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Raymond A. Greene


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  • University of San Francisco (J.D., 1987)
  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1982)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Raymond A. Greene

Practice Expertise

  • Defends employers in a wide range of employment matters including state and federal wage and hour litigation, independent misclassification issues, discrimination actions and State Labor Commissioner claims
  • Represents transportation industry clients in catastrophic personal injury/wrongful death/traumatic brain injury cases
  • One of the firm's premier trial lawyers who has extensive experience in litigating employment, product liability and construction matters
  • Coordinates multidisciplinary response to catastrophic events as a member of Burnham Brown's 24-Hour Client Response Team
  • Practices in federal and state courts throughout California having tried over twenty cases in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and Monterey counties as well as in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Trial, Litigation, Counseling and ADR Experience

  • Successfully tried over twenty jury trials in San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Stanislaus and Monterey Counties, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Review and evaluate wage and hour, independent contractor and owner-operator policies to ensure compliance with state and federal law
  • Participate in various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution including Mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation and Arbitration
  • Advises and defends construction companies, retailers, manufacturers and food distributors on multiple issues ranging from product and defect liability claims to contractual/employment disputes
  • Defends transportation companies of all sizes involved in employment disputes, emergency catastrophic personal injury investigation and various regulatory matters
  • Coordinates multidisciplinary emergency response investigation for transportation, construction, retail, manufacturing and food distribution companies including Cal-OSHA matters
  • Represents educational institutions, sports organizations, and public entities involving employment, injury and student related risks
  • Draws on experience in litigation to counsel small and large companies and individuals in various industries on litigation avoidance and strategic advice for prelitigation resolution of disputes

Professional and Educational Associations

  • Has the highest available rating in Legal Ability and Ethics from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member of the California Bar Association and the San Francisco chapter of the American Inn of Courts
  • Member of the Defense Research Institute and the California Bar Association
  • Barrister in the San Francisco chapter of the American Inn of Courts
  • Founded and co-chairs a scholarship for second year law students at the University of San Francisco School of Law, frequent lecturer at various venues including the University of Santa Clara School of Law and the Harmonie Group
  • Former member of the St. Isidore School Board and of the Board of Directors of the Peninsula Humane Society, the primary animal welfare organization in San Mateo County