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: 212-847-4945
Fax: 212-279-0466
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    A family law and business litigation attorney with Philip A. Greenberg, P.C., Attorneys at Law, Philip A. Greenberg represents clients in New Jersey and New York. He manages cases related to the following family law issues: spousal support, same-sex marriage dissolutions, property division, postnuptial agreements, prenuptial agreements, parental relocation, modifications, men’s rights, high net worth divorce, fathers’ rights, complex child support issues, and child custody and visitation.

    Mr. Greenberg has over four decades of experience and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States Tax Court, the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

    After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College, he attended New York University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor. Mr. Greenberg is fluent in both French and English, and for his high ethical standards and a long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    A former president of the Sixth Manhattan District, Mr. Greenberg also services his community as trustee and officer of Congregation Emunath Israel and as a past master for the Freemasons Masonic Lodge. During his career, he has represented clients such as Baby Watson cheesecake, The Risk Management Planning Group and Food Concepts.

    * 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
    • 90%Family Law
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019 - 2021

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    About Philip Greenberg

    Admitted: 1974, New York

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Sixth Manhattan District, Past President
    • FreeMasons (Masonic Lodge), Past Master
    • 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


    • Cross v. Cross, 541 N.Y.S.2d 202 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1989)
    • 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)

    Representative Clients:

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

    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: 212-847-4945

    Fax: 212-279-0466

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