Committee Chairs

Henry Greenberg, Esq. 
PRESIDENT-ELECT AND COMMITTEE Co-Chair

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Henry M. “Hank” Greenberg of Albany, a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is President-elect of the New York State Bar Association. 
Greenberg concentrates his practice on civil litigation, criminal and civil investigations, and regulatory and ad-ministrative law. He is a former counsel to the New York State Attorney General, general counsel for the New York State Department of Health, and federal prosecutor. Among other government posts, he also served as a law clerk to then-Associate Judge (later Chief Judge) Judith S. Kaye of the N.Y. Court of Appeals.
Previously, he served in the State Bar’s House of Delegates as vice-president of the Third Judicial District, and was a chair of the Committee on the New York State Constitution; co-chair of the Committee on Court Structure and Operations; and chair of the Legislative Policy Committee, Steven C. Krane Special Committee on Law School Loan Assistance for Public Interest (SLAP), and Committee on Attorneys in Public Service. He is the current chair of the New York State Third Department Judicial Screening Committee, a member of the Statewide Judicial Screening Committee, and counsel to the New York State Commission on Judicial Nomination, which nominates New York’s Court of Appeals judges. 
He is a vice chair of The Historical Society of the New York’s Courts, a life fellow of the New York Bar Founda-tion, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the New York State Judicial Institute on Profes-sionalism in the Law and the Advisory Group of the New York State and Federal Judicial Council.
He is a frequent lecturer and has written articles and book chapters on a range of legal subjects.
Greenberg obtained degrees from the University of Chicago, with honors, and Syracuse University College of Law, cum laude.

EDWINA FRANCES MARTIN

COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR
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Edwina Frances Martin is the legislative and budget director for New York City Councilwoman Debi Rose (49th Council District). She previously served as director of communications and government relations for Legal Services NYC.A six-year member of the State Bar, Martin was a member of the House of Delegates for four years. She co-chairs the Committee on Legal Aid and the Steven C. Krane Special Committee on Student Loan Assistance in the Public Interest. She also is a member of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Committee on Lawyers in Transition and the Membership Committee.Martin graduated from Williams College and earned her law degree from New York University Law School.