Philip A. Greenberg

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of Philip A. Greenberg
 | 10 Park Ave, Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-279-4550
Fax: 212-279-0466
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Philip A. Greenberg is a New York City, New York, attorney who concentrates his practice on family law. With his practice, the Law Offices of Philip A. Greenberg, he represents clients in cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, property division and other issues. He represents people in New York and New Jersey.

A Brooklyn native, Mr. Greenberg graduated from Brooklyn College with degrees in political science and sociology, and went on to earn his law degree from New York University School of Law. He is bilingual, speaking both English and French, allowing him to communicate with a diverse set of clients.

Admitted to practice in the state courts of New York and New Jersey, Mr. Greenberg is also licensed to appear before the U.S. district courts for the Eastern and Southern districts of New York, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. He shares his office space with two former law partners and also has the assistance of attorneys who serve as counsel to the firm.

Recognized for his professionalism and high degree of ethics, Mr. Greenberg was rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating from the peer-review service.

Mr. Greenberg is a member of professional organizations including the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He regularly presents seminars for the National Business Institute. He has also been deeply involved in the Brooklyn political scene and is active in his local synagogue.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019

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About Philip Greenberg

Admitted: 1974, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • International Tribunal (Supreme Court) of the fraternity, Member
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Member
  • Super Lawyers , 2009 - 2011
  • Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law, 1985 - 2012
  • Martindale - Hubbell A-V Rating (highest level of ability and ethics), 1985 - 2012
  • Moot Court Semi-Finalist, New York University School of Law, New York, New York

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 240 West 23rd Owners Corporation, 1984 - Present
  • Borough-Tel Service, Incorporated (Doctors on Call), 1983 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1974 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1974 - Present
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member, 1974 - Present
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • New Jersey, 1988
  • New York, 1974

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • FreeMasons (Masonic Lodge), Past Master
  • Sixth Manhattan District, Past President
  • Congregation Emunath Israel, Trustee and Officer

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Matrimonial Law, Commercial Paper and Partnership, Sobelsohn paralegal school
  • Lecturer, National Business Institute, 2010 - Present


  • 946 Lexington Avenue, Inc V., Niarchos, 373 N.Y.S.2d 787 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1975)
  • Grossman v 240 Ventures Assoc., 496 N.Y.S.2d 748 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1985)
  • Kamerman v. Kamerman, 702 N.Y.S.2d 77 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 2000)
  • Cross v. Cross, 541 N.Y.S.2d 202 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1989)

Representative Clients:

  • Numerous Individuals; some of the individuals are semi-celebrities or high profile
  • The Risk Management Planning Group, Inc. and some closely held corporations
  • Rampart Construction Associates, Incorporated
  • Food Concepts, Incorporated (ADT, Incorporated)
  • Borough-Tel Service, Incorporated (Doctors on Call)
  • Baby Watson Cheesecake, Incorporated

Educational Background:

  • Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Honors: cum laude, Honors: Prelaw Society, Honors: Student Body President in his senior year at the end of the "politically charged" 1960's, Majors: Political Science and Sociology, 1970
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Office Location for Philip A. Greenberg

10 Park Ave
Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-279-4550

Fax: 212-279-0466

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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