Michelle M. Greene


Michelle Greene is an associate in the Environmental Litigation and Toxic Tort Department where she focuses her practice primarily on environmental class actions and mass tort litigations. Ms. Greene currently represents individuals injured by Aqueous Film-Form Foam (AFFF) and PFAS contamination in the multi-district litigation.

She also represents individuals, communities, and municipalities injured as a result of exposure to Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) around the country.

PFAS and AFFF: A Brief Introduction

Ms. Greene has been a panelist and speaker at several Water Contamination Conferences, including those hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), where she provided members with a history of PFAS, sources of contamination and the current state of litigation.

Also a published author on environmental topics, such as landfill leachate, PFAS water contamination, and toxic torts statute of limitations, Ms. Greene’s articles can be found in the New York Law Journal, AWWA’s OpFlow Magazine and Lawyer Monthly.

Ms. Greene is a graduate of Pace Law School where she represented the Department of Environmental Protection at the Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings on water and asbestos issues. In addition, she served as a legal intern at the United Nations where she was part of the decision-making and negotiation process for environmental treaties. Michelle also served as the Senior Associate of Pace Environmental Law Review and was President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.