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Greenberg Traurig Expands Capabilities for Blockchain and Other Technology Transactions

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added shareholder William E. Turner II to meet increasing client demand for assistance with transactions and investments related to blockchain, other emerging technologies and alternative financial models.

CHICAGO, September 10, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Greenberg Traurig, LLP global law firm has added a shareholder William E. Turner IIto meet growing customer demand for assistance with transactions and investments related to blockchain, other emerging technologies and alternative financial models.

Turner Who Came To Greenberg Sad Chicago Office and is part of the high-level Corporate practice, focuses his practice on advising clients on commercial blockchain transactions, venture capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented clients on more than 50 commercial blockchain transactions and product launches, and advised numerous companies on traditional and digital asset-based investments and acquisitions in the United States. Previously, he was with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Chicago.

“It’s exciting to work with investors and companies that are developing new financial models using transformative technology that are having a growing impact on capital markets,” said Turner. “As I work on a lot of cross-border transactions, the ability to leverage Greenberg Traurig’s global platform will be of great benefit to clients in the US and overseas.”

As financial technology has become an increasingly large part of business practice, Greenberg has sad Emerging technology practice brings lawyers with experience in legal matters related to AI, big data, augmented reality and cloud computing together to work with clients from all industries. This practice is also dovetailed with the interdisciplinary one Blockchain and digital assets Group focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. Turner will be a valuable part of both practices.

“As fintech continues to grow, customers are increasingly looking for commercial opportunities with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. By adding a lawyer with Will’s experience, we can better address the legal challenges related to the development and use of digital assets, ”said Barbara Joneswho serves as co-chair of the Blockchain & Digital Assets group of Greenberg Traurig and co-managing director of the company The angel Office.
In addition to the representative transactions that Turner has managed, he advised a cryptocurrency exchange and a stablecoin issuer on numerous commercial transactions, represented a Swiss investor in many venture capital investments in US technology companies, and advised an alternative legal service provider on an outsourced reorganization of two businesses .

“As the demand for mergers and acquisitions and venture capital investments continues to grow, we see strong customer interest in digital currencies and blockchain transactions. Will strengthens our ranks with his fintech expertise in addition to his overall transactional experience, ”said Bruce March, Co-Chair of the firm’s global corporate practice and a Fort Lauderdale Partner of the office.
Turner graduated cum laude from Northwest University School of Law in 1995 and earned his BA with Honors from the University of Chicago 1992. Licensed in Illinois.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 lawyers in 40 locations in The United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the middle East. Recognized for its philanthropic commitment, diversity and innovation, GT is one of the largest companies in the United States in the Law360 400 and top 20 in the Am Law Global 100. The company is recognized for its. Climate-neutral office energy consumption and Mansfield Rule 3.0 certified. Network: http://www.gtlaw.com

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Elaine Walker, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, +1 305.579.0832, walkere@gtlaw.com

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