Robert Grey is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, B.A. 1987 and St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1990. He is presently the managing partner of Grey & Grey, L.L.P., which represents workers in the areas of workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, personal injury, Long Term Disability, and other matters involving injury and disability. The firm has offices throughout the metropolitan area.
Robert has represented thousands of clients before the Workers’ Compensation Board, tried cases in State and Federal Court, and prosecuted appeals in State and Federal courts including the New York State Court of Appeals. He has also been involved in drafting legislation to provide workers’ compensation and pension benefits for World Trade Center rescue, recovery and clean-up workers.
Robert has presented continuing education programs from the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and many county bar associations. He is also a frequent lecturer for many local unions and for the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, where he serves as Treasurer. Robert is also the Outreach Committee Chair of the Mt. Sinai – Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine Advisory Board (which named him the 2008 Man of the Year). He has served as an adjunct professor at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, a technical advisor to the New York State September 11th Worker Protection Task Force, as a member of the New York State Insurance Department Advisory Committee to the Workers’ Compensation Reform Task Force, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board’s Advisory Committee, and the New York State Business Regulation Council to which he was appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly. Robert served as the Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Alliance from 2000 through 2018 and was elected as a Director of the Injured Workers Bar Association in 2019, where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors.
Robert has published many articles on workers’ compensation issues which have appeared in legal journals, the New York Law Journal, and the New York Times, among others. In 2008 he was the honoree of the Transport Workers Union Local 100 Widows & Orphans Fund.