The Law Offices of Matt Greenbaum

Social Security Disability Law Firm

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Firm Overview

"One of the most rewarding aspects of my life is my Social Security disability law practice. Many people come to me, virtually without hope, after they have been paying into the Social Security system for years - only to be rejected by the Government for disability benefits when they become sick or severely injured. Through the protections afforded our citizens by the United States Constitution, which essentially guarantees each Social Security disability applicant the right to a due process hearing before an Administrative Law Judge, our firm has been able to prove that many applicants are entitled to their benefits.

"In the nearly twenty-five years that I have been practicing law, I would like to believe that we have made an important difference in the lives of thousands of our nation's people, by winning their cases and thereby providing them with financial benefits, health insurance, and the comfort of a dignified existence.

"REMEMBER - IT'S YOUR MONEY!"

More information: http://www.mattgreenbaum.com/faqs.asp

Matt Greenbaum
Main Office


1515 Poydras Street
Suite 1500
New Orleans  LA  70112

Phone
  • 888-523-2210
Fax
  • 504-523-1922

Other Offices


  • 2906 North State Street, Suite 320
    Jackson,  MS  39216

  • 9414 Three Rivers Road, Suite 4
    Gulfport,  MS  39503

Matt Greenbaum

Matt Greenbaum is an attorney whose practice features an emphasis
on Social Security disability law. He currently has over 2,000 active
Social Security files and has handled over 5,000 Social Security
hearings. He has also handled numerous criminal and civil cases,
and includes among his former clients such interesting individuals
as Charles Roemer and Yoko Ono.


He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College in
New York City in 1972, after having been named to the Dean’s
List on several occasions. Thereafter, he attended and graduated
Tulane Law School, and received a Juris Doctor Degree in May, 1975.


In addition to practicing law for over twenty years, Mr. Greenbaum
has also served as an instructor in the Tulane Law School Trial
Advocacy Program from 1984 through 1989, and taught Social Security
Law at Loyola Law School from 1992 through 1996. He has given seminars
to advanced practitioners at several National Organization of Social
Security Claimant’s Representatives Conferences. He has served
as a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Social
Security Disability Law Section Executive Council and was the editor
of the newsletter. He is also a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.


Mr. Greenbaum has four daughters and one son- - Esther, Miriam,
Vanessa, Madeline and Wyatt. When asked to describe what her father
does for a living one of his daughters indicated that “he
puts paper clips on paper all day.”


Mr. Greenbaum is the past President of the Board of Directors of
Temple Sinai in New Orleans, and past President of the Board of
Directors of the New Orleans Ballet.



Other members of the firm

Charmaine Sykes-Hilton

Charmaine Sykes is an attorney who exclusively engages in the practice of Social Security disability law. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1991. Thereafter, she attended Loyola Law School, was a member of Law Review, and received a Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude in May 1994.


In addition to practicing law, Ms. Sykes currently teaches a Social Security disability Skill Course at Loyola Law School. She is a member of the Louisiana State and American Bar Associations, the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the EarthJustice Legal Defense Fund, and the Young Leadership Council of Greater New Orleans. She is also serving on the Board of Directors of Young Audiences.

Erica Lee

Erica Lee is an attorney who practices exclusively in the area of Social Security disability law. Ms. Lee received a Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola Law School in May 2001. She is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Louisiana Federal District Court.

Prior to attending Loyola Law School, Ms. Lee attended Loyola University at New Orleans where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Cum Laude, in Classical Studies. While at Loyola, Ms. Lee was a member of the Classics Honor Society, Eta Sigma Phi, and LUCAP.

Presently, Ms. Lee is an executive session member of the Orleans Parish Alliance for Good Government. She also participates in Cafe Reconcile's adult literacy program

Chip Caillouet

Chip F. Caillouet is an attorney who practices exclusively in the area of Social Security Disability Law. He received a Juris Doctor Degree from Tulane Law School in May 1993 where he served as student coordinator for the law school’s Project for Older Prisoners and received the Brian McSherry Award for pro bono work.


Prior to attending law school, Mr. Caillouet received a Bachelor’s Degree, cum laude, from Tulane University College. He was inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lamda Honor Society and served on the Dean’s Advisory Committee.


He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives and admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Heather Johnson

Mrs. Johnson is a native New Orleanian and her practice is in Social Security Disability Law. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola Law School. While attending law school, Mrs. Johnson worked with the American Association of Law Schools and served as President of the Association of Women Law Students and Vice President of the Health Law Organization. She also received honors for her work as editor on the Loyola Maritime Law Journal. Before joining the firm, Mrs. Johnson clerked with the District Attorney's Office and interned with the Honorable G. Thomas Porteous, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.


Mrs. Johnson is currently a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American and Louisiana State Bar Associations, Taxpayers Against Fraud, the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Outside of practicing law, Mrs. Johnson participates in the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure, United Way Fund Raising, and Ronald McDonald House.

Wiebke Breuer

Curriculum Vitae of Wiebke Breuer
Tulane Law School, J.D. cum laude 1993, New College, B.A., 1990; Admitted 1993 Oregon (inactive), 1996 Texas, 2004 Louisiana. Northern District of Texas and Southern District of Texas Federal Courts. Memberships: Louisiana State Bar Association, Texas State Bar, Oregon State Bar, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Fifth Circuit Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. Lecturer: FOSSCR 2003, FOSSCR 2007, NOSSCR 2008. National Business Institute 2005. Previously partner in Morgan &Weisbrod, Dallas Texas. Have represented SS claimants since 1996.

Casie Zimmerman

Casie Zimmerman is an associate for The Law Offices of Matt Greenbaum. The firm specializes in Social Security Disability law. Casie received her Bachelors of Art degree, majoring in political science, from The University of Georgia, in May 2005. She was on the dean’s list all 8 semesters, and graduated magna cum laude. Casie served as an executive board member, Vice President of Professional Development, and a member of the law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. Thereafter, Casie attended and graduated from The Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University, in Davie, Florida. She received her Juris Doctrate in May 2008. During law school she was also a member of Phi Alpha Delta; and, served as Committee Chair for Alumni Member Relations. Casie externed during a clinical semester in her third year of law school at The Law Offices of Matt Greenbaum, in the fall of 2007. Casie was inducted to the Florida Bar, in September 2008. She recently moved to Metairie, eagerly joining the New Orleans community.

Jamee Comans

Jamee Comans is an attorney who practices exclusively in the area of Social Security Law.  Ms. Comans received an Associate of Arts degree, Summa Cum Laude from Hinds Community College in Jackson, MS in 1999; she received a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, majoring in Criminal Justice, from St. Leo University in St. Leo Florida in 2005; she received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Mississippi College in May 2008.  She is a member of the Mississippi State and American Bar Associations.  She is admitted to practice before all Mississippi State Courts, the Southern District of Mississippi Federal Courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


 


Professional Memberships: 


American Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives, National Association of Realtors, Mississippi Association of Realtors, Warren County Bar Association, Vicksburg-Warren County of Board of Realtors

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