Victor Greco joined O’Dwyer & Bernstien in 1986 and was elevated to Partner in 2000. A Senior Trial Lawyer, skilled negotiator and civil rights advocate, he has won jury verdicts and negotiated settlements totaling tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his personal injury clients, many of whom were seriously injured or died as a result of construction site accidents, excessive use of force by law enforcement, car and bus accidents, airplane accidents or product liability accidents.
Mr. Greco knows well the techniques and strategies insurance companies use to attempt to deny the money personal injury victims are entitled to and uses his experience to insure that his clients receive maximum compensation. Mr. Greco’s successes have been published in the New York VerdictSearch and the New York Law Journal.
Mr. Greco has been named as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the New York metropolitan area by The National Trial Lawyers and has been repeatedly recognized by his peers as a New York Super Lawyer in the field of Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Law, an honor bestowed upon the top 5 percent of New York metropolitan area attorneys in his practice area. As a result of the numerous large awards he was won for his clients, Mr. Greco also holds the distinction of being invited into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in this group is limited to those attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience and excellence in advocacy and have obtained judgments and settlements for their clients in excess of $1 million.
Mr. Greco’s long history of public service includes a year and a half as a VISTA volunteer where he organized communities in the barrios of South Texas and advocated for better delivery of services to disadvantaged neighborhoods. Before joining O’Dwyer & Bernstien, Mr. Greco worked in the public sector advocating for the rights of crime victims and assisting victims of domestic violence throughout New York City. He also performed valuable work for the Legal Aid Society and the New York City Commission on Human Rights. Mr. Greco continues to perform volunteer work for various non-profit organizations in his community and assists in helping a diverse range of people in various types of circumstances.
Mr. Greco is a member of the inaugural class of CUNY Law at Queens College, the first law school dedicated to the service of public interest law. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and has taught trial practice to law students throughout New York City.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Labor Law
- Civil Rights Law
- Products Liability Law
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- New York
- City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, Flushing, New York
- Juris Doctor
- State University of New York, Binghamton, New York
- Bachelor of Arts
Honors and Awards
- Super Lawyers: 2007, 2010 – 2014