Lewis & Greer, P.C.


510 Haight Avenue, Suite 202
Poughkeepsie, NY   12603
Telephone:  845.454.1200


Member of the firm.

Email: J. Scott Greer

Mr. Greer, who worked as a hod carrier, mason, and fork lift driver during his college days, has been representing the construction industry and business interests as an advisor and litigator for over 30 years.

Practice Areas:

Trial and Appellate Litigation in State and Federal Courts; Construction Law; Commercial Law; Corporate Law; Business Law; Labor Law.


1985, New York; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1987, U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York; 1991, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1998, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 2003, United States Supreme Court.


State University of New York at Albany (B.A.), magna cum laude, 1981; Albany Law School of Union University (J.D.), 1984.

Professional Activities and Associations:

  • American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals for Construction and Commercial Disputes, 2007-present

  • Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation, Business Development Committee, 2014-present

  • Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair Employer Resource Committee, 2014-present

  • Marist College Red Fox Club, Board of Directors, 2014-present

  • Co-Author: “New York Mechanics’ Lien and Construction Claims, Lorman Education Services, March 1998

  • Special Counsel to New York State Assemblyman Stephen Saland, Minority Leader Codes Committee, 1985-1990

  • Special Counsel to New York State Senator Stephen Saland, 1991-1992

  • Director, Family Services of Dutchess County, 1988-1993 

  • Family Services, Inc., Advisory Council, 1993-2000

  • Director, Catharine Street Community Center, 2001-2007, 2008-2014


  • Dutchess County Bar Association (Judicial Review Committee)

  • New York State Bar Association (Member: Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Executive Committee; Dispute Resolution Section)

  • American Bar Association (Member: Construction Industry Forum; Litigation Section; Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section)

  • Associated Builders & Contractors (Empire Chapter)

  • New York State Association of General Building Contractors


Locate Us

Our offices are located in Poughkeepsie, New York,
in the Arlington section of Poughkeepsie,
just three blocks from Vassar College.



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