Todd D. Greenberg is a well known and well regarded trial lawyer, who concentrates his practice in criminal defense and personal injury law. As an Assistant District Attorney and Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Greenberg has significant experience in Criminal Jury trials, as Lead Counsel in hundreds of felony trials, including over 70 homicide related trials. He is frequently involved in high profile criminal cases involving homicide, hate and bias crimes as well as alcohol related charges. Mr. Greenberg has experienced success both at the pre-trial level as well as the trial level and has helped hundreds of clients in both State and Federal Courts.
Mr. Greenberg is a graduate of Hofstra Law School, is a member of the Queens County Criminal Courts Bar Association, The Queens County Bar Association and The New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Greenberg is President of the Assistant District Attorneys Assocaion of Queens County and is an active member of the Richmond Hill, South Ozone Park Lions Club.
Prior to entering private practice Mr. Greenberg was an Assistant District Attorney in the Queens County District Attorneys Office, where he was assigned to prosecute the most serious criminal offenses. In 1983, together with Partner Dominic L. Addabbo, Mr. Greenberg established the firm of Addabbo & Greenberg, where, in addition to continuing his criminal practice, he has developed an expertise in Personal Injury Litigation and has recovered millions for his clients.
Mr. Greenberg is admitted to practice in the State of New York and United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and has been admitted PRO HAC VICE to several Federal District Courts, as well as state courts in Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Dominic L. Addabbo, known as "Buddy" to family and friends, was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Archbishop Molloy High School, St. John's University College of Liberal Arts, and St. John's University School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in June, 1976. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in February 1977, the Florida State Bar in May, 1978, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in December, 1978.
He is the oldest son of the late U.S. Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo, and brother of Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Esq., a former NYC Council member and current N.Y.S. Senator. Dominic L. Addabbo served as Assistant District Attorney of Queens County from 1977 until 1981, achieving the position of Bureau Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau. In 1981 he was elected to the Democratic State Committee and served as president of the United Executive Regular Democratic Club until 1986. Also in 1981, he became Counsel to the Queens Borough President, a post he held until 1983, when together with General Partner Todd D. Greenberg, he established the firm known as Addabbo & Greenberg.
Mr. Addabbo was appointed by the Appellate Division, Second Department to the Committee on Character and Fitness for the 2nd, 10th and 11th Judicial Districts in April, 2008, and he continues to serve the legal community in that capacity.
He has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences and seminars, and has appeared as a featured panelist on cable television for the State of New York Mortgage Agency, and as a legal commentator for WCBS News Radio. Mr. Addabbo is also the recipient of numerous award and citations of honor including the Community Service Award from the Ozone-Howard Little League, the NYC Board of Education Citation for their Speaker in the Classroom program, a Citation of Honor from the NYS Bar Association for their Mock Trial Tournament and a special Citation of Honor from the Queens Borough President. He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in America, and Strathmore's Who's Who, demonstrating both his leadership and achievements in the legal profession.