Horace W. Green


Horace Green's practice focuses on the representation of insurers, third party administrators, and employers in ERISA litigation, in litigation involving life, health, and disability insurance policies, general business litigation, and employment litigation. 

Relevant Experience:

  • Jury trial experience in life insurance, disability, and bad faith cases
  • Bench trial experience in life insurance, professional liability, and ERISA cases
  • Appellate experience in life insurance and ERISA cases
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Voted a Northern California Super Lawyers

Mr. Green has also been recognized in the respected legal publication of Northern California Super Lawyers for the years 2005, 2009-2018. 



  • Stanford University (J.D.,1984)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A. 1978)

Professional Membership

  • Member, State Bar of California;
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal; 
  • Director, East Bay Leadership Council;
  • Committee Chair, Employee Benefits Committee, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, 2003 – 2004;
  • Vice Chair, Employee Benefits Committee of the Torts and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, 1998 – 2000, 2005-2006;
  • Member, ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, 2001 – 2004;
  • Member, California State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, 1992 – 1995;
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco;
  • Member, DRI;
  • Member, California Minority Counsel Program
  • Vice Chair, Government and Political Affairs Committee, BOMA
  • Vice Chair, MARES