Gary Greenwald (1945 - 2016)

Gary Greenwald (1945 - 2016)

Senior Partner
Chester, New York

Gary Greenwald (J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1970; B.A., Harpur College, 1966) leads our firm with his seasoned litigation skills. His unique mastery of legal concepts and ability to analyze complex issues is garnered from his considerable experience. As one of the most well known and widely recognized lawyers in the Hudson Valley, Mr. Greenwald attracts a wide variety of civil and criminal clients. Moreover, Mr. Greenwald is the corporate attorney to many highly successful businesses, who depend on him for his experience and solid legal acumen.

Mr. Greenwald has received the highest civil monetary verdicts in various counties, and has effectively handled countless criminal cases. In addition, Mr. Greenwald has argued successfully before both the New York State and Federal Appellate Courts, including the New York State Court of Appeals. During his more than thirty years of legal experience, he has set many precedents, attracting the attention of his peers in the legal community throughout the state.

Mr. Greenwald has been the subject of numerous newspaper articles and profiles. He has been named and chosen as a Super Lawyer for 2010 and 2011 in the area of general litigation. Only 5% of attorneys based in the Hudson area are included in this high award. He frequently is asked to serve on or lead discussion panels, symposiums and legal conferences. His contributions to the community are significant, as well. He is currently a professor at Orange County Community College, has been an Associate Professor at Sullivan County Community College and was elected as Mayor of Wurtsboro for fifteen years. He consistently uses that experience to serve our municipal clients. Mr. Greenwald has been a political columnist for the Times Herald Record and often writes for the Independent Republican and the Sullivan County Democrat. He has been a host and commentator on Cable 6 Television's Political Forum and a talk show host on WALL radio. Gary Greenwald is admitted to practice in both New York and Massachusetts. Mr. Greenwald has appeared on the Geraldo Live television show.

Areas of Practice

  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Business Organizations
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1971
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1970
  • Harpur College
    • B.A. - 1966

Published Works

  • Political Columnist, Times Herald Record
  • Independent Republican
  • Sullivan County Democrat


  • Associate Professor, Sullivan County Community College
  • Professor, Orange County Community College

Past Employment Positions

  • Wurtsboro, Mayor

Pro Bono Activities

  • Host and Commentator, Political Forum, Cable 6 Television
  • Talk Show Host, WALL Radio