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Martin R Galbut

Martin R Galbut

Practice areas:

Litigation, Mediation, Transactional, Arbitration, Real Estate

About Me

Martin R. Galbut is a native of Miami, Florida, and was educated at Northwestern University where he received his B.S. in 1968 and his J.D., cum laude, in 1971.

Mr. Galbut has been a lecturer and moderator for the State Bar of Arizona's continuing education programs, a guest speaker on cable television’s "Law-Talk", and a frequent panelist at professional conferences on securities, commercial real estate, and intellectual property law. He has served as a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem and arbitrator for both the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers. He was appointed by the Governor of Arizona to serve on the Governor’s Task Force on Urban Air Quality, and by the Mayor of Phoenix to serve on the City of Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission. From 1984-1989, Mr. Galbut chaired the Arizona State Air Pollution Control Hearing Board. Mr. Galbut has published numerous articles and seminar materials in the areas of securities law, commercial real estate litigation, arbitration, and mediation.

In addition to the law, Mr. Galbut’s passions are his family, international travel, landscape painting, and collecting art and antiques. He has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America in business and securities litigation, and profiled in Super Lawyers as a business litigator. Mr. Galbut has long been "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Pre-eminent Lawyers in America, Corporate Counsel’s “Best Lawyers: Business Litigation”, The Phoenix Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar – Securities Law and Business Litigation”, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Outstanding Lawyers of America.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Transactional: 20%
  3. Mediation: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 15%
  5. Arbitration: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400-425/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Galbut & Galbut, P.C.

2425 East Camelback Road, Suite 1020
Phoenix, AZ, 85016

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 197207/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV PreeminentThe Wall Street Journal/The Arizona Republic2012
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2009
Best Lawyers in America: SecuritiesBest Lawyers in America2009
The Best Lawyers in America: SecuritiesBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Best of Arizona Business: AttorneyRanking Arizona2008
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2007
The Best Lawyers in America: SecuritiesBest Lawyers in America2007
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2005
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2004
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2003
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2002
Best Lawyers in America: Business/Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2001
Best of the Bar - Securities Law and Business LitigationCorporate Counsel MagazineN/A
AV rated in Martindale-HubbellMartindale-HubbellN/A
Best of the Bar: Securities Law and Business Litigation"Phoenix Business JournalN/A
Leading LawyersLeading Lawyers NetworkN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chairman of the BoardGalbut & Galbut, P.C.1988 - Present
Of CounselFurth, Fahrner, Bluemle & Mason1986 - 1988
PartnerMcLoone, Theobald & Galbut1975 - 1986
AssociateBrown Vlassis & Bain1971 - 1975

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator1972 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Scottsdale Artists' SchoolBoard of DirectorsN/A
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
Galbut Outstanding Faculty Award, School of Communication, Northwestern UniversityFounderN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Motorola v. FairchildN/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
BizAz MagazineLaw Firms are changing strategies to cope with recession2009
Northwestern University Law Review, vol. 65, p. 93,"National Bank Sponsored Investment Companies"1970
Northwestern Law Review, vol. 65, p. 441NLRB Remedial Orders: A Permissible Voice in Substantive Collective Bargaining1970

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Northwestern UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Current Issues in Commercial Real Estate in ArizonaCommercial Real Estate1998
Securities Law and Broker-Dealer LitigationSecurities Litigation1979
Securities Law and Broker-Dealer LitigationSecurities Litigation1978
Securities Law and Broker-Dealer LitigationSecurities Litigation1977