Pamela B. Greenfield

Pamela B. Greenfield

Attorney Greenfield’s roots are in elder law and long-term care planning for senior citizens.  She has a passion for helping seniors and their loved ones navigate through the continuum of care as they age and advising them on how to properly finance their options.  Attorney Greenfield focuses her practice in elder law, asset protection planning and complex MassHealth applications and appeals.  She additionally represents families and skilled nursing facilities in guardianship and conservatorship matters as well as probate and estate administration.

Attorney Greenfield is also an estate planning attorney for clients of all ages.  She is especially connected to her clients with young or differently-abled children because she is a working mom of two boys and understands the financial and emotional challenges parents face.  She prides herself in simple yet complete, cost-effective estate planning for all of her clients–young and old.

Prior to joining SLLM, Attorney Greenfield had her own law practice in Needham, Massachusetts, Greenfield Planning Group since 2018. Prior to that she headed up the elder law department at Samuel, Sayward and Baler, LLC in Dedham, Massachusetts.  Prior to joining Samuel, Sayward and Baler in 2015, Attorney Greenfield practiced at Oalican Law Group, LLC (formerly Cohen & Oalican, LLP) since 2007.  She received her law degree from New England School of Law and her J.B.A. with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she majored in journalism.

Attorney Greenfield speaks frequently at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior centers in the Metro-Boston area.  She has served as both chair and panelist for various Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) programs.  Attorney Greenfield is an active a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Massachusetts Chapter, where she has served on the Board of Directors since 2015 and as Chapter President in 2021.  Attorney Greenfield is repeatedly acknowledged as a Rising Star in the field of elder law by the Massachusetts Super Lawyers publication.

When not practicing law, Attorney Greenfield lives in Needham and enjoys spending time with her boys, Sawyer and Bennett, as well as their small menagerie of pets.  Attorney Greenfield is active in the Needham Public Schools where she currently serves as Chair of Needham SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) as well as liaison to one of the local elementary schools.  Attorney Greenfield loves spending time in the Berkshires with her family, long walks in the woods with her dog Bruno, catching a barre or yoga class in town, cheering on her kids at flag football and a spicy margarita!


  • New England School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.B.A

Admitted to Practice

  • Massachusetts


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Massachusetts Chapter – Board Member 2015-Present; Massachusetts Chapter Chair 2021
  • Town of Needham Special Education Parent Advisory Council, Chair

Selected to Boston Magazine’s list of Top Lawyers in 2023.