Philip Alan Greenberg, Esq., was ultimately influenced by the power and prestige of President Abraham Lincoln, who inspired him to delve into law and politics. Although he did not follow through with his political ambitions, he has since become a prominent attorney of the modern age. Appearing on television numerous times for his knowledge on divorce law, Mr. Greenberg has held an AV Rating through Martindale-Hubbell since 1985.
After receiving a law degree from the New York University Law School in 1973, Mr. Greenberg commenced his career with Kamerman & Kamerman in New York as an associate and partner for the following nine years. Since that time, he has served as partner of numerous other firms throughout New York, including Segal, Liling, Erlitz & Greenberg; Segal, Liling & Greenberg; Segal & Greenberg; and Wallman, Greenberg, Gasman & McKnight. He has also been a managing partner of Segal, Post, DeMott & Crow; Segal, Greenberg, McDonald & Maher; Segal, Greenberg & McDonald; Segal & Greenberg; and Bizar & Martin. Since 2000, Mr. Greenberg has served as partner of his own private practice, Philip A. Greenberg, P.C.
Alongside his primary career endeavors, Mr. Greenberg has been a lecturer at the National Business Institute since 2010, having previously served in the same role at the Sobelsohn Paralegal School in New York from 1988 to 2000. Civically involved as well, he is a past trustee of the Congregation Emunath Israel, serving the institution from 1984 to 1999. Likewise, Mr. Greenberg has maintained affiliation with the Masters and Wardens Association as president, secretary and member.
A longtime member of the American Bar Association, New York Bar Association and New York City Bar Association, Mr. Greenberg was named a Super Lawyer from 2009 to 2011 in recognition of his prowess in legal abilities. Additionally, he has recently been featured in the 72nd edition of Who’s Who in America in 2019. However, Mr. Greenberg cites the highlight of his career to be a case he worked on 40 years ago. He had handled the appeal and won a verdict of $1.7 million. At that point in time, there were less than 10 seven-figure verdicts in New York per year. He notes that it was a terrific learning experience.
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