University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude
Western Michigan University, M.A.
  • with honors
Western Michigan University, B.A.
  • summa cum laude

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Real Property Section
  • Construction Law Committee
  • Insurance and Indemnity Law Section

American Bar Association

  • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Design and Construction Committee
    • Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Environment, Energy, and Resources Section
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Ms. Greene is a real estate attorney who concentrates her practice exclusively on construction project planning and contracting and resolution of disputes during the construction phase. With more than 30 years of construction law experience, she has negotiated numerous design and construction contracts, understands customary industry engineering and construction practices followed in the field and possesses significant experience analyzing and resolving construction disputes and claims.  Ms. Greene is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professional, with comprehensive knowledge of the LEED certification process and requirements.

  • Represents project owners on construction project planning and contracting, and resolution of issues during the course of design and construction
  • Advises clients on resolution of construction claims, being familiar with typical claim theories and calculation of damages, along with alternative dispute resolution practices and litigation proceedings
  • Reviews, negotiates and drafts architect and engineer agreements, construction contracts; construction management agreements; design/build and “turnkey” agreements; purchase orders, equipment fabrication and installation contracts; consulting agreements; subcontracts; bidding documents; general and special conditions, development agreements; construction easement agreements; lease provisions; and other project agreements
  • Consults with project owners regarding planning and structuring of complex construction projects, selection of appropriate construction delivery models, and project administration procedures and issues
  • Possesses familiarity with cost implications of contractual allocation of design and construction risks; alternative contractual pricing formats; typical cost concerns and business practices of contractors and suppliers in bidding and performing contracts; project financing considerations; development incentives; and typical construction lending and disbursement arrangements
  • Knowledgeable regarding critical path and other standard scheduling methodologies and practices; standardized form contracts published by the American Institute of Architects, National Society of Professional Engineers, Associated General Contractors and the Design-Build Institute; customary industry indemnification, insurance and bonding requirements and forms and surety requirements; “partnering” arrangements; Building Information Modeling; "lean" construction and Integrated Project Delivery; Construction Specifications Institute “Master Format” specifications system and American Institute of Architects “Masterspec” specifications format; “fast-track” construction and construction phasing considerations; industry standard practices regarding payments, schedule extensions, pricing of extra work; change order procedures and documentation; industry practices regarding substitutions; shop drawing submittal procedures; quality control testing and contract administration; and typical state statutory requirements regarding payments, indemnity agreements, licensing, and lien rights and forms
  • Represents and advises client regarding the following projects: Hospital and other medical facilities; industrial, manufacturing and process facilities; retail; power plants; bridge, highway, tunnel and heavy construction; high performance buildings, LEED-certified construction and other “green” development; alternative and renewable energy projects; residential; affordable housing developments; office; mixed-use developments; hotel, gaming  and casino facilities; museum projects; demolition projects; renovations of existing facilities; various public projects; water and wastewater treatment plants; public/private developments; Native American tribal development; and environmental control and remediation projects


Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

  • Executive Committee, Past Chair

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2017
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010, 2011 and 2013-2016
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2006-2016
    • Named as one of the Michigan Super Lawyers Top 50 Women, 2006-2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated