Steven J. Green
Visiting Assistant Professor
JD, University of Southern California
BA, University of California, Berkeley
Teaching Field: Business Law
Since 1988, Green has been a Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice. In this capacity, Green’s practice has been entirely devoted to federal and state litigation on behalf of California’s tax, insurance and business agencies.
From July 2000 until February 2003, Green was on leave from the Department of Justice and held the positions of Chief Counsel and a Deputy Insurance Commissioner of the California Department of Insurance. As such Green was responsible for directing the legal affairs of California’s Insurance Commissioner who regulates California’s $80,000,000,000 insurance business, which is the United States’ highest market share of life, and property and casualty insurance. Green supervised a staff of 128, including 83 attorneys.
Beginning in 1998, Green has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management, and beginning in 1999, Green has been a lecturer in the MBA Program at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business. At both schools he teaches “Managers and the Legal Environment.”
In a prior life Green spent over five years as a Deputy District Attorney, Sacramento County. Green received his law degree from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) and his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of California, Berkeley.