Samuel L. Levy

Samuel L. Levy: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • The Tabor Center, 1200 17th Street, Suite 2400, Denver, CO 80202
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Samuel L. Levy focuses his practice in the areas of taxation, real estate and corporate transactional planning, real estate syndication, estate and business planning, and probate law. His real estate activities have included joint venture negotiation and formation for major real estate projects, syndication of real estate investment funds to pension and institutional investors, and counseling concerning real estate investment, financing and disposition structures.

Sam's estate planning and probate activities emphasize estate and income tax planning for individuals and family owned businesses, including estate freezing techniques, transactions involving trusts and family entities, and representation before estate and income tax authorities. He has been involved with bar-sponsored legislative revision activities relating to several probate and state transfer tax issues. His practice also includes the formation and representation of tax-exempt charitable organizations and estate planning for charitably active clients through private foundations and related vehicles.


•Real estate joint venture and syndication
•Estate and business planning
•Probate and trust law

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2006-2019
•Listed,Super Lawyers magazine, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2009, 2012-2016, 2018
Corporate Counsel (Business Edition), 2007
•Honored, Endowment Achievement Award, Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Tax
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Transportation & Automotive
  • Real Estate Funds

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303.685.7406  Phone
720.904.6106  Fax
University Attended:
Tulane University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1967; University of Colorado at Denver, M.S., Finance, 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Colorado Law School, J.D., 1971; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Colorado

Professional & Community Involvement

•Regional Board Member and National Commissioner, Anti-Defamation League
•Member, University of Colorado Denver Business School, Board of Advisors
•Member, American and Colorado Bar Association, Sections of Taxation and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
•Member, Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, Tax Council
•Member, Greater Denver Chamber of Commerce, Public Affairs Committee
•Member, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, Tax Policy Committee
•Member, Rose Community Foundation, Professional Advisor Council

Birth Information:
Denver, Colorado, April 15, 1945
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Represented developer/owner in joint venture of office complex with major insurance company in what was then reported to be the largest single real estate transaction in U.S. history.; Represented real estate developer/manager in syndication of investment vehicles to large public and private pension funds.; Represented high-net-worth families or their fiduciaries in estate planning and probate context.

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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