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  • Business Law, Insurance Defense, Intellectual Property...
  • California, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, District of Columbia 1981, California (all state and federal courts) 1986
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Class Action Defense
  • General Civil
  • IP Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
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District of Columbia
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District of Columbia 1981
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California (all state and federal courts) 1986
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U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Partner
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Education
Harvard Law School
J.D
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Brown University
B.A
Economics, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Professional Associations
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Activities: In addition to her work at the firm, Ms. Greene is involved in numerous professional activities. Ms. Greene is a past president of the Federal Bar Association/Orange County Chapter. She is a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and is the co-chair of the Central District of California lawyer representatives for 2007-2008. She served on the Council of the ABA's Section of Litigation, the governing body of the ABA's largest Section, from 2001-2004, and is currently co-chair of the Raise the Bar Task Force. She has served on the ABA Section of Litigation's Civil Trial Practice Standards Task Force and Federal Practice Task Force. She is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs, such as the ABA's "How to Win a Business Jury Trial," the ABA's "Jury Comprehension," the ABA's "Litigating Preliminary Injunctions: Sudden Justice on a Half-Baked Record," ALI–ABA's "21st Century Litigation," and the Rutter Group's "Professional Malpractice." She served as a panel member and moderator in the ABA videotape program "Winning Without Losing Your Professionalism" and as a panel member in the ABA videotape program "Preparing Witnesses."
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Activities: An authority on the subject of women in the legal profession and gender issues, Ms. Greene has authored an array of publications and has spoken on these topics extensively. She co-edited the book "The Woman Advocate," published by the ABA, for which she contributed a chapter entitled, "The Litigating Mom." From 1998 through 2000, Ms. Greene served as co-chair of the Woman Advocate Committee of the ABA's Section of Litigation.
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Activities: Ms. Greene is active in the community. She received the 1998 Wiley Manuel Award for pro bono service from the State of California. She was formerly a member of the board of directors of the Public Law Center. Ms. Greene has served as the head attorney-coach of the Santa Margarita Catholic High School's Mock Trial Team. She currently serves on the board of trustees for the Pegasus School and on the board of directors of University Synagogue.
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Activities: Ms. Greene has co-authored numerous articles, including "Open Sesame – Court's Decision on Garage Door Openers Shows Limits of Copyright Act" (Los Angeles Daily Journal, December 30, 2003), "Dealing with California's Anti-SLAPP Law" (ABTL Report 2001), "Can Local Court Rules Rescue Civility? New Rules Address Professionalism in Depositions," in the Spring 1997 issue of California Litigation, and "Balancing Motherhood and the Practice of Law," in the National Law Journal.
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Contact & Map
840 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
USA
Telephone: (949) 760-5230
Fax: (949) 760-5200