Joshua N. Stein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Greenberg & Stein, P.C.
 | 360 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1501
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-681-2535
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Joshua N. Stein is a founding member of Greenberg & Stein, P.C., located in New York, New York. Focusing his practice almost exclusively on personal injury litigation, he represents people throughout the New York City metropolitan area who have been harmed as a result of the negligence of others.  He has over 25 years experience in such cases as construction/workplace accidents, motor vehicle accidents, trips/slips and falls, cases against the City, the NYCTA and other municipal entities. 

In 2019, Mr. Stein was recognized as having obtained one of the Top 100 Verdicts in New York during 2018 by when he achieved a $2.7 Million verdict for a woman who suffered head injuries in a subway fall. Mr. Stein was also named as one of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's Trial Lawyers in New York by the National Trial Lawyers. He is also is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Stein has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

The award Mr. Stein is most proud of, however, is the one he received for a family that he represented on a pro bono basis before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.  He won an award on their behalf in the amount of $1.7 million.Stein, who is a member of the MultiMillion Dollar Advocates Forum and has been included in New York Super Lawyers since 2014 as a result of his successful track record in securing large settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients.

Client service  is a priority at Greenberg & Stein—every phone call is taken by an attorney if requested,  all questions are answered, and clients are kept informed about the status of their  case.  Moreover, the  firm ensures that  every  case  is fully prepared for trial, allowing  it to  take  claims  to  court  if insurance companies fail to  offer fair settlements.

Ultimately,  Mr. Stein's devotion to achieving client satisfaction through personalized service sets his firm apart from many other firms. He has a strong background in all aspects of both motion work and trial/litigation to his practice. The firm's first priority is to help clients get their lives back on track in the fastest, easiest way possible. 

Mr. Stein is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is is an active member of several organizations, including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Police Misconduct


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

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About Joshua Stein

Admitted: 1995, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York, 2020
  • New York County Lawyer's Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York, 2019
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2016
  • Officer, New York State Trial Lawyers Association 2012-2014 Co-Chair - Auto/No-Fault Committee NYSTLA - 2012 - Present
  • New Jersey State, 1994
  • District of New Jersey, 1994
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State, 1995
  • Eastern District of New York, 1999
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Board Member 2012 – Present
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Southern District of New York, 1997
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Officer , 2012
  • Member – Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Participated it the End Distracted Driving Campaign through the New York State Trial Lawyers' Association.
  • Participation in Trial Lawyers Care, the September 11 Pro Bono Program Lecturer, End Distracted Driving Campaign

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Analysing the issues raised when defendants exchange biomechanical engineers in motor vehicle accident cases.  , Moderator/Speaker, Crash Course, New York State Trial Lawyers' Institute, New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, 2015
  • Panel member speaking on the law governing Rideshare in New York, Panel Member, Rideshare Insurance (Uber & Lyft) - Perspective on the New Law, NYSTLI, Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Update on recent legal developments in the field of Auto Collisions. , Speaker, 2019 Auto Update - Car Crashes from A(AA Arbitration) to Z(ip Car and other Ride Sharing), NYSTLI, Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Comprehensive examination of the essential document and testimonial discovery that should be requested in cases against municipalities and public authorities in New York., Speaker, Municipal Liability - 2015, New York State Trial Lawyers' Institute, New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, 2015
  • Co-Authored a practice piece on discovery in Municipal Cases, for the New York State Trial Lawyers' Bill of Particulars., Co-Author, Municipal Discovery, A Comprehensive Analysis, NYSTLA - Bill of Particulars, 2012
  • Authored a practice piece on the cross examination of Accident Reconstructionists and Biomechanical Engineers in automobile crash cases., Author, Cross Examination of Experts in Automobile Cases, Bill of Particulars, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Moderator/Speaker CLE Course on Cross Examination of Experts in Auto Crash Cases, including Bio-mechanical Engineers, Doctors and Others, Moderator, Crash Course - Cross Examination of Experts in Auto Crash Cases, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Co-author of a practice piece analysing and advising on how to conduct discovery against municipal defendants., Co-author, Municipal Discovery: A Comprehensive Analysis, Bill of Particulars, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Panel member assisted in moderating presentation by eminent epidemiologist on topics such as bio-mechanical engineering experts, epidemiological experts and statistical analysts., Panel Member, How to Attack the, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Speaker focusing on discovery in automobile crash cases in CLE presentation touching on all topics of Automobile Crash cases., Speaker, No-Fault Motions & Trials, NYSTLI, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2012


  • Settled 4 cases each in excess of 1 Million Dollars during the COVID Shutdown., 2020
  • $2.7 Million Dollar verdict against the NYCTA for a woman who slipped and fell in a subway station sustaining a head injuries as well as injuries to other parts of her body. , 2018
  • Settlement after trial $ 5,483,733 - Woman who slipped and fell on water in a NYC Hospital., 2016

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, International Relations , 1991
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Office Location for Joshua N. Stein

360 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1501
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-681-2535

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Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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