Craig B. Greenfield is a well-respected healthcare attorney, mediator and arbitrator with over 20 years of experience in facilitating the resolution of, and resolving, commercial and healthcare disputes. Craig has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in dispute resolution and has maintained the prestigious Martindale Hubbell “AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0” for his competence and integrity since 2004.
In addition, Craig was voted a New York area “Top Rated Lawyer” in 2012, one of the “Best Lawyers in New York in Healthcare” in 2013 and a “Legal Eagle” by the Long Island Pulse magazine from 2010- 2012. Craig’s arbitration and mediation proceedings have involved disputes between a wide array of healthcare entities, including providers, insurers, service providers, network delivery systems, employees, practice management companies, acquirers and investors and technology companies. Craig has extensive experience with resolving issues arising out of complex contracts and multi-party transactions and relationships. Craig provides services in matters pending throughout the country. In addition to facilitating the resolution of healthcare disputes, Craig has been called upon to serve as an arbitrator and a mediator in national consumer and commercial disputes. Craig is often privately engaged but is also an active member of several national arbitration panels including those of the American Health Lawyers Association, FORUM and the American Arbitration Association.
Craig regularly receives accolades for his work in healthcare dispute resolution. Recent endorsements include this from the Chair of the litigation department of a renowned national healthcare law firm “Craig is persistent and creative in his approach to problem solving and possesses a deep understanding of healthcare, its players and, most importantly, the issues that those players confront in their dealings with each other” and this from the director of the American Health Lawyers Association ADR program “The AHLA Dispute Resolution Service strives to provide arbitrators with the subject matter expertise required to reach informed decisions and the breadth of experience needed to be perceived by both sides as fair and balanced. Craig Greenfield owes his success to having these qualifications.”
Craig received his undergraduate education in honors government and business at the State University at Albany, from which he graduated Cum Laude. Craig also attended McGill University for one and one half years as a visiting scholar at the Bronfman Management School and received the prestigious Scarlet Key Award. Craig received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School, where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for outstanding work in the study of Legal Medicine. Craig has also been an Adjunct Professor at Farmingdale College and a guest lecturer at New York Law School. Among other publications, Craig has authored pieces for the New York Times, The New York Law Journal and The Long Island Business News and is frequently called upon to give presentations.
Craig is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Long Island Chapter and has served on the boards of several other regional charitable organizations, including the Emergency Children's Help Organization and The MagnaCare Foundation.