Steve Greenberg joined Allen & Company as a managing director in January 2002. At Allen & Company, he focuses on the sports and media industries, as he has throughout his business career. Mr. Greenberg has represented numerous owners in the purchase and sale of major league sports teams, including the Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, New York Mets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Washington Wizards. In addition, Mr. Greenberg has advised professional teams, leagues, and college conferences on matters relating to their television and other media rights.
Mr. Greenberg previously served as the deputy commissioner and chief operating officer of Major League Baseball (MLB) under Commissioner Fay Vincent from 1990 until 1993. Prior to MLB, Mr. Greenberg practiced law, from 1977 through the end of 1989, with the Los Angeles firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, where he specialized in sports and general business law and served as the firm’s managing partner in 1987 and 1988.
The son of baseball legend and Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg, Steve played first base and was captain of the baseball team during his undergraduate years at Yale University. After college, he was drafted by the Washington Senators and spent five years playing for minor league affiliates of the Senators (who later became the Texas Rangers). Subsequently, he enrolled at UCLA Law School where he earned his JD degree in 1977.