Richard J. Melnick has developed a national practice emphasizing his talent for negotiation in such diverse areas as corporate mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and complex real estate transactions. He represents public and private companies that purchase, sell, or finance business and real estate assets throughout the U.S. With an LL.M in tax, Rick structures his clients' transactions for the most effective business and tax solutions, and strives for an ideal outcome.
Areas of Concentration
•Real estate acquisitions and finance
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Tax law - domestic and international
Associated News & Events
05.26.15 Greenberg Traurig Represents Orange Lake Holdings, LLP and Subsidiaries in Acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts, Inc.
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
02.07.12 Greenberg Traurig M&A Practice Jumps in California League Table Rankings
06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA
06.07.00 Corporate Tax and Real Estate Attorney Joins Greenberg Traurig's Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Offices
06.01.06 2006 Federal Tax Act Provisions Affecting Business and the Capital Markets
Awards & Recognition
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2012
•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Frequent lecturer on tax, liability and corporate aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and on uses of different entities in business planning.