Cliff Greenberg, Esq.
Cliff Greenberg, Esq, has devoted his entire legal career to helping children and families. After graduating from the George Washington University School of Law, he joined the Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Division in Manhattan as a Law Guardian, where he worked tirelessly to ensure that the city's foster children were protected and placed in loving, permanent homes. To date, he has helped over 4,000 New Yorkers adopt the children they love. His work was recognized by The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute with the 2011 “Angels in Adoption” Award.
Cliff regularly lectures at over 20 foster care agencies, as well as at statewide adoption conferences and meetings, including the Administration for Children’s Services Circle of Support gatherings, where he educates prospective adoptive parents about the legal process. He is the author of three children’s books on adoption and has donated hundreds of copies to New York agencies and advocacy groups.
As the resident legal expert of the monthly Family Law Clinic at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in Greenwich Village, he is extremely proud of his work with same-sex couples and has recently completed a new children’s book about a young girl’s adoption by two loving mothers. Cliff strongly feels that LGBTQ equality is “the civil rights movement of our generation.” He encourages agencies and the adoption community to “embrace the change and live the dream.”
Apart from being a single father to his two young children, adoption is the love of Cliff’s life and his efforts to help loving families puts him in the forefront of adoption attorneys in the Empire State.
(Please Note: Mr. Greenberg can only answer legal questions that pertain to the state of New York, the state in which his practice is currently licensed.)