ALBANY – Dec. 26, 2019 – Henry M. Greenberg, president of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and a shareholder in the Albany office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was recognized by City & State with a spot on its 2019 “The Responsible 100” list. An awards ceremony recognizing honorees took place Dec. 18 at Sony Hall in New York City. Featured speakers included Mary Stuart Masterson, founder of Stockade Works, and Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the National Action Network.
According to City & State, “The Responsible 100” list honors New York's most “outstanding responsible executives, thought leaders, visionaries and influencers who are setting new standards of excellence, dedication and leadership in improving their communities and making transformative change.”
Greenberg was active with the NYSBA for more than 20 years before becoming president in June 2019.
In addition, Greenberg serves on several professional committees and has leadership positions in other bodies. He is counsel to the New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination, which nominates New York’s Court of Appeals judges; chairs the Third Department Judicial Screening Committee and the New York State Fair Advisory Board; and is a member of the State Judicial Screening Committee, Judicial Task Force on the New York State Constitution, and the State Commission on the Restoration of the Capitol. He is also vice chair of statewide programming for The Historical Society of the New York Courts.
Greenberg concentrates his practice on civil litigation, criminal and civil investigations, health law matters, and regulatory and administrative law. He has previously served as counsel to New York State Attorney General (now Governor) Andrew M. Cuomo, counsel to the lieutenant governor of New York state, an assistant U.S. attorney (AUSA) for the Northern District of New York, and law clerk to then Associate Judge (later Chief Judge) Judith S. Kaye of the New York Court of Appeals.
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