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Laura Bottaro Galier handles a wide range of commercial real estate and general corporate transactions related to acquisitions, financing, leasing, complex joint ventures, and dispositions of mixed-use multi-family, industrial, office and retail developments. Laura has represented developers, private equity companies, insurance companies, REITs, banks and other institutional investors in structuring acquisitions and dispositions, development of real property, joint venture transactions and real property secured financings, as well as contributing to corporate strategy and development.


  • Complex commercial real estate transactions
  • Joint venture transactions Purchase and sale transactions
  • Bank and private equity real estate finance
  • Leasing
  • Complex corporate transactions relating to real estate

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.



  • Represents a private equity fund in a series of acquisitions, joint ventures and development transactions pertaining to office, industrial, and mixed-use projects located throughout the United States.
  • Represents a private equity fund in a series of acquisitions, joint ventures and development transactions pertaining to multi-family complexes throughout the United States.
  • Represents a luxury developer in South Florida in obtaining financing and acquiring real property to develop condominiums.
  • Represents a subsidiary of a major insurance company and related affiliates in multiple acquisitions, joint ventures, development and disposition transactions.
  • Represented a development company in the acquisition of a medical office portfolio in Massachusetts and a mixed-use property in Florida.
  • Represented a development company in connection with obtaining financing and acquiring multiple industrial properties throughout the United States.
  • Represented a capital market company in connection with the recapitalization of multiple medical office portfolios across the United States.
  • Represented multiple franchisors of a national fitness chain in the negotiations of over 20 operating agreements and commercial leases as anchor and sub-anchor tenants in shopping centers across three states.°
  • Served as associate general counsel to a Philadelphia-based real estate development, design, and realty company and represented the company in the purchase of 10 multimillion-dollar buildings in Philadelphia, converted buildings into condominiums, and prepared for rental or sale.°
  • Served as associate general counsel to a real estate development company in Philadelphia, with representing the company in the acquisition of small- to large-scale properties across the city, most recently four separate commercial acquisitions totaling over $35 million as a tenure highlight.°
  • Represented a New Jersey-based real estate development company as general counsel in the acquisition of multiple large-scale projects, including a $40 million acquisition in New Jersey and a $3 million acquisition in New York City.°
  • Represented a suburban Philadelphia commercial office landlord, in negotiating the leasing of office space in more than 12 buildings in the Greater Philadelphia metropolitan area and assisted on the purchase of an office building.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Bottaro Galier prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Co-Founder, B Street Bagels, a subscription service, 2015-2017
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Carolyn Nichols, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, 2013
  • Intern, Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 2009

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

A description of the selection methodology for the above awards can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

  • Committee of 70, Buchholz Fellow, 2022


  • J.D., Delaware Law School, 2014
  • B.A., New York University, 2010
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey