GREENBERG--Michael H. After a long and valiant battle, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2008. He will be greatly missed, and leaves behind his loving and devoted wife, Eulalia, sons, Peter and Edward, daughter-in-law, Carolina, and grandchildren, Lauren, Nicolette, Jordan and Emily. He also leaves behind one brother, David, and sister-in-law, Carol. Michael graduated with honors from Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1955, and later on from Harvard Law School in 1958, where he was the Editor of the Law Review. He won a fellowship to Europe to travel. There, while studying International Comparative Law in Luxembourg, he met his wife, Eulalia, a lawyer from Barcelona, Spain. The following year, his wife came as a Fullbright student to New York University Comparative Law Institute. There they were married. Michael clerked in the Southern District of New York for the Honorable Judge Charles Metzner before having a long and illustrious career as an attorney and arbitrator. He was currently working as a solo practitioner, where among other endeavors, he was of counsel to his sons' athlete representation firm, Peter E. Greenberg & Associates. He was on the Board of Directors of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce. He was very active in many community and legal institutions. A memorial service will be held on April 5th at 11:00am at the All Souls Church on Lexington Ave and E. 80th St. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Services. For additional information, please call Star of David Memorial Chapels at (631) 454-9600.
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Published in The New York Times on Mar. 23, 2008