Greg Shaffer

Personal Injury Attorney

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.

Admitted:

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Litigated throughout the 50 States


Area of Emphasis:

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Railroad Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Asbestos
  • Identity Theft
  • Privacy Rights
  • Cybersecurity

Special Designations:

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Education:

  • Boston University, B.A.
  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D.