Gerald Greenspoon

Gerald Greenspoon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Greenspoon Marder LLP
 | 200 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1800
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-491-1120
Fax: 954-771-9264
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business
    Attorney Profile

    Known as a visionary, Gerald (Gerry) Greenspoon co-founded Greenspoon Marder in 1981 with a handshake over a kitchen table with partner Michael Marder. Today, the firm has over 200 attorneys across 26 offices throughout the United States. While the firm offers a wide range of services, Mr. Greenspoon has gained national attention for himself and Greenspoon Marder for his work in the areas of real estate development, resort and timeshare development, condominium conversions, and finance and transactions. He works closely with developers and investors of some of the largest developments in Florida and throughout the United States, offering not only legal advice but also keen insight into the industry and access to invaluable resources. Thanks to Mr. Greenspoon’s vision, foresight, and commitment to client service, Greenspoon Marder continues to experience strong growth and prosperity, as it has for over 35 years.

    Mr. Greenspoon is a member of The Florida Bar in the Sections of Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law; the American Bar Association in the Sections of Taxation, Real Property, and Economics; the American Bar Association as Legal Advisory Technology Council; and of the Province of Quebec in the Section on Taxation.

    Mr. Greenspoon has been consistently recognized for more than 30 years as a “Leading Lawyer” by Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America as published in U.S. News and World Report, Super Lawyers and The South Florida Legal Guide amongst many more. In addition, he has been recognized amongst South Florida’s top business leaders as an inductee into the Business Hall of Fame sponsored by Junior Achievement of South Florida. The South Florida Business Journal has honored Mr. Greenspoon with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He has also received a Key Partner Award and Diamond Award, and Business Leader Magazine previously named him one of the “Top 50 Entrepreneurs”.

    An involved supporter of the South Florida community, Mr. Greenspoon is a Major Gifts donor and Corporate Partner to the Jewish Federation of Broward County. He was honored with the prestigious Jacob’s Ladder Award. He is a Major Gifts donor and Investor’s Circle member with Junior Achievement of South Florida; a Major Gifts donor and Founders’ Circle member with Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO); a Founding Trustee of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce; a Trustee Member of the American Resort Development Association; and a member of the Florida Land Title Association.

    Mr. Greenspoon earned his Juris Doctor at Nova Southeastern University School of Law, License of Laws at the University of Ottawa, and Bachelor of Commerce from Sir George Williams University in Montreal, Canada.

    About Gerald Greenspoon

    Admitted: 1979, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2009 - 2012, 2016
    • Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News and World Report, 2006 - 2017
    • Rated AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
    • Business Hall of Fame, Junior Achievement of South Florida, 2012
    • Top 100 Power Leaders, South Florida Business Journal, 2012
    • Top 50 Entrepreneurs, Business Leader Magazine, 2010
    • Diamond Awards, South Florida Business Journal, 2006
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, South Florida Business Journal, 2006

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Broward Workshop
    • Florida Land Title Association
    • American Resort Development Association, Trustee Member
    • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Founding Trustee
    • Province of Quebec, Section on Taxation
    • American Bar Association, Legal Advisory Technology Council
    • American Bar Association, Sections of Taxation, Real Property, and Economics
    • The Florida Bar, Sections of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Junior Achievement of South Florida, Investor's Circle and Major Gifts
    • Jewish Federation of Broward County, Corporate Partner and Major Gifts
    • Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO), Founders' Circle and Major Gifts

    Educational Background:

    • Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Canada, Bachelor of Commerce
    • University of Ottawa, Canada, License of Laws
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    Office Location for Gerald Greenspoon

    200 East Broward Boulevard
    Suite 1800
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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    Last Updated: 11/6/2019

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