Murray A. Greenberg
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Murray Greenberg has over 45 years of experience in municipal law, having spent 35 years in the Miami-Dade County Attorney’s Office, including 27 years as either County Attorney or First Assistant County Attorney. He represented the County in a number of high profile cases in both state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels, including the 2000 Presidential election cases (Bush v. Gore), the litigation surrounding the County’s bilingualism ordinance, and challenges under the federal Voting Rights Act relating to the districting of the County Commission. He also drafted and defended many provisions of the current County charter.
Upon retiring as County Attorney, Murray was affiliated with a major law firm, where he served as Special Counsel to several municipalities and other governmental entities in South Florida. He also is a certified mediator and arbitrator. Additionally he has served for almost 40 years as an adjunct professor at numerous law schools – including Florida International University, St. Thomas University, and the University of Miami – teaching courses in State and Local Government, State and Local Taxation, and Election Law.
Murray received his BA in Political Science and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Murray has served as a member of a Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force and a Florida Bar Grievance Committee. He currently serves as President of the Good Government Initiative, an affiliate of the University of Miami, and is a member of the Mayor’s Election Advisory Group and the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library.
Murray, the father of two and grandfather of six, resides in Pinecrest with his wife.