Steven M. Green earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago in 1982. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of Oregon in 1985. Before working for KT&T, Mr. Green worked for a small civil law firm, providing Cumis counsel in investor fraud cases and engaging in some light plaintiff work. Since then, Mr. Green has substantially expanded and diversified his areas of expertise.
Mr. Green’s prominent and longstanding career with KT&T began in 1988, in the civil litigation department. In 1990, Mr. Green began to focus on insurance defense, including doctor’s depositions, catastrophic injury depositions, and fraud litigation. Currently, Mr. Green concentrates on worker’s compensation defense on behalf of the employer, the insurance carrier, and CIGA, through appeal. Mr. Green also provides services for acute and willful misconduct claims. Also, he handles cases regarding employee discrimination for filing or planning to file a claim. In 2005, Mr. Green became a partner/shareholder of the enterprise but returned to a senior associate status in 2015 to dedicate more time to his family.
Experience within the realm of medical jurisdiction has provided Mr. Green with the opportunity to give various presentations to the Worker’s Compensation Section of the State Bar. Such displays emphasize conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension, focusing on case examples where premise exists for public entity employees.
Additionally, Mr. Green has also lectured on the topics of the Patterson v. Oaks Farm, Traumatic Brain Injury cases from the defense perspective, the Scope of Chiropractic, The Synergistic Effect, and Kite case. Some of these have contributed to significant developments in case law.
Mr. Green attests that “thinking outside of the box” while maintaining and adhering to the most updated advancements in case law are essential strategies for his practice and his clients.