Greenberg Traurig has opened offices in Orange County and Silicon Valley, Calif.

NEW YORK--Greenberg Traurig has opened offices in Orange County and Silicon Valley, Calif.

The branches will focus on the practices of intellectual property, litigation, tax, estate planning and executive compensation, corporate and securities, venture fund formation and private equity funds.

The Orange County and Silicon Valley branches complement the firm's Los Angeles office, which houses 70 attorneys.

The OC office has seven attorneys: managing shareholder and tax and estate-planning attorney Gordon Schaller; tax shareholder Jeff Joy; corporate and securities shareholders Steve Anapoell and John Stoner, and litigation shareholder Greg Hurley. Rounding out the OC office are litigation associates Michael Drury and Stacey Jaramillo.

The Silicon Valley office also has seven attorneys, but talks are underway with 10 others who may eventually join the branch, says Cesar Alvarez, president and CEO of Greenberg Traurig.

Forming the group are corporate and securities shareholders Todd Rumberger, Stefan Clulow and Khoa Do; real estate shareholder Randy Single; executive compensation shareholder Tom LaWer; intellectual property shareholder Heather Meeker, and tax shareholder Fred Adam.