Alan A. Greenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Greenberg Gross LLP
 | 601 S Figueroa St, 30th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-334-7000
Fax: 213-334-7001
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Alan Greenberg is an accomplished trial and appellate attorney who handles high-stakes and complex cases. He has been trying cases for more than 25 years after starting his career as a Wall Street transactional lawyer. Mr. Greenberg has been named as one of the Top 100 lawyers in California by the Daily Journal.

Two of his trial verdicts have been listed as among the Top Verdicts of the Year in California. In a Top Verdict of 2018, Mr. Greenberg and his team obtained a complete defense verdict in a jury trial on behalf of an AmLaw 200 law firm. The plaintiffs in that case sought approximately $500 million for violation of civil RICO, fraud, and other torts. 

In a previous Top Verdict, Mr. Greenberg and his team obtained a jury verdict of more than $50 million, including $34 million in punitive damages, in a case involving real estate development ventures in Hollywood, California. 

Mr. Greenberg has been named as an Elite Boutique Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a highly selective trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. He has repeatedly been named to lists of The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.  He has maintained a Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent, 5.0 out of 5.0, for 20 years.

 
Practice Areas
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Business Litigation (60%)

General Litigation (20%)

Professional Liability (20%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2014 - 2020

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About Alan Greenberg

Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage: https://ggtriallaw.com/attorneys/alan-greenberg/

Honors/Awards:

  • Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, "Top 20 Defense Verdicts"
  • Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent, 5.0 out of 5.0.
  • Cum Laude, Boston University School of Law, 1988
  • The Recorder, "Top Ten California Verdicts for 2011"
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation
  • Society of Fellows, Orange County Bar Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Past Chair, Judiciary Committee of the Orange County Bar Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Board of Directors, Orange County Bar Foundation
  • Director and Past President, Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Obtained jury verdict against client's competitor for punitive damages of more than $1 million in corporate sabotage case.
  • Successful defense of antitrust, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO), defamation, malicious prosecution, banking, and securities cases.
  • Obtained $50.3 million jury verdict for defendant on counterclaim, including $34 million in punitive damages, arising out of repudiation by client’s partner of a joint venture to own and redevelop the Hollywood Palladium and three other prominent properties in Hollywood, California.
  • Obtained defense verdict in jury trial for digital marketing company which was sued for alleged fraud and breach of contract
  • Obtained jury verdict for defendants and $8 million judgment on counterclaim, including $2 million in punitive damages, on behalf of global engineering firm, in case arising from acquisition of subsidiary.
  • Obtained judgment in excess of $1.5 million in trial relating to financing of accounts receivable.
  • Successful representation of banks and financial institutions, including asset recovery cases and defense of claims for lender liability

Educational Background:

  • Cornell University, A.B. in Economics and Government, 1985
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Office Location for Alan A. Greenberg

601 S Figueroa St
30th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 213-334-7000

Fax: 213-334-7001

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Last Updated: 9/18/2019

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