Larry Green is a seasoned litigator who has settled disputes and won cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country in the areas of antitrust, bankruptcy, and creditors rights, employment and non-competition, fiduciary duty, franchise law, intellectual property, and shareholders rights.
Over the course of his career, he has developed deep knowledge of several industries, including commercial printing, equipment leasing, pharmaceuticals, restaurants/food service, and telecommunications. His clients range from closely held family-owned business to Fortune 100 entities. Among them are AT&T, Azoff Music Management, Boston Opera House, Dari Farms Ice Cream, Expedia Group, Hewlett-Packard, Illinois Tool Works, Ken’s Foods, Lady Grace Stores, Lindenmeyr Munroe, LiveNation, Lucent Technologies, Minolta Business Systems, Ravago, and Sir Speedy.
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Wesleyan University
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
honors & awards
The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation (2013-2024)
Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2004-2008, 2010-2019)
AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Successful defense of $24 million claim for fraudulent conveyance/breaches of fiduciary duty in a case tried before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, D.Maine. In re Irving Tanning Co., 555 B.R. 70 (2016), affirmed on appeal by 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, 876 F.3d 384 (2017)
Winning a jury verdict o $2.2 million, plus attorney’s fees, on behalf of a female executive employee who was terminated following complaints of sexual harassment.
Successful prosecution of an antitrust action to obtain reversal of a decision of a large commercial landlord not to renew the client’s lease, obtaining renewal of the lease together with attorney’s fees.
Obtaining a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a client who had been “frozen out” of his family business.
Successful prosecution of a claim against an accounting firm to redressing its negligence in connection with their audit of the financials of a defunct corporation.
Multiple cases involving obtaining court orders to place defunct companies into receivership, leading to a takeover of the corporate records and successful pursuit of claims against shareholders and officers.
Massachusetts Bar Association
“Food Co. Says Insurer Won’t Cover Steps That Saved Millions,” Insurance Law360, February 2020
“Litigation Need Not Be the Third Rail for Family Business Disputes,” Massachusetts Family Business Magazine, Fall 2012
“The Cummings Properties Decision and the Acceleration of Rent Clauses Three Years Later,” Massachusetts National Law Journal, August 2010