“HER PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE FOR ALL NEW YORKERS WILL MAKE HER AN INCREDIBLE ASSET ON THE BENCH.”
NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY MEMBER DISTRICT 74
RATED MOST HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE
2024 New York County Democratic Independent Judicial Screening Panel
WORKING FOR JUSTICE FOR ALL
Dedicated to public service
Allison lives in Manhattan’s Lower East Side in a four-story walk-up where she has resided for the past 20 years. A graduate of New York University (BA) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (JD), Allison has deep roots in her neighborhood. She has committed her time to community activism, civic engagement, and increasingly crucial efforts to preserve our democracy.
Allison, alongside the Hon. Arthur Engoron, to whom she serves as Principal Law Clerk.
Law clerk in Trump civil fraud trial running for judgeship
The law clerk Donald Trump accused of “co-judging” his civil fraud trial is running for her own seat in Manhattan civil court in the upcoming November elections.
Allison Greenfield was a frequent point of contention for Trump’s legal team – even costing Trump thousands in fines for violating a gag order barring him from talking about her.
NYC court clerk attacked by Trump during fraud trial to run unopposed for judgeship
Allison Greenfield  received unanimous endorsement from the Democratic County Committee for judgeship in the New York Civil Court on Tuesday.
“I’m honored and humbled to have received the County Committee’s endorsement. I look forward to presenting my qualifications to all Manhattan residents,” she told the Spirit, a local NYC outlet.
Trump Organization Must Cough Up Docs on Seven Springs Engineer to New York Attorney General, Manhattan Judge Rules
In issuing his ruling, Judge Engoron received an assist from his top clerk Allison Greenfield, who repeatedly grilled the parties about the applicable standard for third-party privilege, whether that person needs to be only “helpful” to an attorney or provide “necessary” assistance. The Trump Organization’s counsel dodged the question, and the attorney general’s office opted for the latter answer.
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Meet Allison Greenfield, the law clerk driving Trump bonkers at his fraud trial
There's a famous joke among lawyers: A good lawyer knows the law. A great lawyer knows the judge.
But what about the law clerk?
These pillars of the court tend to fade into the background. Attorneys usually focus on mustering arguments that will persuade judges, who can make or break a case, to side with their clients.
In Donald Trump's civil fraud trial, however, his attorneys have spent a disproportionate amount of time — and ire — on Allison Greenfield, the judge's principal law clerk.
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