Clark Hill Attorney Gary E. Green Elected to Equipment Lease and Finance Association’s Executive Legal Committee

Jan 27, 2009

CHICAGO , IL – Clark Hill attorney Gary E. Green has been elected to Equipment Lease and Finance Association’s Executive Legal Committee. Mr. Green will serve a three year term. For more information, please visit .

Gary E. Green practices in the Banking, Litigation and Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Departments.  He has more than 20 years of experience representing financial institutions in foreclosures, receiverships, lender liability, bankruptcy and restructuring.

Mr. Green’s experience includes loan documentation, portfolio sales and U.S. Small Business Administration loan programs.  He has extensive experience in the equipment lease finance industry, including litigation, bankruptcy, collection policies and procedures, vendor programs, broker-dealer agreements, and sale and purchase of lease portfolios.

Mr. Green has years of trial experience in state, federal and bankruptcy courts throughout the country.  He has acted as special counsel to Chapter 7 Trustee in a six week trial related to fraudulent conveyance actions in the auto parts resale business.  He has prosecuted TROs and Preliminary Injunctions on covenants not compete through successful use of electronic discovery.

Mr. Green has substantial experience in the defense of Class Actions involving Consumer Fraud, Fair Debt Collection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Securities Fraud.

Mr. Green has lectured on bankruptcy, trial techniques, evidence, settlement negotiations, collection practices, and counseled his clients on the pitfalls of the electronic era in the uses of electronic discovery.  He has been awarded the “Illinois Leading Lawyer” in Banking and Financial Institutions Law and Bankruptcy in 2004, 2005, 2006 2007 and 2008. Mr. Green was elected to the Equipment Lease Finance Associations Executive Legal Committee. In addition, he will serve on the Regulatory and Legislative and Uniform Commercial Code Subcommittees.

Since 1890, Clark Hill PLC has been serving the business, government, non-profit and personal needs of clients throughout the country. With offices in Detroit , Birmingham , Grand Rapids , and Lansing , Michigan , Chicago , Phoenix , and Washington , DC , Clark Hill is a full service law firm with more than 190 attorneys. For more information, visit .