Martin Kalb: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


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.


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

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, 2017
•Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2004-2005, 2010-2013, 2015-2016
•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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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

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

08.16.16 130 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

08.16.16 55 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2017

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

Noteworthy Experience

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

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Insurance Regulatory & Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305.579.0515  Phone
305.579.0717  Fax
University Attended:
University of Connecticut, B.A., 1965
Law School Attended:
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1968; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1971
Year of First admission:
Florida; Connecticut (inactive)

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

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., November 1, 1942
Reported Cases:
Significant 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

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 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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