and intermediate appellate courts, and numerous state and federal trial
courts. At Greenberg Traurig, he will focus on federal and state appeals as well as supporting complex litigation in
trial courts.

Burns received his J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he served as executive editor of
the Duke Law Journal. He was the recipient of the David Siegel Scholarship, Duke’s only merit-based scholarship
for matriculated students, awarded once annually by faculty selection. He received his A.B., magna cum laude,
from Duke University. Burns was also a Visiting Student for one year at Trinity College Dublin. He is a member of
The Florida Bar and The District of Columbia Bar.

“Thomas will provide additional breadth and depth to our Appellate and Litigation Practices in Florida and
nationally,” said David Weinstein, Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office. “We are very
pleased that he has joined our team.” The office has grown from four to more than 20 lawyers since opening in
August 2006.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients
from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. In the U.S., GT has more offices than any other
firm listed among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2010 NLJ 250. Since 2008, GT has had more
attorneys in TheBest Lawyers in America® than any other law firm. For additional information, please visit
www.gtlaw.com.

Contacts
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kathleen Casey-Shannon, 813-318-5751
caseyshannonk@gtlaw.com

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