ARTHUR GREIG is an attorney practicing primarily in New York City, specializing in real estate trial practice and election law and appellate practice. He is a graduate of Tufts University and American University’s Washington College of Law. He has tried over 100 cases in New York courts to verdict, and has argued numerous appeals in the State and Federal Appellate Courts.
Earlier in his career, Arthur was a Bronx Assistant District Attorney, a Staff Counsel to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, and a Special Counsel to the Chairman of the New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee, concentrating primarily on the judiciary and court merger and other budget issues. He has also served as Special Counsel to the New York State Senate Democratic (Minority) Conference, concentrating in the areas of Redistricting and Reapportionment Litigation and other Elections and Ballot Access issues, as well as representing the Democratic State Senate Minority in Federal redistricting litigation.
In 2004, Arthur was one of the lead trial attorneys representing the intervening defendant New York County Democratic Committee in Brooklyn (Eastern District) Federal Court trial Lopez-Torres v. N.Y.S. Board of Elections, and was on the winning legal team which went on to successfully defend New York’s nominating convention system for State Supreme Court justices in both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States Supreme Court in 2008.
From 1997 to 2009, Arthur served as Law Chair of New York County Democratic Committee under the leadership of former county leader and former New York State Assemblyman and State Democratic Party Chair Herman D. Farrell, and over the years has successfully represented numerous city, state and federal candidates in ballot access and campaign finance cases around New York State.