Martin R. Galbut

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Galbut & Galbut, P.C.
 | 2425 East Camelback Road, Suite 1020
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-955-1455
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Martin R. Galbut is the co-founder and managing partner of Galbut & Galbut, P.C., located in Phoenix, Arizona. Devoting his practice exclusively to business litigation, he represents clients throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area in matters involving securities law, shareholder disputes, antitrust violations, intellectual property protection, employment law, real estate transactions and health care issues. His reputation among his peers has earned Mr. Galbut much recognition, including an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and numerous listings in Best Lawyers in America**.

A 1968 recipient of a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, Mr. Galbut attended Northwestern University School of Law and was awarded a Juris Doctor cum laude in 1971. Admitted to practice in Arizona, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Galbut has also served as an arbitrator for both the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers, and as a pro tempore judge for the Superior Court of Maricopa County.

A speaker and moderator at continuing legal education programs conducted by the State Bar of Arizona, Mr. Galbut frequently lectures at professional conferences on topics related to his practice areas. He has also published articles and other materials on securities law, commercial real property litigation, arbitration and mediation. Giving back to his community in a variety of ways, Mr. Galbut has been a member of a state task force on urban air quality and was appointed by the mayor of Phoenix to serve on that city's Environmental Quality Commission. A former member of the board of trustees of Scottsdale Artists' School, he enjoys landscape painting and collecting art and antiques.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Securities Litigation (30%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Martin Galbut

Admitted: 1972, Arizona

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Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, AZ Business Magazine, 2017
  • Top Rated Litigators, Legal Leaders, 2017
  • Top Lawyers, Phoenix Magazine, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Governance Law, 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2001 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2013, 2015-2018
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America for Securities Law, 2007 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America for Business/Commercial Litigation, 2001 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2011 - 2013, 2015 - 2018
  • "AV" Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for 30+ Years, 1982-2017
  • Pre-eminent Lawyers in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Best of the Bar - Securities Law and Business Litigation, 2005
  • Leading Lawyers, The Phoenix Business Journal, 2006
  • Top Lawyers, AZ Business Magazine, 2012
  • Best Arizona Attorneys, Arizona Republic, 2012
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Labor & Employment, 2013
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Who's Who in America
  • Corporate Counsel's "Best Lawyers: Business Litigation"

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • Arbitrator, National Association of Securities Dealers
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem
  • State Bar of Arizona

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Arbitrator and Mediator, State Bar of Arizona, Section on Securities Regulation
  • Chair, Arizona State Air Pollution Control Hearing Board
  • City of Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission, 1984 - 1989

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Guest Speaker, Cable Television's "Law-Talk"
  • Lecturer, Moderator, State Bar of Arizona's continuing Education programs
  • Frequent panelist, Professional Conferences on Securities, Commercial Real Estate, and Intellectual Property Law

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University, B.S., 1968
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Office Location for Martin R. Galbut

2425 East Camelback Road
Suite 1020
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-955-1455


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Last Updated: 11/14/2017

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