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GT Press Release

Mark J. McCombs Joins Greenberg Traurig

CHICAGO, IL -- September 24, 2002 -- The law firm Greenberg Traurig today announced Mark J. McCombs has joined its Chicago office as a shareholder in the national governmental affairs practice.

McCombs, who brings more than 18 years of experience to the firm, focuses his practice on counseling public and private companies in governmental matters such as economic development and tax incentive programs, public finance, land use, permitting, public employment, public contracting, regulatory issues and women’s and disadvantaged business enterprise programs. He frequently represents cities, villages, counties, park districts, police commissions and townships, as well as private developers and other entities in connection with government-related matters.

“We are very pleased to have Mark join our outstanding governmental affairs team,” said Paul Fox, co-managing shareholder of the Chicago office. “His experience and overall knowledge of governmental issues will further enhance our existing practice and will add a new dimension to the matters we handle at a national level.”

McCombs holds a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from American University.


About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with 1,500 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The firm is ranked seventh on The American Lawyer's Am Law 100 listing of the largest law firms in the U.S., based on number of lawyers.

Greenberg Traurig serves clients from offices in: Albany, NY; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; West Palm Beach, FL; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London and Brussels; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Kokusai Law Offices in Tokyo.

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