Andrea M. Greene

Principal

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    Fax 205.719.0500
Andrea M. Greene
Andrea M. Greene

Education
  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2003
    • Student Bar Association, Vice President
    • American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Articles Editor
    • Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow
    • Curia Honoris Honor Society
  • Samford University, B.A., cum laude, 2000
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2003
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, 2003
  • Supreme Court of Alabama, 2003
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
    - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Executive Committee
    - CLE Co-chair
  • American Inn of Court
  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Compliance and Legal Division

“I am focused on problem solving and the efficient delivery of outstanding results.”

Andrea Greene offers her clients more than a decade of experience in defending brokerage firms and financial institutions against claims asserted by customers in state and federal court and in arbitration proceedings throughout the country. Andrea’s practice also involves the defense of brokerage firms and financial institutions in connection with regulatory investigations conducted by FINRA, the SEC and the Alabama Securities Commission. In addition, Andrea represents brokerage firms in connection with employment claims asserted by financial advisors.

Andrea focuses her practice in financial products litigation. She has extensive experience representing brokerage firms in the defense of claims involving collateralized debt obligations and structured products. Andrea also has extensive experience representing both insurance companies and brokerage firms in connection with claims involving variable annuities. In addition, she regularly defends claims involving an array of other investment products. In connection with this experience, Andrea has managed arbitration dockets involving more than 100 cases.

Representative of the clients that Andrea has represented in litigation matters are Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Inc., Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Morgan Keegan & Company, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Inc., AIG SunAmerica Life Assurance Company, Fidelity Investments and UBS Financial Services, Inc.

  • Successfully defended a global investment bank in connection with more than $50 million in claims involving the sale of Collateralized Debt Obligations to retail investors
  • Successfully defended a global financial services firm in connection with its sale of structured products to individual investors
  • Successfully defended a number of registered representatives in expungement hearings to remove sales practice allegations from their Central Registration Depository records
  • Recognized in Birmingham Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40, 2018