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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that John H. Adler, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the past two years, has joined its New Jersey office as a shareholder in the Litigation Practice. His practice at Greenberg Traurig will focus on corporate, real estate, employment and commercial litigation matters, compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act and other governmental concerns.
As a U.S. representative, Adler was a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, where his committee had legislative jurisdiction over capital markets and domestic and international monetary policy, housing, banking and other related financial matters. He was a lead sponsor for the reform of a Sarbanes-Oxley provision regarding outside audit requirements for non-accelerated filers, reform of Red Flags identity theft legislation and reform of Federal Housing Administration as it pertains to underwriting criteria, fraud prevention and database management.
Before his time as a U.S. representative, Adler was a member of the New Jersey State Senate. There, he was chair of the State Senate Judiciary Committee and lead sponsor of New Jersey's Clean Indoor Air Act, which protects the public from exposure to secondhand smoke in most public places.
Adler holds his J.D. from Harvard Law school and A.B. from Harvard College.
Greenberg Traurig LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1,800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.gtlaw.com.