Jamie Garelick


Jamie Garelick focuses her practice on commercial real estate and corporate transactions for companies and individuals in a variety of industries.

Jamie represents property owners, tenants, landlords, investors, and borrowers in connection with leases, acquisitions, and dispositions, as well as the development and financing of commercial, industrial, and retail properties.

She also counsels privately owned businesses, providing advice and strategic consultation to her clients in connection with business formation and organization, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, asset purchases and sales, and other business and operational matters. In addition to her experience helping construct businesses and guide their development, she has been instrumental in helping clients resolve disputes and unwind business relationships.

Prior to attending law school, Jamie was a political consultant and a public policy advisor to the County Executive of Rockland County, New York. She has also served as an intern to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo and Dr. Gordon Brown, former prime minister of England.

Outside the Firm

Jamie enjoys coaching little league, boxing, biking, and watching football.


  • Representing a hospitality company in connection with the purchase, financing, and development of 150 acres in Rockland County, NY, and 110 acres in Ventura County, CA, for the development of high-end spa retreats.
  • Represented Meriwether Management Company in connection with the purchase of The Griffin Club Los Angeles (formerly the Beverly Hills Country Club).
  • Represented family offices in connection with the purchase of multi-family apartment complexes in Idaho, Texas, and Nevada with purchase prices aggregating over $200 million.
  • Represented Blatteis & Schnur in connection with the purchase of multiple retail properties in West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Charleston.
  • Represented multiple high-net-worth individuals and celebrities in connection with the purchase and sale of some of the most expensive personal residences in California.
  • Represented major oil companies with respect to their sale/lease of approximately 400 gas stations to national, publicly traded oil and refining companies and fuel distributors.
  • Represented a major apparel manufacturer in the acquisition of a contemporary women’s apparel business.
  • Represented a leading men’s apparel manufacturer in the sale of its trademarks and related assets to a brand management firm.
  • Represented distillery in connection with the sale of intellectual properties and investments by some of the largest liquor manufacturers and distributors in the world.



  • California
  • New York


  • Columbia Law School, JD
  • Princeton University, AB, with honors