Lori R. Hartglass


Lori Hartglass is a partner in Arnstein & Lehr’s Fort Lauderdale office. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Her responsibilities and expertise have included all legal aspects of financing, construction, acquisition and sales on projects throughout the United States, including shopping centers, malls, luxury condominiums, condominium hotels, office buildings and hotels. In 2013, Ms. Hartglass represented a luxury condominium developer in the largest construction loan transaction for the southeast United States since the real estate recession. She also serves as local counsel to out-of-state and international law firms.

Prior to joining Arnstein & Lehr, Ms. Hartglass was associate general counsel for a premier real estate and development company. Prior to this, she was partner at a major national law firm.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida

Professional Activities and Achievements

Council for Educational Change (Board of Trustees 2011-present)
Slow Burn Theater Company (Pro bono Legal Counsel, 2014-present)
Garden Homes at Country Isles Maintenance Association, Inc. Board of Directors (2009)
Founding President, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach, a member organization of the National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women (1993-1995)
CREW Miami (President, 1989-1990)
Cystic Fibrosis Research at Dartmouth Medical School (2012-present)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (chairperson for various events 1989-2011)
Florida Grand Opera (Leadership Council, 1998-2001)
Olympics Torch Bearer (1996)
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Board of Trustees, 1994)
International Student Program, Broward Economic Development Council (1994)


  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1984)
  • State University of New York at Binghamton (B.S., magna cum laude, 1976)
  • Influential Business Women, South Florida Business Journal (2015)
  • Women Making Waves in Miami Commercial Real Estate, The Real Deal South Florida (2015)
  • Top Dealmaker of the Year, Real Estate Finance, presented by Daily Business Review (2014)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, CREW Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton (2014)
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV (Highest Rating)
  • Establishment by CREW Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach of the Hartglass Visionary Award named after Ms. Hartglass (2009)
  • CREW Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach Most Tenured Member
  • Selected as a Top Woman in Florida Commercial Real Estate, Florida Real Estate Journal (2003)
  • VISTA Award from National Association of Women Business Owners (1997)
  • J.C. Penney Golden Rule Award (1996)