Leading Washington, DC law firm GKG Law, P.C. announced today that after 52 years of practice, Transportation, Trade & Logistics Practice Group Principal Edward D. Greenberg '68 will be retiring from his full-time law practice on December 31. Greenberg will remain of counsel at GKG Law in 2021, advising the firm’s clients and partners as transportation-related needs arise.
“It has been a privilege to practice law alongside Ed for the past 11 years and he will be greatly missed within the firm and by his clients,” said GKG Law Transportation, Trade & Logistics Principal Tom Wilcox. “Ed’s prolific career and accumulated expertise in many facets of transportation law is truly inspiring to other practitioners, and his solid reputation in the transportation industry is well-deserved. He will forever remain one of the heads of the GKG Law family.”
Greenberg spent much of his legal career representing diverse groups of clients engaged in transportation and international trade in a wide variety of administrative, corporate, export controls, litigation, government contracts and white-collar issues. He has represented his individual and trade association clients before a large number of federal agencies, including the Federal Maritime Commission, Surface Transportation Board, Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Transportation, Department of Justice, and various federal and state courts throughout the country. Among Greenberg’s corporate clients are major industrial rail shippers, oil companies, and numerous international freight forwarders. Further, Greenberg served as general counsel to the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. for 35 years. American Shipper noted in this recent feature article that Greenberg’s work in this role “helped improve standing and recognition of the non-vessel-operating common carriers industry in Washington.”
In recognition of Greenberg’s pioneering work in transportation, he was selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 and 2021 in the field of Transportation Law. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Transportation Law, Transportation Lawyers Association, Maritime Administrative Bar Association and Energy Bar Association. He also served as a contributing editor for Inbound Logistics.
Greenberg earned his JD from Catholic University School of Law and his BA from Johns Hopkins University. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court, Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.