Alan A. Greenberg - Greenberg Gross LLP

Alan A. Greenberg

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Alan Greenberg is an accomplished trial attorney who handles high-stakes and complex cases, with an emphasis on finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and other business matters.  He has been trying cases for 25 years since moving to Orange County from New York, where he started his legal career as a transactional lawyer on Wall Street.

Alan has been named to The Best Lawyers in America and Southern California Super Lawyers,and has a Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent, 5.0 out of 5.0.

Among his significant trial victories, Alan, along with partner Wayne Gross, obtained a jury verdict of more than $50.3 million in a case involving real estate development joint ventures in Hollywood, California [Law360 - How They Won It].  The verdict was listed by The Recorder as one of the Top 10 California jury verdicts for 2011.

Before co-founding Greenberg Gross, LLP, Alan was Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group at the Orange County office of Greenberg Traurig, one of the largest law firms in the United States.

Alan served as the 2014-2015 Chair of the Judiciary Committee of the Orange County Bar Association.

Cornell UniversityAB 1985Boston University School of LawJ.D. 1988
Federal Bar Association/Orange CountyJudiciary Committee of the Orange County Bar AssociationAssociation of Business Trial LawyersOrange County Bar FoundationCornell Alumni Association of Orange County

Case History

Significant Representations
  • Obtained $50.3 million jury verdict, including $34 million in punitive damages, for real estate developer on counterclaim arising out of repudiation by client’s partner of joint venture to own and redevelop the Hollywood Palladium and three other prominent properties in Hollywood, California.
  • Obtained jury verdict for punitive damages of more than $1 million in corporate sabotage case against client’s competitor.
  • Obtained judgment in excess of $1.5 million in trial relating to financing of medical accounts receivable.
  • Obtained defense verdict in jury trial for digital marketing company which was sued for alleged fraud and breach of contract.
  • Successful defense of antitrust, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO), and unfair trade practices cases.
  • Successful representation of banks and financial institutions, including asset recovery cases and defense of claims for lender liability.

Office Location

650 Town Center Drive, Suite 1750
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
United States


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation