Jonathan S. Gelman: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jonathan S. Gelman

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Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone954.768.8213

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Global - Israel Practice
  • Land Development
  • Green Building & Sustainable Development
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 954.768.8213
Fax: 954.765.1477
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Jonathan-S-Gelman
 
University University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1988; The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Economics, 1988; Order of the Coif, Recipient, Berger Scholarship, a three-year, full tuition academic scholarship, Associate Editor, Inter-American Law Review
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
 
Admitted1992, Florida; 1993, Massachusetts
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law, 1995-2000

 
BornWinchester, Massachusetts, June 17, 1966
 
Biography

Jonathan S. Gelman counsels developers, investors and institutions in a wide variety of real estate and general business matters. In his 17 years of practice, Jon has structured and closed hundreds of real estate transactions, including many notable local and national projects.

Areas of Concentration

•Purchases and sales of commercial properties
•Development
•Joint ventures
•Retail, office and warehouse leasing
•Ground leasing
•Land assemblages
•Resolution of complex title issues
•Antenna tower leasing
•General business counseling

Awards & Recognition

•Selected, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker of the Year - Land Category, 2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2009-2015
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006 and 2013-2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Listed, Who's Who Legal - The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers, 2014
•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2009
•Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Articles
•Mentioned, Sale of 380, 000 Acres Came with 15-Year Development Restriction, Daily Business Review, May 11, 2015
•Quoted, South Florida Home Prices Outpaced Annual National Growth in January, The Miami Herald, March 31, 2015
•Author, Putting It Together: A guide to assembling land parcels, Daily Business Review, 2005

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

06.12.15 22 Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
06.11.15 95 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
05.11.15 16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized By Daily Business Review During its 2015 Top Dealmakers Of The Year Awards Ceremony
08.20.14 24 Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 128 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
07.03.14 20 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Fort Lauderdale Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
11.19.13 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2013 Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers
08.16.13 23 Fort Lauderdale Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

Alerts

04.01.04 From The Ground Up

Noteworthy Experience

•U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP)

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Purchasers and sellers of shopping centers, office buildings, apartment buildings, hotels and mixed use projects. Developers in the ground-up development and financing of shopping centers, office buildings, residential subdivisions, multi-family projects and mixed use projects. Investor in joint venture transactions for retail, multi-family, office and warehouse projects throughout the United States. National retailers in their leasing matters throughout the United States. Landlords in anchor retail leasing, grocery store anchor leasing and shop tenant leasing. Landlords and tenants in office and warehouse leasing. Wireless companies in antenna tower leasing and other real estate matters throughout Florida and other states. New York City radio station in the leasing of rooftop space for the construction of a new broadcasting tower. Public company in the long-term lease of Elvis Presley's Graceland estate and in the purchase of surrounding properties. Bankruptcy trustee in the sale of a 68,000 square foot Palm Beach , Florida mansion to Donald Trump, which property was later featured on The Apprentice.
 
ISLN901093545
 


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Office Information

Jonathan S. Gelman

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort LauderdaleFL 33301




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