PRIVATE EQUITY & REAL ESTATE LAWYER, GREENBERG TRAURIG
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Margaret Isa Butler is a private equity, real estate, and public-private partnership lawyer at Greenberg Traurig, LLP and a partner in the firm. A Columbia Law and Business graduate, Margaret has worked on numerous complicated transactions, including the joint venture to develop Hudson Yards, the sale of AREA Property Partners to Ares Management, and many other acquisitions, divestitures, and investments for leading alternative investment funds and real estate developers.
Margaret has been recognized for her legal work in Super Lawyers magazine, where she was listed as a “Rising Star” in 2014. Additionally, she was recognized as one of the “40 Under 40” by The M&A Advisor and was shortlisted as a “Corporate Rising Star” at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s America’s Women in Business Law Awards. Margaret has even been published in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Passionate about making art accessible to all New York City children, Margaret serves on the New Vic Council, which supports The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, and on the Board of the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.
Life Motto: Practice like you play, because you’ll play like you practice.