Judah D. Greenblatt
In 2018, Mr. Greenblatt opened Greenblatt Law LLC and undertook extensive training to become a Mediator and Arbitrator including 4 days of Basic Mediation training and 3 days of Advanced Commercial Mediation training by the NYC Bar Association, 3 days of Arbitration training with the AAA and 1 day of Arbitration Training by the New Jersey Bar Association.
From 2018 to the present, Mr. Greenblatt has either Mediated or Arbitrated cases in the following areas: contracts, construction, real estate, partnership, FSLA, ADA, CFA, labor law, personal injury, car loans, bank loans, consumer transactions and financial transactions. Parties who have utilized Mr. Greenblatt’s Mediation or Arbitration services include banks and their customers, restaurants and their employees, car dealerships and their customers, partnerships and their partners, contractors and their laborers, supermarkets and their employees, art galleries and their artists, vendors and their customers and coops and their tenants.
Mr. Greenblatt is a member of: the Mediation Panel for the United State District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; the Mediation Panel for the New York County Supreme Court; the Mediation Panels for the AAA consumer, commercial and construction divisions; the Arbitration Panel for the United State District Court for the Eastern District of New York; the Arbitration Panel for the Bergen County Superior Court; and the Arbitration Panels for the AAA consumer, commercial and construction divisions.
From 1986 to 2018, Judah D. Greenblatt specialized in construction litigation. In 1986, Mr. Greenblatt joined the New York firm of McDonough, Marcus, Cohn & Tretter, LLC and became a member of that firm in 1994. In 1997, Mr. Greenblatt left McDonough to co-found Greenblatt, Softness & Lesser, LLP. In 2007, Mr. Greenblatt co-founded Greenblatt Lesser LLP and retired from active practice in 2018 to become a Mediator and an Arbitrator.
Prior to retiring as a litigator, Mr. Greenblatt successfully tried cases in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and New York. Clients included owners, developers, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals and sureties. Cases involved contract balances, extra work, delay damages, lost profits, wrongful termination, design defects and construction defects. Projects included Hudson Yards, NYC coops, South Ferry terminal, Macombs Dam Bridge, Walt Wittman Bridge, Bowery Bay water pollution treatment plant, Flushing Bay water pollution treatment plant, Croton Reservoir, Police Academy, Governors Island and Mercer County Community College.
Mr. Greenblatt is a 1981 graduate of Rutgers University and a 1984 graduate of Washington College of Law. He received his licenses to practice law in the State Courts of New Jersey and New York in 1985 and in the State Court of Connecticut in 1994. Mr. Greenblatt also received licenses to practice in the Federal Courts for the District of New Jersey in 1985, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1986, Eastern District of Michigan in 2004, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1997 and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 2002.
He does pro bono work for the Women’s Rights Information Center in Englewood, New Jersey and for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and New York County Supreme Court.
Judah Greenblatt is an avid triathlete, having competed in sprint, olympic and ironman distance events. He is also a long distance runner having completed several half and full marathons.