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A long record of winning successful rulings.
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 cases.
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.


Bar Admissions
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

Legal Consulting
Expert legal consultant to CBS news during the trial of People v. O.J. Simpson.

Guest Lecturing
Lectures on the criminal defense system, at law schools of the University of Southern California, Pepperdine University and Loyola Marymount University.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
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 & Forensics”
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 Crime Committee
Criminal Justice Standards Committee, Task Force on the Prosecutorial Role in Investigations, Criminal Justice Section

Los Angeles County Bar Association
White Collar Crime Committee

Prosecutorial Experience
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 Review
A.B., University of Missouri, 1963; political science, history and English

Visiting Professor, Fall 2017
Nicolaus Copernicus School of Law
Torun, Poland


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