Ira Greenberg is an attorney in New York City in general practice and of counsel to the law firm Leavitt & Kerson, specializing in elderlaw. He is former counsel to Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan and worked for the New York State Assembly from 1987 to 2003, providing counsel on transportation issues, especially those relating to the MTA Capital Programs. While with the legislature he worked on laws involving procurement, public participation, and safety. As a proponent of improved public transportation for Queens, he has worked to secure commitments that the East Side Access project would result in increased service for the borough. Mr. Greenberg, served as chairman of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and lives in Sunnyside, Queens. Mr. Greenberg is admitted to the New York State Bar and is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where he received his juris doctor. He received his Master of Public Administration degree from Baruch College, CUNY, and his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago.