Before joining Calcagni & Kanefsky, Greg served in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. As an Assistant Prosecutor, Greg was assigned to the Gangs and Narcotics Task Force, where he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting Hudson County’s highest-level criminal targets, including money laundering and narcotic distribution networks, street gangs, and firearm traffickers. Greg also served in the Trial Division and Special Victim’s Unit, where he prosecuted more than 500 cases and regularly tried felony matters before juries. Additionally, while serving in the Appellate Unit, Greg briefed and argued all manner of appeals.
Greg began his legal career as the judicial clerk for Judge Severiano Lisboa, III, of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Family Division, Hudson County.
Prior to law school, Greg was a right-handed pitcher for the New York Mets. Greg pitched for three minor-league teams in the Mets farm system and was awarded the Kingsport Mets Pitcher of the Year Award in 2006. Greg is proud to be the first professional baseball player of Tibetan descent.
Greg is an active member of Machik, a nonprofit organization focused on education and social innovation in Tibet. Greg has served as a program facilitator for the Machik Mentorship Program, and regularly speaks at Machik Weekend, an annual gathering for those who are passionate about civic engagement, social transformation, and the future of Tibet.
Greg also maintains an active pro bono practice. Greg provides his services to the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, a non-profit with a social mission to remove all barriers to employment for individuals returning from jail or prison. Greg has also represented victims of consumer fraud and indigent criminal defendants in both state and federal court.