Greenberg Traurig Continues to Expand in Los Angeles With Addition
of Skilled Securities Litigator
LOS ANGELES, CA -- June 12, 2006 --
a veteran securities litigator with extensive trial and regulatory
experience representing broker-dealers and investment clients, has
joined Greenberg Traurig LLP’s burgeoning litigation department
in Los Angeles. Schumacher also serves as an advisor to broker-dealers
and their employees with respect to legal and compliance issues.
In addition, his practice encompasses general commercial litigation
including unfair business practices, fraud, breach of fiduciary
duty, business torts and more.
“Paul has a very strong background in securities litigation and
arbitration, and extensive experience representing clients in regulatory
proceeding and administrative actions,” said
Jeff Scott, co-managing
shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office. “He will
be an invaluable resource to our firm’s national broker-dealer clients,
many of whom Paul already advises on a regular basis.”
Schumacher joins Greenberg Traurig as a shareholder. He formerly
was a partner at Bingham McCutchen where he built a thriving practice
in securities litigation and arbitration and represented clients
in regulatory inquiries initiated by the Securities and Exchange
Commission, the New York Stock Exchange, the National Association
of Securities Dealers and state securities regulators.
“Paul is a great addition to our well established securities
practice in the East, giving us a strong bi-coastal practice,“ said
chair of Greenberg Traurig’s national securities litigation group.
“His 18-year focus on securities regulation, litigation and internal
investigations and his extensive representation of broker-dealers
make him the ideal candidate to strengthen and help build our practice
in the West.”
Schumacher received his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola Law
School and a B.S. from Santa Clara University. His professional
involvements include membership in the Securities Industry Association.
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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