William S. Greenberg Esq.

William S Greenberg
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Location: West Orange, New Jersey
Phone: 973-325-7711
Fax: 973-325-7571
Email: wsgreenberg@gmattorneys.com

Mr. Greenberg practices primarily in the field of civil litigation. He began as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney in a general practice firm where he sharpened his skills as a trial attorney. He has since expanded into a wide range of civil litigation areas including wrongful death, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, insurance coverage cases, administrative law hearings, estate and probate litigation, and legal and professional malpractice. He has served as designated trial counsel in thousands of cases and dozens of jury and bench trials.

Mr. Greenberg is also an experienced federal court litigator concentrating on the federal Fair Debt Collections Practices and Fair Credit Reporting Acts. In addition to litigation, Mr. Greenberg handles transactional work drafting and negotiating commercial leases particularly for restaurants and the food service industry. He also donates his time to the Office of Attorney Ethics and has served as an investigator, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the District Ethics Committee and continues to sit as a Special Master for the Office of Attorney Ethics.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
• Civil Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS
• New Jersey, 1993
• U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
• U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2008

EDUCATION
New York Law School, New York, New York
-Juris Doctor (JD) – 1992
-Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, 1990
Montclair State University
-Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science – 1988

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
• Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015
• Lifetime Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
• Personal Injury Hall of Fame – New Jersey Law Journal, 2015
• National Litigator Awards Top 1% – Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2014
• Top 100 Trial Lawyers – National Association of Trial Lawyers, 2014
• Top 50 Verdicts – The National Law Journal, 2014
• American Jurisprudence Award, Legal Methods – American Jusiprudence, 1990

OPINIONS APPROVED FOR PUBLICATION BY THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY
George v. City of Newark, 348 N.J. Super. 232 (App. Div. 2006)
Thomas v. NJIUA, 277 N.J. Super. 630 (Law Div. 1994)

LECTURES PRESENTED
• Officers Training – Managing Ethics Investigators, 2009
• MTF Transition Training – Effects of Statutory Dissolution of the UCJ, Preparing for PLIGA 2002

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
• New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association – Member 2006 – Present
• American Trial Lawyers Association – Member 1996 – Present
• Essex County Bar Association – Member 1993 – Present
-Judicial & Prosecutorial Due Diligence Committee – Member 2011 – 2013
-Judicial & Prosecutorial Appointments Committee – Investigator 2008 – 2010
• American Bar Association – Member 1993 – 2010
• Brennan/Brennan-Vanderbilt Inns of Court
-Master, 1999 – present
-Barrister, 2000 – 2002
-Pupil, 1998 – 2000
• Supreme Court of New Jersey
-Office of Attorney Ethics – Special Master, 2008 – Present
-District Ethics Committee – Chairman, 2007 – 2008
-District Ethics Committee – Vice Chairman, 2006 – 2007
-District Ethics Committee – Investigator, 2003 – 2006
• National Association of Consumer Advocates – Member 2005 – 2014
• New Jersey’s Association for Justice – Member 2005 – Present
• American Association for Justice – Member 1996-1998
• American Inns of Court – Master 1999 – Present

NOTABLE CASES
• Baker v. NJ Transit – $17 million verdict

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
• Paster & Greenberg, Esqs., Partner, 1995 – 2005
• Law Office of Jeffrey G. Paster, Esq., Associate Attorney, 1993 – 1995