Eric D. Green
Lecturer on Law
Professor Eric D. Green is one of the founding pioneers of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United States and around the world. He is co-founder of two prominent ADR/Mediation firms, ENDISPUTE (now part of JAMS) and RESOLUTIONS, LLC in Boston. Professor Green graduated from Harvard Law School in 1972 and was awarded the Knox Memorial Traveling Fellowship which took him to Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, for further legal studies. After returning to the U.S., Professor Green was a Law Clerk for Justice Benjamin Kaplan, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
After clerking, he became an associate and then a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson and then an Attorney Advisor to the Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission. He has served as a private and court-appointed mediator and special master in hundreds of cases, including the Enron securities class action, Visa/MasterCard anti-trust cases, and U.S. v. Microsoft. Professor Green was instrumental in assisting in the establishment of the Center for Public Resources 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 for the courts, CPR, CEDR, the Hong Kong Arbitration Authority and elsewhere. Professor Green was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and the James F. Henry Award by CPR for outstanding contributions to the field of ADR in 2010.
Professor Green is a prolific writer of books and articles. He has co-authored leading law school textbooks in Evidence and Dispute Resolution, and numerous articles in each of these fields. From 1977 until his retirement from full time teaching he taught evidence, negotiation, mediation, complex ADR processes, resolution of mass torts, and constitutional law at Boston University School of Law, and designed and led numerous training programs on these subjects for corporate and governmental law departments and law firms.
Professor Green was recently named by The International "Who’s Who Legal" in Commercial Mediation as the leading US-based mediator. In August 2014, Professor Green was appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice and six States as the Monitor of their nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America. In 2016, Professor Green was named the Monitor of the RMBS settlements between DOJ and various states and Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.