Greenberg Traurig hires top M&A partner from Cadwalader

September 9, 2011 Greenberg Traurig has lured leading mergers and acquisitions lawyer Dennis Block from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Block will chair the firm’s global M&A practice when he joins the firm next week.

Block has a strong reputation after working on some of the largest ever deals, including Pfizer’s $68 billion acquisition of Wyeth and JPMorgan Chase’s purchase of Bear Stearns.

“He will help move our team into the ranks of the foremost M.&A. practices,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, chief executive of Greenberg Traurig. “We envision an exciting time of growth and collaboration, in which Dennis will play a pivotal role.”

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