Jamie Garelick's practice focuses on corporate and commercial real estate transactions for companies and individuals in a variety of industries, including apparel, manufacturing, licensing and merchandising. As Of Counsel in Glaser Weil’s Real Estate Department, Ms. Garelick represents property owners, tenants, investors and lenders in connection with leases, acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing of commercial, industrial, retail and telecommunications properties.
As a member of the Firm’s Corporate Department, Ms. Garelick counsels privately owned businesses, providing advice and strategic consultation to her clients in connection with business formation and organization, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, 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.
Having worked with numerous family-owned businesses, Ms. Garelick’s practice philosophy is that every business should be built for smart, sustainable growth, with an eye toward preserving and protecting the relationships of the partners. Her clients can always count on her to be honest, realistic and responsive to their needs.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Garelick 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.
Ms. Garelick received her A.B. degree in political economics from Princeton University, with honors, and her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a Moot Court Editor.
Outside the Firm, Ms. Garelick enjoys boxing, running, biking, cooking and watching other people cook on TV. She is an active member of her synagogue and heavily involved with AIPAC. She is a certified bartender and an ordained Reverend with the Church of Spiritual Humanism.