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Steven Morey Greenberg Extended Bio

We are proud of Steven Morey Greenberg's accomplishments, both in the practice of law and his volunteer service to the community:

Mr. Greenberg's practice spans many areas of the law including commercial litigation and transactions, probate/family dispute litigation, guardianship matters, estate administration and litigation.

He has been appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division and Law Division as follows: Administrator of estates, Special Fiscal Agent, Receiver, Rent Receiver, Presiding Condemnation Commissioner, Trustee, Attorney for incapacitated persons and Guardian and Guardian ad Litem of elderly persons, the infirm and persons with various physical, psychological, emotional and developmental disabilities.

Mr. Greenberg has been included in the New Jersey Super Lawyers1 list published by Thomson Reuters for each year 2006 through 2012, Business Litigation. He has also been included in the list of AV-rated attorneys published by Martindale Hubbell1 for more than 30 years.

Steven Morey Greenberg has consistently volunteered his time and expertise to assist others. His volunteer, pro bono, activities include service on the Boards of Directors of, and/or as an officer of, numerous non-profit/charitable organizations. In many instances, he has been a leader in establishing and/or revitalizing these organizations. In other instances, he has contributed his legal services fee of charge.

In recognition of his service to the community, Mr. Greenberg has been honored by many organizations.

1 No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Please visit, respectively, (a) www.superlawyers.com and click on "Selection Process" and (b) www.martindale.com and click on "Products & Services" and click "Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings, TM for details of these selection processes and the standards or methodologies upon which they are based.


AB, cum laude, Syracuse University, 1971
JD, University of Pennsylvania, 1974

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey 1974
U.S. District Court, New Jersey 1974
New York 1980
U.S. District Court (So. Dist.) New York, 1986
U.S. District Court (Ea. Dist.) New York 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 1987
U.S. Court of Federal Claims 1989

Past Employment Positions:

Associate: Carpenter, Bennett & Morrissey, Newark, N.J., 1974-1977
Associate: Cole, Berman & Belsky, Rochelle Park, N.J., 1977-1979
Sole practice: Hackensack, N.J., 1979-1994
Partner: Greenberg & Marmorstein, Esqs., Hackensack, N.J., 1994-1997
Attorney: Bergenfield, New Jersey Rent Leveling Board, 1985-1989, 1992-1993, 1999
Attorney: Bergenfield, New Jersey Planning Board, 1993-1996


American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Bergen County Bar Associations
New York State Bar Association
National Guardianship Association

Reported Case:

Care of Tenafly, Inc. v. Tenafly Zoning Board of Adjustment, 307 N.J. Super. 362 (App. Div. 1998) certif. den., 154 N.J. 609 (1998)

Included In:

Steven Morey Greenberg has been included in the New Jersey Super Lawyers® [1] list published by Thomson Reuters and has been included in the list of AV rated attorneys published by Martindale-Hubbell® 1

Not-For-Profit/Charitable Organizations:

Jewish Center of Teaneck:
President, 1994-1997
Vice President, 1992-1994
Executive Committee, 1992-1997
Trustee, 1978-Present
Chairman of Ways and Means Committee
Chairman of Campaign 2000 (capital campaign)
Chairman Youth Activities Committee, 1978-1988

UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey
(formerly UJA Federation of Bergen County and North Hudson):
Annual Campaign Chair , 2004-2005
Trustee, 1997-Present
Vice President, 2001-2003 and 2005-2007
Treasurer , 2003-2005
Associate Annual Campaign Chair, 2002-2004
Member, Board of Trustees, Endowment Foundation, 2003-Present
Executive Committee, 2000-2006
Chairman Planning and Allocations Committee, 2000 -2002
Chairman Planning and Allocations Sub-Committee on Jewish Education, 1997-2004
Chairman Campus Youth Services Committee, 1998-2000
Chairman Strategic Planning Jewish Life Working Group, 2004-2005
Chairman Agency Co-operation Task Force, 2006-2008
Co-Chair Ad Hoc Committee on Agency Financial Planning 2000-2008

Jewish Home Foundation of North Jersey, Inc.:
President, 2009-Present
Member of Board of Directors, 2003-Present
Secretary/Treasurer, 2005-2009
Member of Executive Committee, 2005-Present

Jewish Home at Rockleigh:
Vice President, 2003-Present
Member of Board of Directors, 1999-Present
Member of Executive Committee, 1999-Present
Chairman Personnel Committee, 1999-Present

Jewish Home Assisted Living:
Member of Board of Directors, 2007-Present

Jewish Home Family, Inc.:
Member of Board of Directors, 2008-Present

Jewish Home at Home, Inc.:
Member of Board of Directors, 2010-Present

Jewish Home & Rehabilitation Center:
Vice President, 1990-Present
Board of Directors, 1986-2008
Advisory Board of Directors, 1982-1996
Chairman Personnel Committee, 1986-2008
Executive Committee, 1987-2008

The Jewish Institute of Bioethics:
President , 1998-2004
Member of Board of Directors, 1998-Present

New Jersey Leadership Think Tank of The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University:
Member, 2001-2004

Teaneck Jewish Memorial Association:
President, 1992-Present
Vice President, 1990-1992
Trustee, 1989-Present

Jewish Association for Developmental Disabilities:
Member, Board of Trustees, 1999-2008
Honorary Trustee, 2008-Present

N.J. Regional Advisory Board of the Anti-Defamation League:
Member, 1989-Present

American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel:
Trustee, 2006-2007

Association of Jewish Federations of New Jersey:
Trustee, 2002-2003
Member of Executive/Operations Committee, 2002-2003

Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies:
Trustee, 2000-2005

Sam Gorovoy Group Care Home For Senior Adults:
Trustee, 1983-1996
President, 1986-1990
Vice President, 1985-1986
Secretary, 1984

JH & RC Senior Housing, Inc.:
Director, 1991-1994
Vice President, 1991-1994

Jewish Family Service, Inc.:
Vice President, 1992-1996, 2007-2009
Treasurer, 1990-1992
Trustee, 1986-1996, 2005-Present
Executive Committee, 1990-1996, 2007-2009
Chairman, Finance Committee, 1990-1992

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County:
Trustee, 1986-1987

Jewish Community Relations Council of UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey
(formerly of UJA Federation of Bergen County & North Hudson):
Member, 1986-1993, 1999-2007

Union for Traditional Judaism:
Director, 1993-1997

Jewish Community Council of Teaneck:
Member, 1989-1993

Resource Council (Community Advocacy Program) of the UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey (Formerly UJA Federation of Bergen County and North Hudson):
Member, 1991-Present
Director, 1995-Present

Bergenfield Museum Society:
Trustee, 1989-1999

Academic Honor Societies:
Phi Kappa Phi
Pi Sigma Alpha

Awards & Honors:

Community Resource Council Dr. Harry Brandeis Memorial Community
Service Award (2010)
Second Century Award of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1988)
Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County - Community Service Award (1997)
Jewish Center of Teaneck (1997)
Ma'Ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls (2001)
Anti-Defamation League - Americanism Award (2003)
Boys Town Jerusalem, Gates of Jerusalem Award (2004)

Listed in:

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Who's Who in The World
Who's Who in the East
Who's Who in Finance and Industry
Who's Who in Society
Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
Who's Who in New Jersey
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