Martin R. Galbut - Galbut & Galbut, P.C.

Martin R. Galbut

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001
Phone: 602-955-1455

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

Mr. Galbut has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America for Securities Law and Business/Commercial Litigation, and profiled in Super Lawyers as a business litigator. Mr. Galbut has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 20 years, and is listed in Pre-eminent Lawyers in America, Corporate Counsel’s “Best Lawyers: Business Litigation", AZ Business Magazine's "Arizona's Top Lawyers", 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.

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.

Client Comments

"Martin Galbut has been a leader in both the legal profession and in the Arizona community for many years. Known as the "Lawyer's Lawyer" of Arizona, Mr. Galbut has a reputation for exactness, compassion, brilliance, diplomacy, strategic thinking and incredible diligence. His uncanny ability to assess people and situations, to look for common ground and to protect the rights and responsibilities of clients is unsurpassed. Mr. Galbut has a reputation for attentiveness to the "whole client situation." In addition to superb legal support, Martin goes above and beyond. He cares about the personal and business situation of his clients. He is able to "connect" people and businesses like no other. Those connections often lead to future business opportunities, friendships and support. Martin is "all in." The comprehensiveness of his support from a legal standpoint and from the business and personal standpoint of the client truly distinguishes him. Martin Galbut is incredibly effective in the legal profession and he is a highly regarded community leader."

-Sharon Harper
President and CEO
Plaza Companies

Office Location

Camelback Esplanade, Suite 1020
2425 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance Law of the Phoenix Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Compliance Law of the Phoenix Metro Area
Martin R. Galbut has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Martin R. Galbut has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Arbitration, Capital Markets, Class Actions, Enforcement, Fraud, Investment Management, Litigation, Regulatory)