Robert H. Traurig: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Robert H. Traurig

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Land Development
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0700
Fax: 305.579.0717
University University of Miami, B.B.A., 1947
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1950
Admitted1950, Florida (inactive)

Professional & Community Involvement

• Member, Citizen's Board of the University of Miami
• Director, Greater Miami Jewish Federation
• Member, Board of Trustees, Beth David Congregation
• Past Chairman, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
• Immediate Past Chairman, Miami Region of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, now Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews
• Co-Chairman, Columbus Discovery Commemorative Fund, whose substantial fund raising campaign benefited the Historical Association of Southern Florida, the Museum of Science, and the Greater Miami Opera
• Active fundraiser, Performing Arts Center Foundation of Greater Miami, to construct the new Performing Arts Center
• Past President and currently Chairman Emeritus, Greater Miami Opera Association
• Former Member, Board of Directors, New World Symphony
• Member, Executive Committee of Partners for Progress, a group committed to upholding and fostering the changes resulting from the settlement of issues which emerged from a partial boycott of South Florida tourism facilities and activities
• Member, Board of Directors, Inner City Children's Dance Co.

BornWaterbury, Connecticut, June 9, 1925

As one of the founders of the firm, Bob has been instrumental in both the growth of the firm and the Miami community. While an active member of The Florida Bar, his practice included a large number of developers and builders in real property and land use matters, along with matters involving administrative law and governmental relations. He is also an active leader with numerous civic and charitable organizations. He is currently an inactive member of The Florida Bar (see below).

Areas of Concentration

• Real property matters
• Land use
• Administrative law
• Governmental relations

Awards & Recognition

• Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms Edition, Law Firm of the Year, Environmental Law, 2016
• Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Florida: Land Use & Zoning
• Selected by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2009
• Recipient, 2003 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award, presented by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation for contributions to Israel, the Jewish community and South Florida
• Recognized, 100 Most Powerful People in Miami, Miami Business Magazine, 2001
• Listed, one of South Florida's Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2002, 2005, 2010 and 2011
• Recipient, 1997 Sand in My Shoes Award, presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to the community volunteer who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to our community, to make it the best possible place in which to live and work
• Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, all editions
• Silver Medallion of the National Conference of Christians and Jews
• Recognized as one of Florida's Influential, Florida Trend Magazine, 2004
• Listed, Chambers & Partners USA Guide, an annual listing of the leading business lawyers and law firms in the world, 2006 - 2007, 2005 - 2006 and 2004 - 2005 editions
• Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Associated News & Events

Press Releases

11.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Environmental Law
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 ' Best Law Firms' List
07.01.11 33 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Selected Top Lawyers by South Florida Legal Guide
09.01.09 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Best Lawyers in America for 3rd Year
09.11.07 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in Legal 500 US - Volume IV
09.07.06 165 Greenberg Traurig Lawyers Named in Best Lawyers in America 2007 edition
06.13.06 More than 70 Greenberg Traurig LLP Attorneys Included in 2006-2007 Chambers & Partners USA Guide
08.23.05 100+ Greenberg Traurig LLP Attorneys in Best Lawyers in America 2006 Edition
06.10.05 49 Greenberg Traurig LLP Attorneys Included in 2005-2006 Chambers & Partners USA Guide
10.19.04 70 Greenberg Traurig LLP Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006 Edition

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Has been involved in numerous matters affecting Brickell Avenue and Downtown Miami, as well as many significant projects in suburban areas.
Devotes all or the greater part of his or her time to the affairs of a single client, or is retired, semi-retired or semi-active, or principally engaged in activities other than the practice of law.

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Office Information

Robert H. Traurig

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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