Vedder Price

Daniel C. Green

Associate

Daniel C. Green is a litigation Associate in the New York office of Vedder Price.

Mr. Green represents clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, and he devotes a significant portion of his practice to the defense of accounting firms in both audit and tax-related contexts.

While in law school, Daniel was a staff member of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and he authored a chapter on the subject of prison security classification for A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, a publication of the Human Rights Law Review.

Prior to entering law school, he was employed by the Hazardous Waste Management Branch of the state of Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division.

Daniel C. Green

Associate

Experience

  • Defending multiple accounting firms in purported derivative actions in federal and New York State trial and appellate courts brought by members of funds invested with Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Defending accounting firm in action brought by non-client who claimed to have relied upon firm’s audit in investing in multimillion dollar fraudulent enterprise, obtaining summary judgment in district court and affirmation of dismissal from Third Circuit on appeal.
  • Defending national bank in two related actions asserting multiple New Jersey and federal consumer protection claims, securing dismissal in both state and federal court and securing dismissal a third time following reversal by Third Circuit.
  • Defending accounting firm in two related actions brought by former client, a development-stage technology company, and one of that company’s principal investors on grounds that firm’s withdrawal from audit engagement jeopardized company’s ability to obtain further funding.
  • Obtaining dismissal of claims brought by special litigation counsel to a bankrupt vacation club against that club’s former auditor.
  • Representing national kitchenware company in lawsuit against its former chief executive and a competitor, alleging violation of noncompetition agreement, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.
  • Representing accounting firm in related lawsuits in multiple federal courts stemming from alleged role in inducing investment in oil and gas drilling partnerships.
  • Representing accounting firm in suit brought by former client who claimed to have incurred significant tax liability as a New York State and City resident as a result of relying upon its advice.
  • Representing Ireland-based distressed asset remarketing arm of commercial lender in lawsuit against Malaysian entity stemming from failed purchase of four aircraft.

Daniel C. Green

Associate

Education

  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2003
  • Emory University, B.A., 1999, magna cum laude

Daniel C. Green

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2003
  • New York, 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2010

Daniel C. Green

Associate