Mr. Greifer regularly handles matrimonial matters involving large and complex marital estates and has a well-earned reputation for strategic thinking, financial acumen and successful representation of clients in all facets of matrimonial litigation.
Mr. Greifer’s litigation track record and professional reputation often fosters a conducive
environment for settlement without the need for litigation, although if litigation is necessary, he is
an effective, efficient and tireless advocate and is widely recognized as a highly skilled trial
lawyer. Mr. Greifer also has extensive experience and is adept in the negotiation and
preparation of prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements.
“He is a truly fantastic lawyer” states a market insider.
Mr. Greifer receives Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ratings for both legal ability and ethical standards and he has been regularly selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine, is ranked as one of New York’s “Best Lawyers” by New York Magazine and Best Lawyers and is one of only a small group of matrimonial lawyers recognized by Chambers and Partners. He was also selected as the New York City Divorce Lawyer of the Year by Corporate LiveWire in both 2014 and 2015. Mr. Greifer has also authored several articles and lectured to the matrimonial bar on issues of interest to fellow practitioners.
“There's only one person in the universe I'd like to co-counsel with and that's Jad Greifer. He is a really smart guy and very effective as an advocate.”
Prior to forming Cohen Clair Lans Greifer & Simpson, Mr. Greifer founded Clair, Greifer LLP with Bernard Clair in September 2004.
Mr. Greifer graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1995 and Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University in 1992. He lives in New York City with his wife and has two children in college.