David Layman is a shareholder in the Real Estate Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, which has more than 2,400 lawyers in 43 locations worldwide. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010, and Best Lawyers named him “West Palm Beach Lawyer of the Year” in the field of real estate law in 2016 and 2010. Layman offers legal counsel and advice in the areas of real estate development, investment, condominium, structuring and land use regulations. He serves on the board of HomeSafe, where, as board president in 2008, he received the Pro Bono Award for Non-profit Law from the Legal Aid Society for his work with HomeSafe’s abused and neglected children. This year, Greenberg Traurig is being honored as the HomeSafe Hero for the pro bono work Layman and his colleagues have done to help the organization provide safe housing for the children in Palm Beach County. Layman also has been a member of the board of St. George’s Center Inc., which provides more than 100,000 meals a year to the homeless in Riviera Beach. He is an honors graduate of the University of Florida and the Levin College of Law, where he was chief tax editor of the Law Review and vice president of Florida Blue Key.
- Commercial real estate
- Land use law