JEFFREY GREEN focuses on the defense of contested litigation matters, primarily in the fields of litigation, fraud and corruption, antitrust law, and international law issues. Jeffrey began practice at Sidley in 1989 and has served for 26 years as a partner of the firm.
Jeffrey’s practice emphasizes counseling and zealous representation of clients in difficult situations. He has dedicated his career to achieving success for private clients. He has extensive trial work experience, including first-chair criminal trial practice. He has supervised and led numerous grand jury and internal investigations, successfully challenged a wide variety of agency actions, including suspension and debarment decisions, and defended his clients in arbitration proceedings and adversary proceedings. Jeffrey also represents clients in appellate matters. He has argued five cases before the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, he has been involved with the pro bono representation of non-profit organizations and court-appointed criminal defendants, and currently serves as a national Co-chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Amicus Committee.
Jeffrey has conducted regulatory and internal investigations for clients resident in countries such as Germany, Vietnam, China, and Argentina. Recently, Jeffrey has done extensive work for several clients in contractor fraud and debarment matters. He also represents clients, both companies and individuals, in international antitrust cartel investigations, and various firm clients in grand jury and administrative agency investigations into alleged criminal violations of regulatory provisions. Recently, he received recognition from The Legal 500 USA as a “Recommended Lawyer” in the area of antitrust law.
Jeffrey co-instructs Sidley’s Supreme Court Practicum at the Northwestern University School of Law, now in its 18th year.