Martin Kalb: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Martin Kalb

Shareholder; Co-Chair, Global Tax Practice
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Insurance Regulatory & Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0515
Fax: 305.579.0717
University University of Connecticut, B.A., 1965
Law SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1968; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1971
Admitted1968, Connecticut; 1971, District of Columbia; 1975, Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Trustees, The Miami Foundation
•Member, The Florida Bar
•Member, American Bar Association's Section on Taxation
•Chairman, Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

BornNew York, N.Y., November 1, 1942

Martin Kalb has over 35 years of experience representing clients in all aspects of tax law, estate planning, corporate matters and mergers and acquisitions at Greenberg Traurig. Marty also served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of UniCapital Corporation, a former New York Stock Exchange equipment leasing company. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig he was an attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C.

Areas of Concentration

•Trusts and estates
•Wealth preservation
•Corporate matters
•Mergers and acquisitions

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2004-2005, 2010-2013, 2015
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2011
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2007
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Press Releases

11.23.15 Greenberg Traurig's Martin Kalb and Diana Zeydel to Present at DC Finance's Florida Family Office & Wealth Management Annual Conference
09.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Expands California Tax Practice with Former Members of Cahill Davis & O'Neall
01.21.15 51 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide
12.26.11 Thirty-two Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Top Lawyers' by South Florida Legal Guide
11.30.11 Greenberg Traurig Hosts Annual Employee Benefits Conference in Palm Beach County
07.01.11 33 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Selected Top Lawyers by South Florida Legal Guide
06.15.11 53 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Featured in 2011 Edition of Legal 500 United States
05.20.05 Greenberg Traurig LLP Represented Stockholders of Amide Holdings, Inc. and Amide Pharmaceutical, Inc. in Acquisition by Activis Group HF
04.12.02 Martin Kalb Rejoins Greenberg Traurig LLP

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•Quoted, Ducking the New Health-Care Taxes: If You're Thinking of Unloading a Large Single-Stock Position, It Will Pay to Take Action This Year Rather Than Later, Barron, September 17, 2012


•Lectured frequently for ALI-ABA, various continuing legal education programs of The Florida Bar and the American Society of CLUs

Noteworthy Experience

•Vice President and General Counsel, UniCapital Corporation
•Office of the Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service from 1968-1972, Washington, D.C.

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented the stockholders of Amide Holdings, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amide Pharmaceutical, Inc., a privately owned U.S. generic pharmaceuticals company (Amide), in the acquisition of Amide by Actavis Group hf, a publicly traded global generic pharmaceutical company listed on the Iceland Stock Exchange and headquartered in Iceland. Represents numerous shareholders of public companies and privately owned companies where the fair market value of the companies exceeds 100 million

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Office Information

Martin Kalb

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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