Eric D. Green EMERITUS
Professor Green is one of the pioneers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States and around the world. He is co-founder of Endispute (now part of JAMS) and Resolutions, LLC. Professor Green graduated from Harvard Law School in 1972 and was awarded the Knox Memorial Traveling Fellowship, which took him to Cambridge University for further legal studies. Professor Green was an associate, later partner, with the law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson and then an Attorney Advisor to the Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission.
Professor Green specializes in mediating and arbitrating complex legally-intensive multi-party cases including securities, financial, intellectual property, anti-trust, professional negligence (attorney, accountant, physician), construction, product liability, mass tort, and all types of class actions. In August 2014, Professor Green was appointed the Monitor for the $7 billion Consumer Relief portion of the RMBS settlement between the DOJ, six states and Bank of America. He has served as a private and court-appointed mediator and special master in thousands of cases. Professor Green was instrumental in assisting in the establishment of the Center for Public Resources (now the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution) in New York, CEDR in London and the mediation program in Hong Kong. He has been involved in training mediators and in advising on the development of mediation programs.
Professor Green was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. Professor Green was awarded by CPR the James F. Henry Award for outstanding contributions to the field of ADR in 2010. Professor Green was recently named by The International “Who’s Who Legal” in Commercial Mediation as the leading US-based mediator. Professor Green is a prolific writer of books and articles. He has co-authored leading law school textbooks on Evidence and Dispute Resolution, and numerous articles in each of these fields. From 1977 until his 2008 retirement from teaching, he taught negotiation, mediation, complex ADR processes, resolution of mass torts, evidence and constitutional law at Boston University School of Law, and designed and led numerous training programs on these subjects.