Lucia A. Dougherty: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Lucia A. Dougherty

Co-Chair Land Development & Zoning, Miami
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0603

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Green Building & Sustainable Development
  • Land Development
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0603
Fax: 305.579.0717
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Lucia-A-Dougherty
 
University Syracuse University, B.S., 1971; University of Oklahoma, M.L.S., Library Science, 1972
 
Law SchoolOklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1975; University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., Ocean/Coastal Law, 1980
 
Admitted1976, Oklahoma; 1980, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Adjunct Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University School of Law

•Board Member, Miami Children's Museum

•Board Member, University of Arkansas, Myeloma Institute Advisory

•Chairperson, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

•Former Chairperson, Miami-Dade County, Archbishop's Charities and Development Drive

•Legal Counsel, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1988-Present

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Greater Miami and Beaches Hotel Association

•Vice-Chairperson, The Florida Bar, Eminent Domain Committee

 
BornSchenectady, New York, August 4, 1949
 
Biography

Lucia A. Dougherty has wide-ranging experience as a land use and zoning attorney in Miami-Dade County. Lucia represents major developers in securing governmental approvals for large-scale residential, commercial, mixed use, and/or retail projects before various municipal and county governments. Lucia was named the Empress of the Skyline bySouth Florida CEObecause of her representation of numerous high-rise projects in Miami and Miami Beach. Lucia also represents clients seeking Certificates of Appropriateness for the development of historic properties or development within historic districts. She has experience in securing liquor licenses, real property tax appeals, procurement matters and bid protests, special area plans, and various other government related approvals. She is the Co-Chair of the Land Development & Zoning Practice of the Miami office. Lucia has served as the legal counsel to the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau since 1988, and was the Chairman of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Archbishop's and Charities Drive for Dade County.

Areas of Concentration

•Administrative law

•Land development

•Government procurement and contracting

•Property tax appeals

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,South Florida Business Journal, Power Leader in Commercial Real Estate, 2014

•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2004-2014

•Listed,South Florida Legal Guide, South Florida's Top Lawyers, 2004-2005, 2010-2014

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

•Top 50 Female Lawyers in Florida, 2007

•Listed,TheBest Lawyers in America, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Environmental Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law, 2006-2014

•Lawyer of the Year, Miami Land Use & Zoning Law, 2013

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

•Selected (with Alfredo Gonzalez ),MiamiSunPost, Best Real Estate Attorney Duo, 2013

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

•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2009, 2013

•Listed,Florida Trendmagazine, Legal Elite, 2005-2010

•Listed,South Florida Business Journal, Key Partners, Legal-Real Estate & Construction Finalist, 2008

•Listed,MiamiSunPost, The Most Influential South Floridians, April 2008

•Listed,South Florida Business Journal, Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate, July 2006

•Featured,Miami SunPost, The Power Women of Real Estate, 2005

•Inducted, Miami Centennial Women's Hall of Fame, City of Miami Commission on the Status of Women, 1996

•Honored, First Woman City Attorney of Miami and Miami Beach

•Awarded, Municipal Lawyer of the Year, Florida Municipal Lawyers Association, 1986

•Named,Miami SunPost, Best Zoning Attorney

•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.

Previous Employment

•City Attorney, City of Miami, 1984-1988

•City Attorney, City of Miami Beach, 1982-1984

•Assistant City Attorney, Oklahoma City, Miami Beach and Miami, 1976-1982

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Quoted, Downtown Art Museum a Huge Leap,Miami Today, December 26, 2013

•Featured, Lucia A. Dougherty & Adrienne F. Pardo: Empresses of the Skyline,South Florida CEO,September 2006

•Co-Author, Rights, Remedies and Ratiocination; Toward a Cohesive Approach to Appellate Review of Land Use Orders AfterBoard of County Commissioners v. Snyder,Stetson Law Review, Spring 1995

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

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

05.19.14 Greenberg Traurig's Iris Escarra Named Co-Chair of the Miami Office's Land Development Practice Group

05.02.14 Greenberg Traurig's Lucia A. Dougherty Named to 2014 'Power Leaders' in Commercial Real Estate by South Florida Business Journal

06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate

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

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

 
Reported CasesDevelopment ; Represented Constructa's Cocowalk specialty center in Coconut Grove and Ocean Steps project in Miami Beach.; Represented Michael Samuels and Jack Cayre in the development of the Buena Vista Yards in Miami, Midtown Miami.; Represented Espirito Santo Bank and office building.; Represented Hyperion Group development of Blue and Marina Blue on Biscayne Boulevard in Miami.; Represented many historic preservation developers such as the late Gianni Versace in his conversion of the historic Amsterdam Palace on Ocean Drive to a residence; Ian Schrager in the preservation and renovation of the historic Delano Hotel on Collins Avenue, Karim Maseri in the Astor renovation; Jonathan Breen in the construction of a new addition to the Sasson Hotel (Setai Condominium) and Chris Blackwell (Island Trading) in the restoration of the Leslie, Marlin and Tides hotels.; Represented The Millennium Partners, Four Seasons Hotel, Miami-Brickell Avenue.; Represented the 60-story Pacific Equities project on the Miami River.; Represented Ugo Colombo's exclusive high-rises - Bristol Tower, Santa Maria and the Governor project.; Represented Ritz-Carlton Project, Miami and Miami Beach.; Represented Miracle Center.; Represented Mutiny Condominium Project (Sonesta) in Coconut Grove.; Represented One Miami Project, Downtown Miami - The Related Group.; Represented The Performing Arts Center in Downtown Miami.; Represented The W hotel in Miami Beach.; Represented The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Miami and Miami Beach. Procurement ; Represented Unisys in the City of Miami and procured over $20 million in contracts.; Represented Able Sanitation in Miami-Dade County for portable toilets.; Represented Martin Lamar for police uniforms contract in the City of Miami.; Represented A2 for contract management services in Miami Beach.; Represented Bell Helicopter in contested bid dispute in Miami-Dade County.; Represented Road One in several jurisdictions for towing contracts.; Represented Sarmiento Advertising in obtaining the bus bench contract for the City of Miami.; Represented City Solutions in obtaining modular news racks in the City of Miami.; Represented FUEL and worldwide push in the establishment of an outdoor advertising mural program in the City of Miami. Financing ; Member 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.
 
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Lucia A. Dougherty

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131




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