Thomas Greene is a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he investigates and prosecutes criminal and civil antitrust actions. He was previously special trial counsel for the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition where he led successful challenges against major health care mergers in Idaho and Illinois.
He served in the California Attorney General’s Office where he was chief of antitrust. Among other cases, he successfully argued an appeal to the United States Supreme Court vindicating indirect purchaser remedies under state antitrust law, California v. ARC America Corp., 490 U.S. 93 (1989), and served as national class counsel in California v. Hartford Fire Insurance Co. He chaired the Multistate Antitrust Task Force of the National Association of Attorneys General. He led special task forces in the AG’s office litigating cases against major tobacco manufacturers and energy companies. He subsequently served as Chief Assistant Attorney General for the Public Rights Division, the affirmative litigation arm of the Attorney General’s Office.
He is the former chair of the California Lawyer Association’s Antitrust, Privacy and Unfair Competition Law Section and the current chair of CLA’s Litigation Section. He is a member of the American Bar Association and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He serves as an adjunct professor of law at UC Hastings where he co-teaches the law school’s core antitrust course.
Jennifer Keller gives an overview of her CLE presentation and Thomas Greene discusses upcoming projects and events for the Litigation Section.
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