Cary S. Greenberg

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Tysons Corner, Virginia

GreenbergCostle, PC
Cary S. Greenberg
GreenbergCostle, PC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 1987

Education: American University Washington College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2023

GreenbergCostle, PC

8027 Leesburg Pike
Suite 302
Tysons Corner, VA 22182 Visit website


Cary S. Greenberg is a co-founder of GreenbergCostle, PC, in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Mr. Greenberg primarily concentrates his practice on white collar criminal defense. He also handles family law and personal injury matters. He represents clients throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. 

Mr. Greenberg has over 30 years of legal experience. During his career as a criminal defense attorney, he has successfully secured not-guilty verdicts for individuals charged with crimes including assault, bank fraud, drug distribution, embezzlement, extortion, malicious wounding, money laundering, murder, obtaining money by false pretenses, unlawful disposal of toxic materials, wire fraud and various other state and federal crimes.

Contributing to his legal community, Mr. Greenberg serves on a legal advisory panel for the American Civil Liberties Union and is vice-chair of an ethics disciplinary panel of the Virginia State Bar. He belongs to the Alexandria Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the George Mason American Inn of Court.

Mr. Greenberg earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He went on to graduate from American University Washington College of Law.

Earlier in his legal career, Mr. Greenberg was a partner at two private law firms and worked as a prosecutor for the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office in Alexandria. He is qualified to appear before all Virginia state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Supreme Court of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. 

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Failure to pay child support, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Overdrawn bank account, Probation, Prosecution, Sex offenses, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Father's rights, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 40% Criminal defense
  • 30% Family law
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1987, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Pro Hac Vice in other state and federal courts
  • George Mason Inn of Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • Fairfax Bar
  • Alexandria Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Appointed Member of the VA Bench and Bar Committee; Past Chair of the Virginia State Bar Fourth District Committee on legal professionalism, a former state prosecutor.
Educational Background:
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1984

Office location for Cary S. Greenberg

8027 Leesburg Pike
Suite 302
Tysons Corner, VA 22182

Phone: 703-688-9289


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2023

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