Jeffrey W. Greene

Jeffrey W. Greene: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Jeffrey Greene is a shareholder in the Litigation Practice in the firm’s Boston office and is Co-Chair of the firm’s global eDiscovery & eRetention Practice. Co-Chair of the Boston Litigation Department, Jeff is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on litigation and investigations that involve complex legal, factual and data management issues. Jeff has served as eDiscovery/information governance counsel for more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies, responsible for coordinating the overall strategy for records retention as well as for preservation, collection, review and production of ESI in thousands of state and federal lawsuits as well as government investigations. He also provides non-litigation counseling on compliance, information governance, cyber-security, data privacy and eDiscovery issues.

Jeff has experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including products liability, technology, and tort law. His clients include companies in the automotive (OEM, tier 1, 2 and 3), retail, manufacturing, technology, medical device and pharmaceutical industries. He handles all phases of litigation and has tried complex cases in both federal and state courts, as well as in proceedings before administrative bodies and in domestic and international arbitrations.

Jeff represents a variety of clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, and pharmacy industries who are facing government investigations and/or Congressional inquiries. He directs internal investigations in all types of government and regulatory compliance matters including regularly advising clients on potential violations involving health care fraud, the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Anti-Inducement Law, the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and HIPAA privacy and security.

For his automotive clients, Jeff regularly provides training and education on emerging legal issues critical to the automotive industry. Jeff has represented auto industry clients in state and federal courts in a variety of commercial legal matters and regularly consults on emerging technology issues, such as autonomous driving, helping clients navigate the unique challenges and opportunities these technologies present. Jeff regularly provides counseling on compliance issues relating to Big Data and data privacy, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Video Privacy Protection Act. Jeff also counsels clients on data security preparedness and governance as well as data breach response matters.


•Automotive industry
•Complex commercial litigation
•Class action defense
•Electronic discovery and document retention
•Insurance coverage litigation
•Products liability litigation
•Environmental and tort litigation
•Internal investigations and compliance
•Cyber security and data privacy

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Named, Client Service All Star, BTI Client Service All-Stars Report, Litigation, 2019

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Litigation
  • eDiscovery & eRetention
  • Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
617.310.6031  Phone
617.310.6001  Fax
University Attended:
Clark University, B.A., English, 1992
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1999
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1999, New Jersey; 2005, Massachusetts
Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Experience: Electronic Discovery & Document Retention: Acted as national eDiscovery coordinating counsel for international company in connection with hundreds of state and federal class action cases.; Acted as lead eDiscovery and technology counsel on financial institution merger, responsible for developing efficient, defensible process for mapping and preserving hundreds of ESI data sources.; Developed comprehensive data mapping, records retention and eDiscovery governance policies for major telecommunications company.; Represented global pharmaceutical company in developing eDiscovery governance policies and procedures in domestic and European operations.; Advised national specialty retailer on retention, preservation and collection issues for structured and unstructured ESI in response to multiple government investigations.; Insurance, Mass Tort & Labor Litigation: Represented international retailer in defense of state and federal wage and hour class actions.; Represented pharmaceutical and medical device companies in mass tort litigation.; Assisted clients in insurance coverage matters which have resulted in more than $100 million in client recoveries.

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