Lawrence S. Greenwald - Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Lawrence S. Greenwald

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Larry Greenwald is the senior member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on complex litigation, both trials and appeals, including multi-state litigation.  He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1964. Between 1964 and 1966, he served in the United States Army, achieving the rank of Infantry Captain. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1965 and the Maryland Bar in 1969.

Between 1966 and 1969, Larry served as a trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1982. In 2001, Larry was selected as one of ten "Lawyers of the Year" by Lawyers Weekly USA, which selected the attorneys from the more than a million lawyers throughout the country who had a "noticeable impact on the law and legal system in this country." He also has been recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America," has received the Daily Record’s “Leadership In Law” award, and has been named as a Maryland “Super Lawyer.”  Also, "Best Lawyers in America" has named him as the 2012 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking & Finance and the 2013 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Real Estate. 

Since joining Gordon Feinblatt in 1969, Larry has served as lead counsel in a broad spectrum of cases. Many of them have involved issues of first impression and significant constitutional litigation. He has argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.  

Larry has litigated in the areas of real estate, contracts, corporations and partnerships, and torts such as fraud and misrepresentation. He has handled more specialized litigation in the areas of employment, construction, banking, financial services, environmental, antitrust, securities and health care law. He also has handled cases involving medical, legal and accounting malpractice, and has defended clients in criminal cases, including Medicaid and mail fraud, arson, vehicular manslaughter and assault on a federal officer.

Most recently, Larry has served as lead litigation counsel in defending a group of financial service companies in class action lawsuits and arbitration in several states.  Also, Larry has served as national trial and appellate counsel defending a firearms manufacturer in nationwide litigation brought by New York State and various municipalities and individuals. He has served as lead counsel in multi-state litigation defending a Roman Catholic order of priests in child abuse cases. He also has served as lead trial and appellate counsel in multi-state financial services litigation.  He also has served as a mediator and arbitrator in a variety of cases.

Larry is a member of ADR Maryland, a panel of highly-experienced and widely-respected neutral Maryland attorneys who are trained and skilled in alternative dispute resolution practices.  ADR Maryland members are all AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and have extensive and diverse litigation and courtroom experience.

University of PennsylvaniaBS 1961Harvard University Law SchoolLL.B 1964

Client Comments

"Lawrence Greenwald is a lawyer's lawyer. He is absolutely one of the best appellate practice attorneys I have ever seen. His trial strategy, impeccable preparation, experience, skill, and client-oriented advocacy are a model for any attorney to follow."

-Jeffrey Reh
Beretta USA Corp.

"We are a New York firm with access to all the well known New York litigation firms, and nonetheless we use Larry Greenwald of the Baltimore firm of Gordon Feinblatt for all our litigation needs. He is as smart and thoughtful a lawyer as we have ever come across."

-Marc Yassky
Shopco Properties/Yassky Properties

"Mr. Greenwald has handled substantially all Shopco matters brought to the firm, and we have sought his services over many years because of his reliability, thoroughness, and effectiveness. His communication skills are excellent, and his powers of observation, analysis, and presentation are exceptional. For as long as he is practicing, Mr. Greenwald will always be Shopco's first choice for litigation services."

Office Location

The Garrett Building
233 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3332
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration of the Baltimore Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Real Estate of the Baltimore Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking and Finance of the Baltimore Metro Area
Lawrence S. Greenwald has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Lawrence S. Greenwald has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Lawrence S. Greenwald has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Real Estate