Eric Galatz elected Fellow in American College of Real Estate Lawyers
Stinson Leonard Street LLP attorney Eric Galatz was recently elected a Fellow in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).
Admission to the college is by invitation only for attorneys with outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law. Attorneys are also selected for their contributions to the real estate and legal professions through their practices, legal writing and public speaking.
Founded in 1978, ACREL is the premier organization of U.S. real estate lawyers. The organization strives to promote high standards of professional and ethical responsibility in the practice of real estate law; to inform the membership of the most current developments in various aspects of real estate law and practice; and to cooperate and consult with organizations that have an interest in real estate law and practice.
Each new Fellow must be nominated by a current ACREL member. There are less than 1,000 Fellows in the college. Galatz is one of seven ACREL Fellows in the real estate department at Stinson Leonard Street.
Galatz is a partner in the firm’s Minneapolis office. He represents owners and developers, contractors and designers in real estate, construction and public law matters. He has been named among The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of land use and zoning.
He earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, and practiced architecture for 10 years before returning to the University of Minnesota Law School to earn his J.D.