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Gregory Sheindlin
Gregory Sheindlin
New York, NY
In 1989, Gregory Sheindlin began his career as a prosecutor in Manhattan. He worked in the Trial Division prosecuting violent and white collar crimes and later in the Investigation Division prosecuting international organized crime involved in narcotics manufacturing, distribution and money laundering.

In 1994, Gregory Sheindlin became trial counsel for Chubb insurance company. He handled general liability cases involving motor vehicles, construction, residential and commercial properties, elevators, public transportation, products liability, medical negligence, dog bites, property damage and insurance coverage. He also handled director and officer liability cases involving discrimination, harassment, fraud, contract breaches and fiduciary duty violations.

From 1998 through the present, Gregory Sheindlin has been in private practice. He represents clients with claims arising out of serious personal injuries, wrongful death, construction incidents, civil rights' violations, criminal matters and other areas. (See Practice Areas)

From 2016 through the present date, Gregory Sheindlin has been on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

From 2017 through the present date, Gregory Sheindlin has been on the Board of Directors for The Phoenix. The Phoenix has provided assistance in the form of a sober active community to more than 26,000 people who are recovering from substance abuse disorder. It is the largest and fastest growing sober active community in the nation. (

In 2008, Gregory Sheindlin volunteered for Lawyers Without Borders to be an independent legal observer for the "Caprivi trial" in the country of Namibia (Located on Africa's west coast). The Caprivi trial involved approximately 200 defendants being prosecuted for high treason and murder based on their alleged attempt to create an independent country in the Caprivi region. It is the longest criminal trial in history, spanning over fifteen (15) years. In Namibia, Mr. Sheindlin also worked with the Bernard Nordkamp Centre involved with educating and caring for Namibian children. Through the present date, Mr. Sheindlin is on the Board of Directors for Kids in Namibia Deserve Love and Encouragement (KINDLE).Gregory Sheindlin has studied martial arts for over twenty years.

In 2002, he was awarded the rank of san dan (2nd degree black belt) in Seido Karate. He continues training in several disciplines through the present date. For approximately five years, Mr. Sheindlin was a volunteer instructor at Young Adult Institute (YAI) in Manhattan teaching martial arts to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Gregory Sheindlin lives in New York City with his wife and children.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
* Brain Injuries
* Construction site Injuries
* Motor Vehicle Collisions
* Wrongful Death - Plaintiff
* Trucking Accidents
* Bicycle Accidents
* Commercial and Residential Property Accidents
* Public Transportation Accidents
* Elevator/Escalator Accidents
* Unsafe Products
* Medical Malpractice

Civil Rights Violations
* Police Misconduct
* Unlawful Arrests
* Wrongful Imprisonment
* Malicious Prosecution
* Abuse of Process
* Assaults
* Violations of 42 USC 1983

Criminal Defense Matters
* Violent Crimes
* White Collar Crimes
* Drug Crimes


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1989
  • State University of New York at Albany
    • B.A. - 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • New York State Trial Lawyer's Association (NYSTLA)
  • AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group (TBILG)
  • North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS)
  • Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS)
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL)
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (NYSATL)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • International Brain Injury Association (IBIA)
  • State of California Bar Association (SCBA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)

A History Of Success On Behalf Of Injury Victims

Brain Injury




Motor Vehicle




Professional Memberships & Organizations

Million Dollar | Advocates Forum
Brain Injury Association Of New York State
North American Brain Injury Society
International Brain Injury Association
New York State Academy Of Trial Lawyers
New York State Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
American Association For Justice
Consumer Attorneys of California
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
The State Bar of California
Multi-Million Dollar | Advocates Forum