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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Nominates William Greenberg to the United States Court of Appeal for Veterans Claims

 WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama announced today his intent to nominate William S. Greenberg as a Judge to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

 President Obama said, “I am confident that Mr. Greenberg will greatly serve the American people in his new role and I look forward to working with him in the months and years to come.”

William S. Greenberg, Nominee for Judge, United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
William S. Greenberg is currently a Partner at McCarter & English, LLP, a position he has held since 1993.  He served in the Reserve Components of the United States Army for 27 years, rising to the rank of Brigadier General.  From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Greenberg served as Chairman of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).  From 2009 to 2011, he was the Chairman of the Reserve Forces Policy Board at the Department of Defense.  In 2006, he founded the NJSBA Military Legal Assistance Program, which provides legal assistance to recent veterans.  Mr. Greenberg received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service in 2011 and was named New Jersey Lawyer of the Year in 2009 by the New Jersey Law Journal.  He is also an Adjunct Professor of Military Law at Seton Hall University School of Law.  Mr. Greenberg received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.