Michael E. Greenspan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in White Plains, NY

Greenspan & Greenspan
 | 188 East Post Road, Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-946-2500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Tax: Business (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner with the law firm of Greenspan & Greenspan in White Plains, New York, attorney Michael E. Greenspan represents clients in a wide range of practice areas. Focusing primarily on personal injury and criminal defense, Mr. Greenspan works hard to protect his clients' rights and liberties while helping them achieve the justice they seek. In addition, he also represents commercial clients with their legal matters involving complex business litigation and international transactions. He is licensed to practice in New York and Florida.

As a personal injury attorney, Mr. Greenspan has achieved notable success helping his plaintiff clients obtain the compensation and benefits they deserve. Handling claims resulting from motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, defective products and other acts of negligence, Mr. Greenspan has secured substantial settlements and awards for those he serves, recovering millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.

A successful criminal defense attorney as well, Mr. Greenspan has defended countless clients on charges ranging from DWI and traffic violations to tax fraud and other white collar crimes. For business owners and corporate professionals, both foreign and domestic, Mr. Greenspan offers general legal counsel services as well as representation for a host of business-related issues such as business formation and planning, tax audits and investigations, employment law advice, regulatory compliance guidance and more.

A 1988 graduate of Temple University, Mr. Greenspan returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1991. The following year, the New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and The Florida Bar admitted him in 2011. He can also legally practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the District of Connecticut, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Committed to both his practice and his community, Mr. Greenspan is actively involved with a number of professional legal organizations, and he volunteers his time and services throughout his local area.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General (50%)
Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Business Litigation (10%)
Tax (10%)
Construction Litigation (10%)

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Business Litigation (10%)

Tax (10%): Tax Law

Construction Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, DUI/DWI, Tax Law


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Michael Greenspan

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.greenspans-law.com/Attorneys/Michael-E-Greenspan....

Honors and Awards:

  • AV®Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • American Association for Justice Commendation, July 1, 2004
  • County of Rockland Distinguished Service Award, August 1, 2004
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • Recipient of the 2013 Eleanor Loucks Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to the Loucks Games

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified New York State High School Track & Field Official, 1992 - Present
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Service, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, June 1, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit , 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992
  • New York, 1992
  • White Plains Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Westchester Track, Field & Cross-Country Officials Association, Member, 1991 - Present
  • Glenn D. Loucks Memorial Track & Field Games, Member, Executive Committee, 1991 - Present
  • Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Putnam Track & Field Coaches Association, General Outside Counsel, 2005 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Committee on the Civil Practice Law & Rules, 1998 - 2007
  • JCC of Rockland County, Executive Board, 2007 - 2010
  • Florida Bar, Member, 2011 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trial Lawyers Care, 2002 - 2004 

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Instructor, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law in New York, National Business Institute
  • CLE lecturer to attorneys on trial advocacy, Instructor, Winning Your First Civil Trial in New York: What They Didn't Teach You in Law School, National Business Institute

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $6.5 Million Dollar recovery in combined wrongful death and survivorship action arising out of a water trampoline accident at a Sandals Resort in Jamaica, 2009
  • Smith v. Sandals Resorts Intern., Ltd., 709 F.Supp.2d 350 (E.D.Pa., April 19, 2010) (NO. 07-CV-03695) (E.D.Pa. 2010)
  • People v. Ross, 231 A.D.2d 651; 647 N.Y.S.2d 960 (2d Dept. 1996)
  • Bloch v. Rodriguez, 234 A.D.2d 247; 651 N.Y.S.2d 76 (2d Dept. 1996)
  • Cohen v. Vitali, 288 A.D.2d 18; 732 N.Y.S.2d 164 (1st Dept. 2001)
  • Lalani v. Santiago, 290 A.D.2d 494; 736 N.Y.S.2d 254 (2d Dept. 2002)

Educational Background:

  • Temple University, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Majors: History and Political Science, 1988

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
Office Location for Michael E. Greenspan

188 East Post Road
Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-946-2500


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Last Updated: 6/22/2018

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