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Albert M. Greto, Esq.
 

E-Mail: algreto@gretolaw.com

Attorney at Law, licensed to practice law before all state and federal courts and administrative agencies in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, and the State of Delaware


 


Since 1997, Mr. Greto has represented various individuals, businesses, and unions in complicated civil and criminal cases. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, State of Delaware, and Delaware County Bar Associations, and is active in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of both the Delaware County and State of Delaware Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Greto was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University in 1990, and a Juris Doctor from the Delaware Law School of Widener University in 1997.  This unique blend of technology and law enables him to better serve his clients.

Mr. Greto has vast experience in civil litigation/representation.  His current caseload in Pennsylvania and Delaware includes personal injury, workers’ compensation, breach of contract, creditor’s rights, corporate/small business, estates and probate, and real estate.  Mr. Greto serves as counsel for various small businesses in the tri-state area, and is the Assistant Solicitor for Aston Township.  He also serves as Solicitor for Felton Hose & Chemical Company and Chester Township Volunteer Firmeman’s Relief Association.   

Mr. Greto has vast experience in the area of criminal law.  He has served as an Assistant Public Defender, representing criminal defendants in all stages of criminal proceedings.  He frequently represents individuals involved in serious criminal cases concerning drugs, weapons, sexual assault, kidnapping, and murder. He represents individuals who are under investigation by state or federal agencies such as the FBI, IRS, and banking authorities. He also represents potential targets, subjects, and witnesses before Grand Juries. Mr. Greto handles all aspects of criminal cases including investigations, grand juries, preliminary hearings, trials, negotiated non-trial dispositions, sentencing, and appeals.

Mr. Greto served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph P. Cronin, from June of 1995 to August of 1996.  While serving as Law Clerk, Mr. Greto reviewed and shepardized cases proffered by litigants in support of their motions and oral arguments; he authored memoranda describing the strengths and weaknesses of the litigants' positions; he reviewed Hearing Transcripts, Statements of Matters Complained of on Appeal, and other components of the Record; he researched issues raised on appeal, and authored memoranda supporting the Court’s decision.  This experience provides Mr. Greto with unique insight in the litigation process.   

Mr. Greto was employed as a Supervisor/Engineer for Raytheon Engineers and Constructors from September of 1990 to August of 1994.  He researched new and existing Federal and State regulations for handling hazardous materials (i.e. Asbestos, Heavy Metals, Hydrocarbons); he directed and enforced staff compliance with these regulations while completing routine and emergency maintenance tasks at petrochemical installations; he planned and scheduled multi-million dollar maintenance inspection and analysis "turnarounds;" he managed various union crafts and ensured compliance with OSHA regulations.  This experience with Raytheon provides Mr. Greto with unique insight in litigation involving industrial accidents and workers’ compensation.

Mr. Greto was employed as a Supervisor/Engineer for Rollins Environmental Services from January of 1987 to December of 1988.  He was assigned to the project manager's staff on the first state directed CERCLA ("superfund") action performed in Pennsylvania, more commonly known as the Wade Site located in Chester, Pennsylvania.  He supervised the excavation of hazardous material according to contract specifications; he devised truck routes and tracked the removal of material from hazardous waste sites to authorized remediation facilities; he created emergency response procedures in the event of an accident during the remediation process; he documented all work and communicated progress to Federal, State, and private organizations, and he supplied video and written documentation of all completed assignments which was instrumental in the successful negotiation of a $250,000 contract change order; he also resolved several on-site union disputes.  This experience with Rollins Environmental Services provides Mr. Greto with unique insight in litigation involving exposure to hazardous materials.

Mr. Greto uses his technical degree and experience, as well as his law degree and legal experience, to better serve his clients.  Mr. Greto’s background provides him unique insight in both civil and criminal litigation and representation that is hard to find.