Greg Shaffer has the requisite experience and well-honed litigation skills
to handle complex cases. Greg is one of a small group of trial lawyers
that have been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and has successfully
argued many trials and appellate matters on factually complicated and
highly contested legal issues on behalf of hundreds of injured clients
and their families. A former investigator, Greg ascertains and identifies
the pertinent facts necessary to prove these complex cases. And, as an
accomplished litigator, he is able to advance cases from inception, through
discovery, motions, trials, and if necessary, appellate action. Adept
at supervising large caseloads, Greg is able to marshal resources and
personnel to prosecute and resolve matters with multiple parties and multiple
clients, while still ensuring that each client gets the attention and
care they need. He has secured tens of millions-of-dollars for his clients
in both high profile and more common cases.
Greg has long made
people his priority having served Trial Lawyers Care as an advocate for victims
of the 9-11 disaster and as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children
and a chairperson for a Child Placement Review Board. For his ongoing
efforts, Greg received the 2004 Public Justice Achievement Award.
He has contributed to Trial, Dictum, and the Star-Ledger. He has appeared
on Eyewitness News, and has been mentioned in the New York Times, the
Record, and the New Jersey Lawyer.
Litigated throughout the 50 States
Area of Emphasis:
- Personal Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Railroad Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Lead Poisoning
- Identity Theft
- Privacy Rights
- Certified Civil Trial Attorney
- Boston University, B.A.
- Rutgers School of Law, J.D.