Steven J. Lurie

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Biography

Greenberg Glusker partner Steven Lurie is one of the nation’s preeminent real estate attorneys. He advises and represents primarily developers, investors, borrowers, landlords and tenants in a variety of transactions. In the past year, he was the lead lawyer on over $2.5B in transactions involving real estate in 25 states and the District of Columbia.

He maintains a diverse practice that includes development projects, acquisitions and sales, financing transactions, leasing and joint venture transactions. Read more about Steve’s real estate experience >>

Steve is also a nationally renowned golf course attorney, having created a niche market in the golf industry for his firm. He has handled sale, purchase, lease, finance, management agreement and other transactions for golf industry clients involving 262 golf courses in 31 states. Read more about Steve’s golf course experience >>

Clients engage Steve for counsel on structuring complex transactions and developing creative strategies to get deals done, believing he will find a way to help them achieve their objectives in virtually any situation. Clients turn to him to provide not just legal advice, but also business advice and judgment, especially during economic downturns. One client noted Steve’s “phenomenal business sense,” while another recognized Steve’s “extensive knowledge of the commercial real estate industry.”

In addition to working diligently to ensure the success of his clients, Steve is equally dedicated to helping members of his community through a variety of endeavors, including his pro bono work for The Maple Counseling Center, as a member of the Advisory Board for the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, and a member of the Board of Directors for the City of Hope Los Angeles Real Estate Council.

Highly respected by those in the real estate industry, Steve has received many accolades, including from Daily Journal, Connect Media, Los Angeles Business Journal, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

Steve’s career is a homegrown success story, having started at Greenberg Glusker as a summer clerk and through perseverance and dedication becoming a mainstay of the firm’s success. He has also served on the firm’s management committee for the past six years.

Professional Affiliations

Awards

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law  (J.D., Order of the Coif, 1988)
  • University of California, Berkeley  (B.S., 1984)
    • Business Administration
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Beta Gamma Sigma