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Barbara Greenberg

Barbara Greenberg is a partner in the law firm of Greenberg and Greenberg. Barbara has vast experience representing singles and couples - including same sex couples when permitted by law - with domestic and international adoptions. She also represents birth mothers who want to place their child for adoption.

In addition to her skills as an adoption attorney, Barbara performs investigatory research related to adoption matters. Barbara was the principal researcher for the book The Baby Brokers authored by Lynne McTaggart. She served as a researcher for Bernard Gavser formerly an NBC TV investigative journalist who won several Emmy awards for adoption issues including a segment called "Baby Laundering." Barbara Greenberg is also co-author of the chapter on international adoption in Adoption Law in New York, published by New York State Bar Association.

She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association (AILA) and has served as a mentor and advisor to the attorneys within that Association on innumerable issues and aspects of International Adoption.

Barbara is the proud recipient of the Hispanic Counseling Center's Humanitarian of the year award, as well as the recipient of several citations from Nassau County, the Town of Hempstead and the State of New York.

Barbara is a co-founder and director of the not-for-profit organization People Need Caring. Founded 31 years ago, People Need Caring is dedicated to meeting the medical and other needs of orphaned children and impoverished people worldwide.

She is a frequent speaker on adoption issues for the Adoptive Parent Committee, American Fertility Association, Resolve and the Jewish Child Care Association (JCCA) Ametz Program, among others.

Barbara Greenberg received a Bachelor's degree from New York University and Masters Degree in Humanities from Hofstra University and her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. She serves as a member of the Alumni Board of Hofstra University School of Law. She is admitted to both the Bar of New York and New Jersey.

Hear From Our Clients

See How We've Helped Families Come Together
  • “We will be forever grateful to the Greenbergs for bringing us together as a family.”

    The Drew Family

  • “It made me smile because my love for my son will be for infinity and so will yours for him.”

    Danielle O.

  • “Working with James was a HUGE blessing.”

    Former Client

  • “The best thing that Barbara and Joel ever did was make a community of adopted children. ”

    K. Barnett

  • “I would tell anyone if they want to grow their family through adoption that the Greenberg's can help them.”


  • “James Greenberg is our favorite lawyer EVER!”

    Former Client

  • “My sincere thanks to the Greenberg family for brining my son HOME!”


  • “Every step of the way, Joel was always available to us, walking us through the application process.”

    Mary Ann, Ray and Kim

Why Turn to Greenberg & Greenberg?

We Have an Extensive History of Success in Adoption Matters
  • We have been representing families in NY and beyond for over 40 years.

  • We have assisted over 6,000 families through the adoptoin process.

  • We provide both domestic and international adoption assistance.

  • We help singles, married couples, and same-sex partners start their families.

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