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About me

Practice limited to the defense of white collar and serious criminal accusations at investigative, trial and appeal stages in state and federal courts.


  • I do not handle DWI/DUI cases. 

  • I do not give free consultations.

  • I do not provide free answers to legal questions, either here or by telephone.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    33 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 50%

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  • A Jordan Rushie

    Imagine you or a family member was implicated in a very, very serious criminal matter. A matter where you needed the best, most experienced, and dedicated lawyer to defend the case at all costs. Not someone who would hold your hand, mince words, or get scared in the courtroom. You want a seasoned, experienced, extremely effective lawyer who will defend the case to the absolute extent it can be. Scott Greenfield is that lawyer.


    A Rushie Internet Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Eric Turkewitz

    Top notch trial lawyer, well respected in the NYC community. I hope to hell I never need his services. I've recommended him several times to those that need criminal defense counsel.


    Eric Turkewitz Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Scott H. Greenfield, Esq.

801 Second Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY, 10017


NYCurrently registered 198303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Curmudgeon of the Year, 2014Jake DiMare Foundation2014
Disruptive Technology Disruptor#ReinventTheNewNormaloftheFutureofLaw2014
White Cadillac Hall of FameUnwashed Advocate2013
Best Writer Award, Honorable MentionSimple Justice2013
Most Hated LawyerNational Association of Scummy Legal Marketeers2013
Fluttershy Friendship is Magic Avvo Sucks AwardHarvard Brony Alliance2013
Blawg 100 Hall of FameABA Law Journal2012
ABA Blawg 100ABA Journal2011
Presidential CommendationNYSACDL2005
Presidential CommendationNYSACDL2003
Presidential CommendationNYSACDL2002
Presidential CommendationNYSACDL2001
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell1992
Who's Who in the WorldMarquisN/A
Who's Who in AmericaMarquisN/A
Who's Who in American LawMarquisN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselHull McGuire, PC2010 - Present
Of CounselKravet & Vogel, LLP2008 - Present
PrincipalScott H. Greenfield, Esq.1992 - Present
N/AMeyer & Greenfield1983 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cardozo Law SchoolFaculty Intensive Trial Advoacy Program2004 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
New York State Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President1985 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1985 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
New York Criminal Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stern v. BluestonePrevailed in New York Cout of Appeals
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Publication nameTitleDate
Simple JusticeAvvo: Up to 5, Down from 102012
Simple JusticeAvvo's Turn for the Worst2011
Judicial ReportsSo You Want My Help?2007
New York TimesLaughing and Learning2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
Cornell UniversityN/AOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationSurviving the Ethics Free Zone2013
Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual MeetingCrossing the Eyewitness2013
SuperconferencePreparing for Corporate Investigations2010
SuperconferenceDealing with the Slackoisie2009
SpeakerFederal SentencingN/A
Lecturer, NYSACDLContinuing Legal EducationN/A
Lecturer, Columbia University Law SchoolHigh Profile Case SeriesN/A
Faculty, Cardozo Law SchoolIntensive Trial Advocacy ProgramN/A
Continuing Legal EducationEthics - The Lawyer's Tactical DutyN/A