Kevin Green Attorney

Kevin Green is a skilled attorney specializing in commercial litigation and complex class action cases. With extensive experience representing businesses, individuals, plaintiffs, and defendants in both state and federal court, Kevin possesses a unique perspective that allows him to develop and implement effective strategies for each case. His areas of expertise include contract disputes, consumer protection law, labor and employment law, shareholder disputes, real estate disputes, tax increment financing law, and privacy law.

A Diverse Background

Before joining our firm, Kevin gained valuable experience at various intersections of business and law. He worked for commercial litigation law firms in Chicago and San Francisco, the City of Chicago Department of Law, the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Illinois, and the United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business in Washington, D.C.

During his time in law school, Kevin demonstrated his exceptional abilities by serving as an Executive Notes and Projects Editor on the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy. He also excelled in moot court competitions, reaching the national quarterfinals in the American Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Recognizing his outstanding oral and written advocacy skills, the faculty invited him to join the prestigious Order of Barristers.

Noteworthy Achievements

Kevin has achieved remarkable results for his clients throughout his career. Some of his notable accomplishments include:

  • Certification by federal court and a $24 million settlement of a nationwide class action lawsuit against the St. Louis Rams for breach of their license agreement.
  • Certification by federal court of a nationwide class and a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of nine million consumers in an action against one of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies for breach of their subscription agreement.
  • Certification by federal court and settlement on behalf of nationwide and Illinois classes of consumers in a lawsuit against a product manufacturer and its distributors, alleging violations of RICO and consumer fraud statutes based on deceptive advertising and in-home sales practices.
  • Successful petition to the Illinois Supreme Court to review an adverse ruling from the Court of Appeals, resulting in a unanimous decision that overturned the appellate court’s decision.
  • Appointment as Special State’s Attorney to represent the Madison County Auditor and subsequent settlement of a lawsuit involving a county ordinance that sought to force the Auditor to disclose confidential information of county citizens and employees.
  • Successful defense of a New Jersey corporation in a federal court wage-and-hour class action, leading to the denial of class certification and dismissal of claims alleging violations of the Illinois Wage Act.
  • Successful defense of a Missouri company in a federal court class action, avoiding class certification and securing the dismissal of claims alleging violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Illinois Consumer Fraud Act, and Illinois Restricted Call Registry Act.
  • Successful litigation resulting in multiple federal court judgments for a real estate developer regarding municipalities’ breach of Tax Increment Financing agreements.
  • Obtaining and enforcing a multi-million dollar judgment for a national bank in Missouri state court litigation involving unpaid commercial loans and security interests.
  • Obtaining significant recoveries for national banks in multi-party Illinois state court litigation concerning equipment leases.
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Kevin’s exceptional legal skills and dedication have been recognized by his peers. In 2019, he was selected as a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers. Moreover, in 2020, Kevin was one of two attorneys in the state to receive the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year Award.

With his expertise, track record of success, and commitment to his clients’ best interests, Kevin Green is the attorney you can trust for your commercial litigation and complex class action needs.

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