A long record of winning
Stanley Greenberg is a nationally recognized criminal defense lawyer
in Los Angeles. He defends individuals and corporations accused
or suspected of white-collar crimes—before federal and state courts, grand juries and regulatory agencies and courts of appeal. On behalf of his clients, he has been winning acquittals
and dismissed charges for more than 30 years.
Dedicated to every client’s cause.
Stanley Greenberg understands what it means to be threatened with
the loss of your liberty. Patient, empathetic and supremely knowledgeable,
he works hard on his clients’ behalf. Utilizing strategies
proven in hundreds of successful legal defenses, he will devote
his energies to winning your freedom.
Committed to keeping clients well-informed.
Stanley Greenberg is a communicator. He knows that establishing
an appropriate defense strategy depends on keeping clients in the
loop. Mr. Greenberg returns phone calls promptly and consults with
clients on all important decisions. He makes a point of sending
clients a copy of all relevant documents and correspondence, accompanied
by an explanatory note in laymen’s language.
Respected by his peers.
Stanley Greenberg was voted “Southern California Super Lawyer”
from 2004-2018, and has been listed in every edition of The
Best Lawyers in America—the nation’s preeminent peer-reviewed
referral guide—since 1983. The Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory,
which reflects the confidential opinions of Los Angeles-area lawyers
and judges, has named Stanley Greenberg “a preeminent attorney
in the field of criminal law.”
Powerful defense strategies in high-profile
Stanley Greenberg has successfully represented defendants in the
Tropicana-Stardust skimming cases (Kansas City & Las Vegas);
the multi-million-dollar Mineral State Bank check kiting fraud case
(Nevada); the Alliance Insurance RICO/fraud prosecution of civil
attorneys (San Diego); and the nine-month Jewelry Center money laundering
case (Los Angeles), a spin-off of Operation Polarcap.
Mr. Greenberg’s most notorious defendant was Richard W. Miller,
the first FBI Agent indicted for providing classified documents
to the Soviet Union. Over a period of seven years, Mr. Greenberg
succeeded in reversing the U.S. District Court four times [U.S.
v. Richard W. Miller, 874 F.2d 1255 (9th Cir. 1985)]. Initially
facing life in prison, Mr. Miller now lives in freedom with a new
family and a new career.
California State Bar. 1972
Missouri State Bar, 1966
Colorado State Bar, 1989
U.S. Supreme Court, 1969
U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1969
Numerous federal district courts and courts of appeal
Expert legal consultant to CBS news during the trial of People v.
Lectures on the criminal defense system, at law schools of the University
of Southern California, Pepperdine University and Loyola Marymount
National Association of Criminal Defense
Board of Directors (six-year term)
Chairman and co-chairman of numerous committees
Organizer and moderator of 1998 Continuing Legal Education conference
seminar, “Post-Daubert Strategies for Winning Cases with Experts
Co-organizer of annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar
American Bar Association
Criminal Justice Council of the Criminal Justice Section
Defense Function Committee, Criminal Justice Section, White Collar
Criminal Justice Standards Committee, Task Force on the Prosecutorial
Role in Investigations, Criminal Justice Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association
White Collar Crime Committee
Assistant United States Attorney, Los Angeles (1970-1974);
Fraud and Special Prosecutions Unit
Military Legal Experience
Legal counsel to criminal investigative task forces reviewing alleged
war crimes committed in My Lai, Vietnam, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation
Division Agency, Washington, D.C. (1969-70)
Staff judge advocate and assistant staff judge advocate, defending
and prosecuting soldiers accused of serious crimes in general courts-martial,
Cam Ranh Bay and Cu Chi, Vietnam (1968-1969)
Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Fort Campbell, KY (1967-1968)
J.D., University of Missouri, 1966; managing editor, Missouri Law
A.B., University of Missouri, 1963; political science, history and
Visiting Professor, Fall 2017
Nicolaus Copernicus School of Law
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