Burt Bruton: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Burt Bruton

Shareholder
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0593

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • American Indian Law
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Automotive Dealerships
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0593
Fax: 305.961.5593
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Burt-Bruton
 
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1973
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1981 Executive Editor of the Law Review
 
Admitted1981, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, American College of Real Estate Lawyers

•Member, The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section

•Member, Mortgage Law, Title Insurance, and Legal Opinions Committees

•Chair, Legislative Review Committee, 2007-2009

•Vice Chair, Legislative Review Committee, 2001-2003

•Teacher, University of Miami School of Law, Real Estate Transaction Workshop

 
BornTroy, North Carolina, June 17, 1951
 
Biography

Burt Bruton has been an attorney with the firm since 1981 and has been a shareholder in its Real Estate Practice since 1988. Burt's practice includes the representation of lenders and borrowers in real estate financing and secured transactions, as well as buyers and sellers of real property.

Areas of Concentration

•Commercial real estate

•Financing

•Secured transactions

•Florida mortgage and transfer taxes

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2006-2014

•Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Litigation - Real Estate, 2005-2014

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2014

•Top 100 Lawyers in Miami, 2010-2014

•Top 100 Lawyers in Florida, 2010

•Top 50 Lawyers in South Florida, 2010

•Team Member,The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013

•Team Member, aLaw360Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013

•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013

•Lawyer of the Year, Miami Litigation - Real Estate Law, 2013

•Listed,Florida Trendmagazine - Real Estate Law, 2004-2013

•Hall of Fame, 2009-2013

•Legal Elite, 2004-2008

•Recipient, 2008-2009 Robert C. Scott Memorial Award, The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, May 22, 2009

•Listed,Who's Who Legal,Florida-Real Estate, 2008

•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2007-2008

•Recipient, Annual Service Award, The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section - Hall of Fame, 2002-2003

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Articles, Publications, & LecturesBurt is a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars on such topics as legal opinion letters, documentary stamp taxes, uniform partnership statutes and construction lending

•Author, Florida Documentary Stamp Taxes Chapter, Florida Real Property Complex Transactions , The Florida Bar

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

07.07.14 12 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Trend Legal Elite

07.02.14 98 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

07.09.13 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend

06.11.13 55 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included In 2013 Chambers USA Guide

05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 176 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

11.20.12 Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings for Florida in the 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firm' Listings

11.01.12 Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings in the 2013 U.S. News - Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firm' Listings

Alerts

02.12.10 Entities Owning Florida Real Property Must Report Changes in Ownership or Control

 
Reported CasesMember of Greenberg Traurig team that represented MAT Concessionaire, LLC and its sponsors, Meridiam Infrastructure Fund and Bouygues Travaux Publics, S.A., in the Port of Miami Tunnel project, one of the first greenfield public-private partnerships in the United States.; Represented a large financial institution in connection with several construction loans in excess of $100 million. Coordinated the work of local counsel in a substantial number of multistate financing transactions.; Drafted tribal version of UCC Article 9 adopted by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Represented the tribe in several note and bond financings exceeding $700 million.; Represented major Florida homebuilder in structuring revolving secured $450 million project financing facility.
 
ISLN908715242
 


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Burt Bruton

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131




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