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About Steven Morey Greenberg

Steven Morey Greenberg

Position: Partner
Location: Hackensack, NJ
Phone: (201) 487-7755
Fax: (201) 487-0087
Email: Email Me

The business law attorneys at Greenberg & Lanz are proud of Steven Morey Greenberg’s accomplishments, both in the practice of law and through 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 & 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 Lawyers®1 list published by Thomson Reuters for each year 2006 through 2014 and 2018 through 2022, Business Litigation. He has also been included in the list of AV-rated attorneys published by Martindale-Hubbell®1 for more than 30 years.

Steven Morey Greenberg has consistently volunteered his time and expertise to assist others. His volunteer and pro bono activities include service on the Boards of Directors of, and/or as an officer of, numerous nonprofit/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 free of charge.

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

Areas of Practice:

General Civil
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Probate and Estates
Probate Litigation
Real Estate


AB, Cum Laude, Syracuse University, 1971
JD, University of Pennsylvania, 1974

Academic Honor Societies:

Phi Kappa Phi
Pi Sigma Alpha

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

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 Home Family:
Secretary, 2021-Present
Member of the Board of Directors, 2007–Present

Jewish Home at Rockleigh:
Treasurer, 2018-Present
Vice President, 2003–2018
Member of Board of Directors, 1999-Present
Member of Executive Committee, 1999-Present
Chairman of Personnel Committee, 1999-

Jewish Home Foundation of North Jersey:
President, 2009-2012
Secretary/Treasurer, 2005-2009
Member of Board of Directors, 2003–Present
Member of Executive Committee, 2005-Present

Jewish Home Assisted Living:
Secretary, 2014-2019
Member of the Board of Directors, 2007–2019
Member of Governing Committee, 2019-Present

Jewish Home at Home:
Secretary/Treasurer, 2018-Present
Vice President, 2013-2018
Member of Board of Directors, 2011-Present

Jewish Home & Rehabilitation Center:
Vice President, 1990-2003
Member of Board of Directors, 1986-2003
Member of Advisory Board of Directors, 1982-1986
Chairman of Personnel Committee, 1986–2008
Member of Executive Committee, 1987-2008

Jewish Center of Teaneck:
President, 1994-1997
Vice President, 1992-1994
Member of Executive Committee, 1992-1997
Member of Board of Trustees, 1978-2015

Teaneck Jewish Memorial Association:
President, 1992-Present
Vice President, 1990-1992
Member of Board of Trustees, 1989-Present

Congregation B’nai Jeshurun:
Journal Chairman, 2015-2017

The Jewish Institute of Bioethics:
President, 1998–2004
Member of Board of Directors, 1998–2014

Community Resource Council:
Member, 2010-Present

Adler Aphasia Center:
Secretary, 2018-Present
Member of Board of Directors, 2012-Present

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey:
Member of Board of Trustees, 1997-2015
Vice President, 2001–2003 and 2005–2007
Treasurer, 2003–2005
Annual Campaign Chair, 2004-2005
Associate Annual Campaign Chair, 2002–2004
Member of Board of Trustees, Endowment Foundation, 2003–2019
Executive Committee, 2000-2006
Chairman of Planning and Allocations Committee, 2000-2002
Chairman Planning and Allocations Sub-Committee on Jewish Education, 1997-

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

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

Anti-Defamation League, New Jersey Regional Advisory Board:
Member of Board of Directors, 1989-2014

American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel:
Member of Board of Trustees, 2006-2007

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

Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies:
Member of Board of Trustees, 2000-2005

Sam Gorovoy Group Care Home For Senior Adults:
Member of Board of Directors, 1983-1996
President, 1986-1990
Past Vice President
Past Secretary

JH & RC Senior Housing, Inc.:
(affiliate of Jewish Home & Rehabilitation Center; mission to provide low
cost housing for the elderly)
Director, 1991-1994
Vice President, 1991-1994

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey:
Vice President, 1992-1996, 2007-2009
Treasurer, 1990-1992
Member of Board of Trustees, 1986-1996, 2005–2011
Member of Executive Committee, 2007-2009
Chairman, Finance Committee, 1990-1992

Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County:
Member of Board of Trustees, 1986-1987

Jewish Community Relations Council of Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey:
Member, 1986-1993, 1999-2007

Union for Traditional Judaism:
Director, 1993-1997

Jewish Community Council of Teaneck:
Member, 1989-1993

Community Advocacy Program (Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey:
Director, 1995-Present

Bergenfield Museum Society:
Member of Board of Trustees, 1989-1999

Awards & Honors:

Bnos Menachem Yeshiva for Young Women Annual Gala Dinner – Guest of Honor, 2016
Community Resource Council Dr. Harry Brandeis Memorial Community Service Award (2010)
Jewish Theological Seminary of America – Second Century Award, 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:
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in the World
Who’s Who in the East
Who’s Who in Finance & Industry
Who’s Who in Society
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America
Who’s Who in New Jersey
Who’s Who World Wide

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