Michael J. Greenberg

Michael J. Greenberg is an associate at Satterlee Stephens LLP concentrating in the area of Trusts & Estates.

Mr. Greenberg focuses on domestic and international estate planning, tax planning and estate administration. His experience covers issues related to closely-held businesses, retirement planning, estate planning for single adults, generation-skipping transfer tax matters, all varieties of trust agreements, and preparation of all documentation, including wills and tax returns.

He is also experienced in elder law, disability planning (including asset transfers, trusts and advance directives), Surrogate’s Court litigation, and special needs planning.

In addition to his firm practice, Mr. Greenberg serves as a Second Lieutenant / Judge Advocate in the New York Guard.  Mr. Greenberg earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Williams College and his law degree (J.D.) from Emory University School of Law.

Mr. Greenberg was selected by Super Lawyers 2018, 2017 as a Rising Star in Estate Planning and Probate. 1  The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at the Super Lawyers website

Professional Affiliations and Presentations:

Mr. Greenberg is the Legal Committee Chair of the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, which is a committee that helps patients and their families address a variety of legal and financial issues associated with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. In addition to speaking at Alzheimer’s Association events, he frequently gives public education seminars on estate planning and elder law throughout the New York metropolitan area.

  • 1. Selection to the Super Lawyers list is not subject to, nor does it indicate approval by, the courts to which Mr. Greenberg is admitted to practice. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Contact Information



(212) 404-8711


Practice Areas: 


Emory University School of Law (J.D.)
Williams College (B.A.)


New Jersey
New York