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Tianja Samuel advises clients on a wide range of real estate matters involving retail centers, multi-family apartment buildings, mixed-use properties, and other commercial real estate. She counsels lenders, investors, and borrowers on various types of real estate financings and represents buyers and sellers on acquisitions and joint ventures. Tianja advocates for landlords and tenants in the negotiation of commercial retail leases for spaces ranging in size from 5,000- to 60,000-square-feet.

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.



  • Creator/Founder, Xpert Advice Consulting, LLC, 2008-2009
  • Licensed Financial Specialist, Wachovia Bank, 2006-2008
  • Senior Personal Financial Representative, Washington Mutual Bank, 2003-2006
  • Legal Intern, Hon. Eardell J. Rashford, Civil Court of New York, Bronx County, 2011-2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2022-2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2020-2023

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  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law
    • Senior Staff Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review
  • M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
  • B.B.A., Florida International University
  • New York
  • New Jersey