Robert H. Traurig

Robert H. Traurig: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


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).


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

Awards & Recognition

•Team Member, 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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Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Mentioned, Miami's Business Community Matures , Miami Herald, April 30, 2017

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

03.17.17 Greenberg Traurig Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Miami with Judiciary,Business, Government Leaders at Perez Art Museum Miami

11.15.16 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives First-Tier Ranking in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 'Best Law Firms' Edition

06.08.16 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Practice Again Recognized Nationwide in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

11.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Environmental Law

05.27.15 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Attorneys Named in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

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

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Environmental
  • Land Development

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305.579.0700  Phone
305.579.0717  Fax
University Attended:
University of Miami, B.B.A., 1947
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1950
Year of First admission:
1950, 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.

Birth Information:
Waterbury, Connecticut, June 9, 1925
Reported Cases:
Significant Representations; Has been involved in numerous matters affecting Brickell Avenue and Downtown Miami, as well as many significant projects in suburban areas.

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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