Stephen Greenberg tapped to lead Conference of Presidents

Ben Harris

(JTA) — New Jersey lawyer Stephen Greenberg was nominated as the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

An attorney with an extensive resume of Jewish communal involvement, Greenberg was recommended by the conference’s nominating committee to replace Robert Sugarman as chairman on June 1, 2015.

Greenberg is currently the chairman of the National Council Supporting Eurasian Jewry (formerly the National Conference for Soviet Jewry). He is also chair of the New Jersey Federal Judicial Selection Committee and was the chief executive of Net2Phone, an Internet telephone communications firm. He is currently counsel to McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, a New Jersey-based law firm with offices in seven states.

His candidacy will be presented to the full conference membership on April 29.