Keith R. Galbut Esq

Keith R. Galbut Esq

President, Galbut Beabeau, P.C.
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law ...
  • Arizona, District of Columbia
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Biography

Keith R. Galbut leads Galbut Beabeau’s corporate, construction, real estate, and outside general counsel practices. He has extensive experience in corporate and real estate transactions, including matters of corporate formation and governance and the negotiation of commercial contracts, employment agreements, license agreements, leases, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses. He often protects his clients’ rights and advances their interests in commercial and real estate disputes, whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation. Keith devotes a significant portion of his practice to supporting clients expanding into Arizona and beyond.

A community leader in business globalization, Keith has served as an Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and as Chairman and President of the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations. He has been honored by Global Chamber as “Global Business Service Provider of the Year”; the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations with the “PCFR Visionary Award”; regularly recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® with AV Preeminent and Platinum Client Champion designations; by Southwest Super Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America® in business, entrepreneurship, family business, and corporate law; and has been highlighted by AZ Business Magazine, Arizona Executive Magazine, and Phoenix Magazine as one of AZ’s Top Lawyers. His strong leadership, integrity, values, vision, and commitment to excellence is also evidenced by his 2021 recognition by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the Valley’s “Most Admired Leaders.”

He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Banner Health Foundation and Advance Guatemala; a Trustee on the Scottsdale Arts Board of Trustees; an Emeritus Director of the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Committee of Foreign Relations and Esperanca; and a Member of the Greater Phoenix Leadership organization.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    International Law
    Human Rights, Imports & Exports
    Securities Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Professional Experience
President
Galbut Beabeau, P.C.
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Galbut Beabeau, P.C is an experienced business law firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. We are dedicated to efficiently and effectively addressing complex legal and business issues for our clients. For over thirty years, we have offered legal expertise and business counseling in support of small, medium, and large businesses that span a diverse array of industries in Arizona and abroad. We are entrepreneurial-minded and trusted advisors who pride ourselves on protecting and expanding our clients’ best interests and championing their successes. We are highly skilled in civil litigation, arbitration, mediation, and business transactions, and committed to providing every client with extraordinary personal attention and exceptional service.
Education
Arizona State University
J.D.
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Thunderbird School of Global Management
M.B.A./M.I.M
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Emory University
B.A. | Economics
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Awards
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
2005-2021
Most Admired Leaders
Phoenix Business Journal
Super Lawyer
Southwest Super Lawyers
2015-2021
Business Organizations
The Best Lawyers in America
2016-2021
Closely Held Companies & Family Business Law
The Best Lawyers in America
2016-2021
Platinum Client Champion
Martindale Hubbell
2016-2020
Legends of the Law
AZ Executive Magazine
PCFR Visionary Award
Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations
Global Business Service Provider of the Year
Global Chamber
Rising Star
Southwest Super Lawyers
2012-2014
Top Lawyers
AZ Business Magazine
2008-2010
Real Estate People to Know
AZ Business Magazine
2009-2010
Up and Coming Attorney
BizAZ Magazine
FUTURE Award
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
AZ's Finest Award
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Professional Associations
Banner Health Foundation
Board of Directors
Current
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Advance Guatemala
Board of Directors
Current
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Greater Phoenix Leadership
Member
Current
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Scottsdale Arts Board of Trustees
Trustee
Current
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Esperanca
Lifetime Board of Directors
Current
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Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations
Board of Directors
Current
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State Bar of Arizona
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Galbut Beabeau
Contact & Map
Galbut Beabeau
6720 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Suite 305
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85253
Telephone: (602) 955-1455
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