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Bryan Grimaldi
Of Counsel
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Bryan Grimaldi is a lawyer with the national law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.  He counsels corporate clients, trade associations, destination marketing organizations, and public-private partnerships (P3) nationwide providing industry-specific, cost effective, outside counsel services, operational consulting, and advocacy. He draws from his nearly 15 years as Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel at NYC & Company, Inc, New York City’s official marketing, tourism, and partnership organization, where he lead the organization on legal, business development, licensing, government relations, regulatory, and policy matters. Bryan provided strategic counsel and advised on matters that advanced the organization’s mission, while growing and protecting its funding streams. Bryan has developed a reputation as a go-to problem solver for his clients as well as with businesses experiencing legal and policy troubles with their city. He is known for his work in the travel & tourism industry, government relations, not-for-profit management and public/private partnerships. With a deep knowledge of politics and the ability to navigate complex issues in dynamic environments, Bryan provides clients a unique perspective on how to deftly handle making an organization successful and while bridge the gap between business goals and legal issues, among multiple constituencies.

Having served three mayors of New York City, Bryan Grimaldi has deep government experience, credibility, and broad knowledge of the private sector, including sports leagues, marketing firms and industry associations, particularly in relation to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries.

Bryan previously served as General Counsel in the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, where he provided legal counsel and support to city agencies and senior administration officials in dealings with the United Nations, foreign governments, diplomats, and federal agencies.

Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, Mr. Grimaldi practiced law in the private sector where he represented several large investment firms and corporate clients engaged in securities lending and fixed income finance transactions, SEC compliance issues and management of corporate documentation.  

Mr. Grimaldi is on the Board of the Javits Convention Center Development Corporation and a Trustee of the Destinations International Foundation. He was also appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Travel & Tourism Infrastructure.   A graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School he received his B.A. in Economics from NYU and resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.