Gregory J. Watford

Gregory J. Watford

Managing Partner at Watford Jackson, PLLC.
  • Employment Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • New York
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Gregory J. Watford is a seasoned attorney with twenty-five years of litigation experience and over ten years of law enforcement experience. He zealously advocates for clients at all stages of litigation from the commencement of the action through trial. He has a demonstrable record of effectively and successfully meeting legal needs of institutional and individual clients and he consistently obtains favorable resolutions on all matters with and without litigation. Throughout the years he has developed and maintained a reputation for professionalism and is highly respected by peers, advocates, and judges.

He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. After graduating college, he had a five year career in law enforcement conducting criminal investigations. He worked as a Confidential Investigator for the Inspector General's Office for the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development where he investigated employee misconduct and corruption within city agencies. He then went to work as a Detective Investigator at the Kings County District Attorney's Office where he investigated various types of crimes and assisted the Assistant District Attorneys in preparing their cases for trial.

Mr. Watford then decided to further his career and obtained his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law.

After graduating law school, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted various street crimes, white collar crimes and arson investigations. While there he participated in various community service programs and was a mentor at several Junior High Schools and High Schools.

Mr. Watford's experience as a law enforcement officer/investigator, a prosecutor, an Administrative Law Judge and years of experience as a criminal defense attorney has provided him with a broad range of experience within the criminal justice system.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Labor Law
  • Criminal defense
  • Expungement
  • Violent Crime
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Watford Jackson, PLLC.
- Current
Senior Litigation Associate
Koehler & Isaacs, LLP.
Solo Practitioner
The Law Offices Of Gregory J. Watford
Administrative Law Judge
Nyc Taxi & Limousine Commission
Of Counsel
Jane N. Barrett And Associates
Litigation Associate
Koehler & Isaacs, LLP.
Litigation Associate
Dienst & Serrins, LLP.
Assistant District Attorney
New York County District Attorney's Office
Summer Associate
Proskauer Rose LlLP.
Research Assistant To Professor Cheryl Wade
Hofstra University School of Law
Summer Associate
Chadbourne & Parke
Hofstra University School Of Law
J.D. (1993) | Law
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
B.S. (1985)
Professional Associations
State Bar of New York # 2702322
United States District Court - Southern District of New York
United States District Coourt - Eastern District of New York
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Social Media
Contact & Map
Watford Jackson, PLLC.
101 Avenue of the Americas
9th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Telephone: (855) 928-5225