Neil Oberfeld

Denver,  CO  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Retail
Contact InfoTelephone: 303.685.7414
Fax: 303.572.6540
University University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 1984
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Admitted1987, Colorado

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Legal Advisory Council, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
•Planning Committee, ICSC Annual Law Conference
•Member and Past-Chair, Governor's Commission on Community Service
•Trustee and Jewish Life Committee Chair, Rose Community Foundation
•Chair Elect, Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Mountain States Regional Board
•National Commissioner, ADL
•Emeritus Board Member, Past President and Member, University of Denver Bridge Project
•Board Member, Shalom Cares, Board of Trustees
•Member, Colorado Bar Association
•Member, Denver Bar Association
•Past Member, Board of Directors, Latin American Research and Service Agency (LARASA)
•Co-Founder and Pas Chair, Latino/Jewish Coalition, LARASA
•Past Participant, Leadership Denver, Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation

BornMontreal, Canada, June 30, 1962

Neil Oberfeld assists developers, institutions and investors in real estate and general business matters. Neil concentrates his practice on real estate and business investment, acquisition, development and finance transactions; retail, office and industrial lease transactions; joint venture and fund formation and investment; secured and commercial loan transactions; and property tax assessment.

Neil has wide-ranging experience in all phases of real estate development and finance. Neil is also actively engaged in assisting clients with joint venture and fund investment transactions. He is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences including the International Conference of Shopping Centers and U.S. Green Building Council.

Neil earned a spot among Law Week Colorado's Lawyers of the Year in 2010 and he was recognized as the Volunteer Lawyer of the Year by the Denver Bar Association in 2005. He was honored to be the 2011 recipient of the Philip D. and Eleanor Winn Community Service Award from the University of Denver Bridge Project. The Anti-Defamation League also recognized Neil nationally with the Daniel Ginsberg Leadership Award in 1996, and at the local level with the Fred Silverberg Young Leadership Award in 1995.

Areas of Concentration

•Real estate
•Real estate operations
•Governmental affairs
•Hotels, resorts and clubs

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2013-2015
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2012 and 2013
•Recipient, Philip D. and Eleanor Winn Community Service Award, University of Denver Bridge Project, 2011
•Selected, Law Week Colorado, Best Retail/Real Estate Lawyer, 2010
•Selected, Law Week Colorado, Lawyer of the Year, 2010
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

AV, 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, & Lectures

•Featured, Neil Oberfeld Named Chair-Elect of ADL's Mountain States Regional Board,, May 31, 2013

•Speaker, Planning for the Worst and Hoping for the Best: Lease Defaults and Remedies, ICSC Law Conference, October 2012
•Speaker, Lease Defaults and Remedies: Your Default is My Remedy, ICSC Law Conference, October 2011
•Speaker, Mixed-Use in Mixed Times: Lease Issues with Mixed-Use Properties in the Current Economy, ICSC Law Conference, October 2010
•Speaker, Green Leases for Green Buildings - A Landlord-Tenant Dialogue on Key Elements of the Green Lease, ICSC Law Conference, October 24, 2009
•Speaker, Leasing, Designing and Building Green, 2020/Network Inverness Invitational, May 27, 2009
•Speaker, Sustainable Development: Current Legal Issues, Green Leasing, Tax Credits, Avoiding Liability, U.S. Green Building Council, May 7, 2009
•Speaker, Exclusives and Radius Clauses: Use and Abuse, ICSC Law Conference, November 2008
•Speaker, Green Leasing, Green Building and Sustainable Development Conference, October 3, 2008
•Speaker, REA Traditional and Evolving Issues, ICSC Law Conference, November 2006
•Speaker, Tenant Exit Strategies, ICSC Law Conference, November 2005

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

06.13.14 Greenberg Traurig's Neil Oberfeld Appointed Chair of Anti-Defamation League Board of Directors
09.19.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Neil Oberfeld Appointed to Board of Trustees of Shalom Cares
08.16.13 12 Greenberg Traurig Denver Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
06.06.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Neil Oberfeld Appointed Chair-Elect of Anti-Defamation League Board of Directors
03.15.13 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Colorado Super Lawyers
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
01.02.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Neil Oberfeld Appointed to the Law Conference Planning Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
09.17.12 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Neil Oberfeld Named Chair of 'Serve Colorado -- Governor's Commission on Community Service'
09.05.12 12 Greenberg Traurig Denver Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
03.02.12 15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Colorado Super Lawyers

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Sale and leaseback of a mid-rise office building in downtown San Francisco, CA. National retail tenant leasing for a major fresh fast food restaurant franchisee. Represented an institutional pension plan in the transfer of more than 20 large commercial mortgages across the nation as part of a merger transaction in excess of $250 million dollars. Represented a landlord in the lease of two manufacturing facilities to a German solar power company. Represented a landlord in the lease to a national bank for their data center and vaults (65,885 square feet). Office and industrial leasing for: 153,035, 148,902 and 139,695 square foot industrial buildings at Stapleton, Denver, CO; 1.6 million square foot master planned corporate office park, Lafayette, CO; a 145-acre business campus, including luxury apartments, hotels, dining, childcare and banking in Westminster, CO; and an expansive technology center in development in Louisville, CO. The above representations were handled by Mr. Oberfeld prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP .

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Neil Oberfeld

1200 17th Street, Suite 2400
DenverCO 80202


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