Burt Bruton

Burt Bruton

Shareholder

An attorney with the firm since 1981, Real Estate attorney Burt Bruton became a shareholder in 1988. Burt's practice includes the representation of lenders and borrowers in real estate financing and secured transactions, as well as buyers and sellers of real property.

Concentrations

  • Commercial real estate
  • Public and private project finance
  • Secured transactions
  • Florida mortgage and transfer taxes
  • State and local tax

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Member of Greenberg Traurig team that represented MAT Concessionaire, LLC and its sponsors, Meridiam Infrastructure Fund and Bouygues Travaux Publics, S.A., in the Port of Miami Tunnel project, one of the first greenfield public-private partnerships in the United States.
  • Represented a large financial institution in connection with several construction loans in excess of $100 million. Coordinated the work of local counsel in a substantial number of multistate financing transactions.
  • Drafted tribal version of UCC Article 9 adopted by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Represented the tribe in several note and bond financings exceeding $700 million.
  • Represented major Florida homebuilder in structuring revolving secured $450 million project financing facility.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Litigation - Real Estate, 2005-2020
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Real Estate Law, 2006-2019
  • Listed, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2019
    • "Top 100 Lawyers in Miami," 2010-2015
    • "Top 100 Lawyers in Florida," 2010
    • "Top 50 Lawyers in South Florida, 2010
  • Listed, Florida Trend magazine - Real Estate Law, 2004-2013, 2015-2018
    • "Hall of Fame," 2009-2013, 2015-2018
    • "Legal Elite," 2004-2008
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013 and 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013 and 2017-2018
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Miami Litigation - Real Estate Law, 2013
  • Recipient, "William S. Belcher Lifetime Professionalism Award," The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, June 4, 2016
  • Recipient, "2008-2009 Robert C. Scott Memorial Award," The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, May 22, 2009
  • Listed, Who's Who Legal, Florida - Real Estate, 2008
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2007-2008
  • Recipient, "Annual Service Award," The Florida Bar, Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section - Hall of Fame, 2002-2003
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Member, The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
    • Vice-Chair, Commercial Real Estate Committee, 2015-present
    • Chair, Legislative Review Committee, 2007-2009
    • Vice Chair, Legislative Review Committee, 2001-2003
    • Member, Real Property Finance & Lending Committee, Real Estate Structures & Taxation Committee, and Title Insurance Committee
  • Teacher, University of Miami School of Law, Real Estate Transaction Workshop
  • Instructor, Advanced Real Estate Law and Certification Review Course, 2005-present

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1981
    • Executive Editor, University of Miami Law Review
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1973
Zulassung
  • Florida
Sprache