Philip A. Greenberg

Top rated Family Law attorney in New York, New York

Philip A. Greenberg, P.C., Attorneys at Law
Philip A. Greenberg
Philip A. Greenberg, P.C., Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas: Family Law, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1974

Education: New York University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019 - 2023

Philip A. Greenberg, P.C., Attorneys at Law

10 Park Ave
Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016 Visit website


Philip A. Greenberg is the founder of his eponymous law firm, Philip A. Greenberg, P.C., Attorneys at Law. He is a family law attorney representing clients in and around New York and New Jersey from his office location in New York City, New York. His practice area mainly focuses on:

  • High net worth divorces
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Spousal support
  • Same-sex marriage dissolutions
  • Property division
  • Post and prenuptial agreements
  • Parental relocation
  • Modifications
  • Men’s rights
  • Fathers’ rights
  • Complex child support issues

A cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College, Mr. Greenberg got his law degree from the New York University School of Law. While in law school, he was a part of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, and he was a semifinalist at Moot Court. He was first admitted to practice in New York in 1974. Since then, he has been allowed to practice in New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Known for his high ethical standards and vast legal experience spanning over 40 years, Mr. Greenberg has been awarded an AV* Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He strives to make a positive impact on the lives of his clients who are suffering emotional and financial duress while dealing with a family law matter. He has won many verdicts and settlements due to his sense of unwavering justice and zealous representation of his clients both within and outside the courtroom. Mr. Greenberg is fluent in both French and English.

Mr. Greenberg is a part of many legal associations such as the New York City Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. He is also involved in community services. He serves as the trustee and officer of the Congregation Emunath Israel, and he was the past master of the Freemasons Masonic Lodge. He also regularly lectures at the National Business Institute.

*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

Family Law, Business Litigation

Focus areas

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

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Business Litigation

First 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
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
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
  • 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)
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
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

Office location for Philip A. Greenberg

10 Park Ave
Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 332-262-6760


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009, 2011, 2019 - 2023

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