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Seth M. Greenberg Learn more

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Seth M. Greenberg – Partner

Seth M. Greenberg is the President and a founding Partner of Greenberg & Stein, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and returned to New York to earn his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Greenberg worked at a small law firm and a large law firm before deciding to branch out and open his own law practice.

With a passion for obtaining justice and compensation for those who have suffered personal injury, Seth Greenberg joined forces with partner Joshua N. Stein to form the Manhattan law firm of Greenberg & Stein, P.C. in February of 1998. The law firm has grown to five attorneys and practices personal injury law exclusively.

Seth M. Greenberg was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1994. He is also a current member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Greenberg is the firm’s managing partner and is primarily responsible for its day-to-day operations.

Joshua N. Stein Learn more

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Joshua N. Stein – Partner

Mr. Stein is Vice President and a founding member of Greenberg & Stein, P.C. Mr. Stein is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has called the New York Metropolitan Area home since 1991. Mr. Stein received his undergraduate degree in International Relations from Boston University in 1991. He graduated from Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1994. Mr. Stein has been named to the highly esteemed “SuperLawyers”® List every year since 2014. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® . He is the lead trial attorney at the firm and heads the litigation department. He has taken verdicts and settled cases in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Stein has extensive experience representing injured people in automobile accident cases, trip-and-fall accident cases, work-related accident cases, toxic tort (lead poisoning) cases, police brutality cases, nursing home abuse and cases against municipalities. Proudly, Mr. Stein obtained a $1.7 million award for a family of a 9/11 victim before the September 11th Victim’s Compensation Fund. Mr. Stein performed the work to obtain the award Pro Bono through the NYSTLA Trial Lawyers Care program.

Mr. Stein has lectured to members of the New York State Trial Lawyers on issues such as Discovery in Automobile Accident Cases, The Cross Examination of Biomechanical Engineers in Automobile Cases and Discovery in Municipal an Transit Authority Cases.  Mr. Stein has presented programs of EndDD (End Distracted Driving), to local high school students.  EndDD is a charity founded by a trial lawyer to help drivers learn of the dangers of driving while texting or while being distracted by other factors.

Bar Admissions:
New York State – 1995
New Jersey State – 1994

United States Supreme Court – 2016

Southern District of New York – 1997
Eastern District of New York – 1999
District of New Jersey – 1994

Associations:

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

  • Parliamentarian – 2012-2013
  • Deputy Treasurer – 2013-2014
  • Co-Chair of the Automobile Committee – 2012 – Present
  • Member: Municipal Committee, Labor Law Committee
  • Executive Board Member 2012 – Present

American Association for Justice

New York County Lawyer’s Association

Member – Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
Member – Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

Named to the Prestigious “SuperLawyers” 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

 

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Ian Asch Learn more

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Ian Asch – Partner

Mr. Asch grew up on Long Island and earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Stonybrook. Mr. Asch went on to obtain a Juris Doctorate at the prestigious George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. While attending law school, Mr. Asch interned at the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Asch joined the firm in 1999. His primary responsibilities at the firm include complicated motion practice and appeals. Mr. Asch has often been recognized for his excellent writing at the Supreme Court level as well as both the 1st and 2nd Departments of the Appellate Division of the State of New York.

A sampling of the appeals in which Mr. Asch argued successfully on behalf of our clients follows:

Scott A. Steinberg Learn more

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Scott A. Steinberg – Partner

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Scott attended Binghamton University and received his Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He brings an unparalleled intensity to the courtroom hidden behind a calm and relaxed demeanor. He has a strong background in motion and trial practice with a track record of continued successes. He is a firm believer that someone that has been injured through the negligence of someone else deserves compensation for those injuries, and he relentlessly pursues justice on behalf of his clients, whether through discovery, settlements or verdicts. Recently, he successfully wrote and argued the motion and appeal papers in Espinal v NYCHHC, where the Appellate Division affirmed the lower court decision which struck the answer of the defendant. Click here for the decision

His verdicts include some of the largest reported in New York State in their respective years and are recognized as such.

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**It should be noted that the Espinal verdict in 2016 was listed in the New York Law Journal as the 13th highest premises liability verdict from the years 2011-2016 of all the verdicts obtained in New York State during that 5 year period.  The article is here.

 

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