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Michael Z. Green
Professor of Law
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Courses: ADR in the Workplace Seminar, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Evidence, and Labor Law

Professor Michael Green has been a member of the faculty since 2003. In June 2008, he was appointed to the inaugural position of Associate Dean for Faculty Research & Development.  As the Dean for Faculty Research & Development, he highlighted the significant accomplishments of the faculty while continuing to nourish and support the development and success of faculty members as teachers and scholars. In June 2012, Professor Green returned to his full-time faculty position. Professor Green’s scholarship focuses on labor and employment disputes and the intersection of race and alternatives to the court resolution process.

Professor Green was a visiting professor at the University of Georgia School of Law in Spring 2013 where he taught Employment Discrimination and Employment Law. Professor Green was also a visiting professor at Florida State University College of Law where he taught Evidence and Employment Discrimination during the Spring 2008 semester. He has taught as an adjunct professor in graduate programs at SMU and Loyola Chicago and in the Hamline University School of Law’s Summer Dispute Resolution Program. He previously served as an associate professor at Florida Coastal School of Law. Professor Green also taught at the University of Wisconsin School of Law as part of his duties as a recipient of the prestigious Hastie Teaching Fellowship. He practiced law in Chicago where he was an of counsel and associate at the firm of Franczek Sullivan P.C. and an associate at the firm, Lord, Bissell & Brook.  He also worked as an associate in Louisville, Kentucky for the firm, Brown, Todd & Heyburn.  His legal practice experience focused on representing clients in labor and employment disputes.

Professor Green, elected as a member of the American Law Institute in October 2006, serves on the Consultative Group on the Restatement Third of Employment Law.  Among his many other professional activities, Professor Green is a labor and employment mediator and arbitrator who serves as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Labor Arbitration panel, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Labor Panel, and as a hearing officer for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Trial Board. He also was appointed in 2008 to be the co-chair of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section's Committee on Advocacy. He is the co-chair of the Subcommittee on ADR for the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section’s Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. 

Since 2007, Professor Green has also served as the neutral chair of the Dallas Regional of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Student Mock Trial Competition.A frequently requested speaker, Professor Green has presented at dozens of conferences on matters pertaining to labor and employment law and dispute resolution. Professor Green holds a LL.M. from the University of Wisconsin School of Law, a J.D., cum laude, and an M.S. in Human Resources and Industrial and Labor Relations from Loyola Chicago, an M.B.A. from California Lutheran, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Selected Publications, 2000-Present (Reverse Chronological Order)

“How the NLRB’s Light Still Shines on Anti-Discrimination Law Fifty Years After Title VII,” 14 Nevada Law Journal 754 (2014)

“Retaliatory Employment Arbitration,” 35 UC-Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law 201 (2014)

The Challenge for Collective Bargaining: Proceedings of the New York University 65th Annual Conference on Labor (M. Green Ed. LexisNexis 2013)

“A Post-Pyett Collective Bargaining Agreement to Arbitrate Statutory Discrimination Claims: What Is It Good For–Could It Be Absolutely Nothing or Really Something?” Chapter 12 in The Challenge for Collective Bargaining: Proceedings of the New York University 65th Annual Conference on Labor (M. Green Ed. LexisNexis 2013)

"Against Employer Dumpster-Diving for Email," 64 South Carolina Law Review 323 (2012).  [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]

"Reading Ricci and Pyett to Deliver Racial Justice Through Union Arbitration," 87 Indiana Law Journal 367 (2012).  [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]  [pdf] [ssrn] 

"Unpaid Furloughs and Four-Day Work Weeks: Employer Sympathy or a Call for Collective Employee Action?," 42 Connecticut Law Review 1139 (2010). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw] [pdf] .

"No Strict Evidence Rules in Labor and Employment Arbitration," 15 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 533 (2009). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw] .

"Measures to Encourage and Reward Post-Dispute Agreements to Arbitrate Employment Discrimination Claims," 8 Nevada Law Journal 58 ( 2007). [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Ruminations About the EEOC’s Policy Regarding Arbitration," 11 Employee Rights & Employment Policy Journal 139, 154-204 (2007) (from Dispute Resolution in Action:  Examining the Reality of Employment Discrimination Cases: Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools Sections on Employment Discrimination and Alternative Dispute Resolution). [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Ethical Incentives for Employers in Adopting Legal Service Plans to Handle Employment Disputes," 44 Brandeis Law Journal (2006).  [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Tackling Employment Discrimination With ADR: Does Mediation Offer A Shield for the Haves or Real Opportunity for the Have-Nots?," 26 Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law 321 (2005). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Addressing Race Discrimination Under Title VII After Forty Years: The Promise of ADR as Interest-Convergence," 48 Howard Law Journal 937 (2005). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"An Essay Challenging the Racially Biased Selection of Arbitrators for Employment Discrimination Claims," 4 Journal of American Arbitration 1 (2005). [Westlaw].

"Finding Lawyers for Employees in Discrimination Disputes as a Critical Prescription for Unions to Embrace Racial Justice," 7 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor & Employment Law 55 (2004). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Opposing Excessive Use of Employer Bargaining Power in Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Through Collective Employee Actions," 10 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 77 (2003). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Proposing A New Paradigm For EEOC Enforcement After Thirty Five Years: Outsourcing Charge Processing By Mandatory Mediation," 105 Pennsylvania State Dickinson Law Review 305 (2001). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

"Debunking The Myth of Employer Advantage From Using Mandatory Arbitration For Employment Discrimination Claims," 31 Rutgers Law Journal 399 (2000).  [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw].

Selected Presentations, 2007-Present (Reverse Chronological Order)

Presenter, Thirty-First Annual Carl Warns, Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, “A Review of Labor and Employment Cases from the Supreme Court’s 2013-2014 Term,” Louisville, Kentucky (June 12, 2014)
 
Presenter, “Stifling Future Employee Activity With the EEOC:  Retaliation Through Severance in EEOC v. CVS,” as part of a panel on Anticipatory Retaliation at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act After Fifty Years–The New York University 67th Annual Conference on Labor, NYU Law School, New York, NY (June 5, 2014)
 
Presenter, “Closing Down the National Labor Relations Board,” at the Law and Society Annual Meeting Program on a panel “Glitz, Creativity, and Alternatives to the All-or-Nothing, Full Collective Bargaining Model: Reimagining North American Labor Law,” Minneapolis, Minnesota (May 30, 2014)

Presenter, “Recent Developments in Labor Law for Non-Union Employers,” the 52nd Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration at the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas (May 8, 2014)

Presenter, “The Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements,” the 52nd Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration at the Center for American and International Law,  Plano, Texas (May 7, 2014)                        

Presenter, “The NLRB’s Protection of Non-Union Employees and Employer Policy Concerns,” at the Tarrant County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section monthly meeting, Fort Worth, Texas (April 22, 2014).

Presenter, “Is Retaliation a Viable Challenge to Employer-Mandated Arbitration?,” presented at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law Program on “Arbitration: A Universal Remedy” in Rancho Mirage, California (March 27, 2014).  

Presenter, “Lawyers Without Borders: The Ethical Implications of the Multijurisdictional Practice of Law,” American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Employment Rights and Employment Responsibilities Committee, Midwinter Meeting, Los Cabos, Mexico (March 22, 2014).

Presenter, “Zealousness Versus Civility: Some Ethical Challenges for Settlement Negotiations,” as part of a panel on “Let’s Make a Deal (Part I): Ethics of Settling Individual Employment Disputes,” American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee, Midwinter Meeting, Los Cabos, Mexico (March 21, 2014).

Presenter, “Retaliatory Employment Arbitration,” as part of a scholarly faculty exchange presentation for the Faculty Speaker Series at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma (March 5, 2014).

Presenter, “Retaliatory Employment Arbitration,” as part of a panel on Emerging Legal Issues in Forced Arbitration: Collective Rights & Retaliation in the Workplace at the “Forced Arbitration in the Workplace: A Symposium,” University of California-Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California (February 22, 2014).

Presenter, “Determining When the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine Applies to Internal Corporate Communications,” American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section 7th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (November 8, 2013).

Presenter, “Ethics of Social Media for Lawyers: It is Not Just Clients Who Need to Worry,” American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section 7th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (November 7, 2013).

Presenter, Eighteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, “The Procedural Dismantling of Established Discrimination Structures of Proof by the Roberts Court,” Chicago, Illinois (October 4, 2013).

Presenter, Eighth Annual Labor and Employment Law Colloquium, “How the NLRB Still Plays A Major Role in Anti-Discrimination Law,” UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, Nevada (September 27, 2013).

Presenter, “Expectations of Privacy in the Workplace Given Technological Advances and Increasing Employer Demands for Efficiency” as part of a panel on “Privacy in an Era of Advancing Technology,” Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Palm Beach, Florida (August 7, 2013).

Commentator and Coordinator, “New Voices in Labor and Employment Discussion Group” involving call for papers by junior scholars in labor and employment law and providing commentary on their pending publications from experienced labor and employment law scholars, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Palm Beach, Florida (August 7, 2013).

Commentator, “Discussion Group on the Rise and Fall of the Wagner Model: An International and Comparative Perspective,” Southeastern Association of Law Schools, Palm Beach, Florida (August 6, 2013).

Lead Commentary Presenter, John Mercer Langston Scholarly Writing Workshop, “Sunset to Twilight to Dusk: Ending Race-Conscious Admissions Policies ‘With All Deliberate Speed’,” a discussion of Fisher v. Texas by Vinay Harpalani, Chicago-Kent College of Law, at Denver University School of Law, Denver, Colorado (July 12, 2013).

Presenter, "The Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements," The 51st Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration at the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas (May 9, 2013).

Presenter, "Roundtable for Research Deans," at the AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (January 6, 2013). 

Presenter, "Recent Results from the Ethics 20/20 Commission," at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Sixth Annual Program as part of a panel on "The Ethics of Advertising and Promotion in the 21st Century" held in Atlanta, Georgia (November 2, 2012) and also stepped in as moderator of another panel on "Electronic Dumpster Diving: The Legal Ethics of TMI" held at the same conference in Atlanta, Georgia when the moderator was unable to attend due to Hurricane Sandy (November 1, 2012).

Presenter, "Retaliating Against Employee Opposition Through Mandatory Arbitration," at the Seventh Annual Labor and Employment Law Colloquiuum held at Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois (September 15, 2012).

Invited Participant, Employment Dispute Resolution Roundtable, a conference bringing together experts in employment dispute resolution from various disciplines to have a national conversation about change and improvement in this field and held at Penn State Law School, State College, Pennsylvania (Setember 6-7, 2012).

Presenter, discussing portions of paper, "Against Employer Dumpster-Diving for E-mail," at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting as part of a Discussion Group Panel on "Privacy in an Era of Advancing Technology" held in Amelia Island, Florida (August 1, 2012),

Lead Commentary Presenter, Third Annual John Mercer Langston Scholarly Writing Workshop, commenting on "Judging Congressional Oversight" at Suffolk University College of Law, Boston, Massachusetts (June 30, 2012).

Co-Presenter, Association of American Law Schools Workshop for New Law Teachers, Plenary Session - "Nuts and Bolts: Tips and Tricks of Scholarship," Washington, DC (June 22, 2012).

Presenter, "A Post-Pyett Collective Bargaining Agreement to Arbitrate Statutory Discrimination Claims: What Is It Good For– Could It Be Absolutely Nothing or Really Something?" The Challenge for Collective Bargaining–The New York University 65th Annual Conference on Labor, NYU Law School, New York, NY (June 7, 2012).

Presenter, "The Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements," The 50th Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration at the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas (May 2, 2012).

Presenter, "Advertising and the 20/20 Commission’s Proposed Changes," as part of a panel on "Wildcards in Cyberethics: How to Capitalize on New Technology while Complying with Ethical Obligations" at the ABA Labor and Employment Section Committee on Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee Midwinter Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada (March 28, 2012).

Presenter, "Cyberspace Protection of Client Confidentiality and Client Development" as part of a panel on "20/20 Foresight?: The Product of the Ethics 20/20 Commission" at the Labor and Employment Section Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee Midwinter Meeting, San Francisco, California (March 23, 2012).

Presenter, "Black Worker Voice in Times of Joblessness and Anti-Racism Backlash," conference on "The Collective and the Democracy: Race, Class, Gender, Disability and Individual Rights Law," UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, Nevada (February 23, 2012).

Presenter, "Changing the Public Sector Worker and Union Narrative in Negotiating During Tough Economic Times," conference on "The Role of ADR Mechanisms in Public Sector Labor Disputes: What Is at Stake, Where We Can Improve & How We Can Learn from the Private Sector?" The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio (February 17, 2012).

Presenter, "The Divide and Conquer Scheme to Eradicate Public Sector Labor Unions: Partisan Politics and the Race Consequences, " Association of American Law Schools, Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law program on Public Employees: Legal, Political, Economic, and Social Issues, Washington, DC (January 5, 2012).

Presenter, ABA Labor and Employment Section 5th Annual Conference, "Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Via E-Mail: Merging Federal Evidence Rule 502 With Discovery and Ethics Rules," Seattle, Washington (November 5, 2011).

Presenter, Sixteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, "The Toxicity and Incivility of Freedom-Based Defenses to Racial Harassment," San Diego, California (October 8, 2011).

Presenter, Sixth Annual Labor and Employment Law Colloquium, "Racial Workplace Harassment and the Toxic Incivility of Unchecked Freedom-Based Defenses," Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California (September 16, 2011).

Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) annual meeting, "Dismantling the Labor and Employment Arbitration Merger," as part of the Discussion Group on "Should Employment Discrimination Claims Continue to be Arbitrated?" Hilton Head, South Carolina (July 29, 2011).

Presenter, Second Annual John Mercer Langston Scholarly Writing Workshop, "Employee Expectations of Privacy Under the Lens of Attorney-Client Privilege," DePaul College of Law, Chicago, Illinois (June 25, 2011).

Presenter, Teaching Law School ADR Classes, "Choice and Balance in Arbitration Courses," Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California (June 22, 2011).

Presenter, Law and Society Annual Conference Panel on Looming Crises in U.S. Employment Law, "Employer-Provided Mobile Communication Devices: Keeping the Employees' Expectation of Privacy Realistic?," San Francisco, California (June 4, 2011).

Presenter, "Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements," at the 49th Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration, The Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas (May 4, 2011).

Presenter, American Bar Association, "Employment Investigations in Cyberspace and the Impact of Mobile Equipment," Labor and Employment Law Section, Technology in the Practice and Workplace Committee, National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law, Panel on Technology Tools and Legal Ethics, NYU Law School, New York, NY (April 29, 2011).

Presenter, "Employee Expectations of Privacy in Electronically Stored Information on Employer-Provided Equipment," University of Wisconsin School of Law, Honoring Jim Jones, A Hastie Fellow Reunion and Workshop, Madison, Wisconsin (April 15, 2011).

Presenter, "Using Social Networks for Employment Investigations and Its Ethical Traps," American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee Midwinter Meeting Program on "Ethical Issues in Cyberspace: Using Social Networking Sites Without Getting Disbarred," San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 25, 2011).

Presenter, "Ethical Traps in Cyberspace for Employment Lawyers," Tarrant County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Monthly Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas (February 15, 2011).

Scholar-in-Residence, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Midwinter Meeting,  Los Cabos, Mexico, including Presenter, Introductory Session, "Examining the Current Merger of Labor and Employment Arbitration," (February 11, 2011) and Presenter, Closing Session, "Arbitration in the Digital Era: Privacy, Ethical, and Evidentiary Issues Regarding Cyberspace, Electronic Devices, and Social Networks," Los Cabos, Mexico (February 13, 2011).

Presenter, Labor and Employment Law Under the Obama Administration, "Reading Ricci and Pyett to Provide Racial Justice Through Union Arbitration," Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana (November 13, 2010).

Presenter, Fourth Annual Association of American Law Schools Dispute Resolution Section Works-in-Progress Conference, "Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employment Discrimination Claims: Does Race Matter When Reading Ricci and Pyett?," University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon (October 16, 2010).

Presenter, "Mock AALS Interview" at the Society of American Law Teachers and LatCrit XV Eighth Annual Junior Faculty Development Program, Denver, Colorado (October 7, 2010).

Presenter, Fifth Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law,  "Employer-Provided Mobile Communication Devices: Keeping the Employees’ Expectation of Privacy Realistic," Washington University College of Law, St. Louis, Missouri (September 24, 2010).

Presenter, Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, "Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employment Discrimination Claims: Does Race Still Matter?" Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey (September 11, 2010). 

Presenter/Moderator, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Labor and Employment Presidential Showcase Program on Ethics in Cyberspace, "Examining Ethical Issues in Cyberspace Through Hypotheticals," San Francisco, California (August 6, 2010).

Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting, Labor and Employment Panel on Workplace Privacy, "The Allure of Cyberspace and Its Employment Privacy Implications," Palm Beach, Florida (August 4, 2010). 

Presenter, Twenty-Seventh Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr., Labor and Employment Law Institute, sponsored by the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, "The Allure of Electronic Communications and the Ethical Traps They Pose for Employment Lawyers," Louisville, Kentucky (June 25, 2010).

Presenter, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Panel on Collective Labor Law: Crossing Boundaries Within and Between the Nation-State, "Unions and Racial Justice: What Pyett and Ricci Hath Joined Together, Let No Employer Put Asunder," Chicago, Illinois (May 28, 2010).

Presenter/Moderator, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section and ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education, Teleconference/Webcast, "Twenty-Five Years of Employment Discrimination Law," (May 19, 2010, 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. E.S.T.).

Presenter, The Center for American and International Law, 48th Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration, "The Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements," Plano, Texas (May 12, 2010).

Presenter, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Committee on Technology in the Practice and Workplace Midwinter Meeting, Panel on Virtual and Portable Workspaces and the Practice of Law, "The Allure of Cyberspace and Its Ethical Traps for Employment Lawyers,”  New York University School of Law, New York, New York (April 29, 2010).

Presenter,  American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Midwinter Meeting, Panel on The Allure of Electronic Communications: Forgetting Your Professional Responsibilities When Involved With E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogging, "The Allure of Cyberspace and Its Ethical Traps for Employment Lawyers," Coronado, California (March 26, 2010).

Presenter, Fourth Annual Critical Race Studies Symposium, Panel on Employment Discrimination in a Non-Binary World: Masculinity, Segregation, and Institutional Responsibility, "Doubting the Thomases: Is Black on Black Workplace Sexual Harassment an Issue of Race or Sex or Both?" UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California (March 11, 2010).

Presenter, Third Annual Dispute Resolution Works in Progress Conference, “Employment Discrimination after the Supreme Court’s 2009 Term: A Retaliatory Check on Employers and the Arbitration Monster,” Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (November 14, 2009).

Presenter, University of Connecticut Law Review Symposium: Redefining Work: Implications of the Four-Day Work Week, “Four-Day Weeks and Efforts Aimed at Reducing Work Time: Employer Sympathy or Circumventing Unions and Wage Hour Laws?” Hartford, Connecticut (October 30, 2009).

Presenter, Fourth Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law, “Furloughs, Reduced Workweeks and Other Efforts Aimed at Reducing Employees’ Work Hours While Still Offering Job Stability," Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey (September 25, 2009).

Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annnual Conference, Panel on Union Negotiated Arbitration of Statutory Discrimination Claims after 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett, "What Actions Will Employers, Arbitrators, and Neutral Service Providers Take in Response to the Supreme Court’s Pyett Decision?" Palm Beach, Florida (August 6, 2009).

Presenter, American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, Dispute Resolution Section Panel on Negotiating Union Waivers for Statutory Discrimination Claims in Arbitration and Related Issues of Advocacy After 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett, "Mandatory Bargaining Over Requiring Employees to Arbitrate?" Chicago, Illinois (July 30, 2009).

Presenter, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Panel on Employment Discrimination in a Non-Binary World: Worker Identity, Intersectionality, and Institutional Responsibility, "Doubting the Thomases: Is Black-on-Black Sexual Harassment in the Workplace a Matter of Sex or Race or Both?" Denver, Colorado (May 28, 2009).

Presenter, The Center for American and International Law, 47th Annual Course on Labor Law and Labor Arbitration, "Negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements,"  Plano, Texas (April 23, 2009).

Presenter, American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution,11th Annual Conference, panel on Whither Gilmer and Gardner-Denver?: 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett as a New Fountainhead Case in Labor Law, "Collective Bargaining Waivers to Process Statutory Discrimination Claims Through Grievance Arbitration," New York, New York (April 16, 2009).

Presenter,  American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee Midwinter Meeting, panel on "Sexual Harassment in the Union and Non-Union Setting," in which arbitrators and advocates discussed the key differences in union labor arbitration and non-union employment arbitration, Key West, Florida (March 28, 2009).

Presenter, American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment, Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee Midwinter Meeting, panel on Issue Conflicts, Positional Conflicts, and Business Conflicts, "Another Matter to Address in the Mandatory Arbitration Debate:  Which Side are You On Regarding Positional Conflicts of Interest?" Key West, Florida (March 27, 2009).

Presenter, Littler Mendelson Employment & Labor Law Lecture, "Where are We Going With the Merger of Employment Discrimination Claims and Alternative Dispute Resolution?" Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio (March 12, 2009).

Presenter, Texas Wesleyan Law Review Symposium, Alternative Dispute Resolution: Exploring the new standard of diligent settlement advocacy facing today’s litigator, "Why Advocates Should Not Expect Strict Adherence to the Rules of Evidence in Labor and Employment Arbitration," Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas (February 13, 2009). 

Presenter, AALS Annual Meeting, Evidence Section Poster Presentation, "No Strict Evidence Rules in Labor and Employment Arbitration," San Diego, California (January 9, 2009).

Presenter, Second Annual AALS Dispute Resolution Section Works-in-Progress Program, "Searching for the Wright and Pyett Answer to Collective Bargaining Arbitration of Statutory Claims," Arizona State College of Law, Phoenix, Arizona (October 25, 2008).

Presenter, Third Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law, "Retaliatory Aspects of Compelling Employees to Arbitrate," University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California (October 24, 2008).

Presenter, Tarrant County Bar Association Brown Bag Seminar Series, Why Diversity? It's Good Business, "Ethical Obligations to Address Diversity as a Solution to Obtain a Critical Mass," Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas (October 10, 2008).

Presenter, Thirteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, Panel on Sex, Race and Other Identities at the Intersections, "Doubting the Thomases: Is Black on Black Workplace Sexual Harassment an Issue of Race or Sex or Both?" University of Seattle School of Law, Seattle, Washington (October 4, 2008).

Presenter, American Bar Association Annual Labor and Employment Section Conference, "Witness Preparation and Ex Parte Communications: A Fundamental Discussion," Denver, Colorado (September 11, 2008).

Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) annual conference and labor and employment panel on  the Impact of Retaliation in the Workplace After Burlington v. White, "Retaliatory Aspects of Compelling Employees to Arbitrate," Palm Beach, Florida (August 1, 2008). 

Presenter, 14th National Labor-Management Relations Conference sponsored by the Federal Mediation Conciliation Services, "Identifying and Cultivating a Diverse Pool of Arbitrators: Reviewing the Biases and the Ethics Involved Within the Selection Process," Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2008).

Presenter, Twenty-Fifth Annual Carl Warns, Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, "To Prepare or not to Prepare Witnesses During An Employment Deposition: Ethically, is that not the Question or is it Balancing the Duty to the Client with the Duty to the Tribunal and Others Regarding Truthfulness?" Louisville, Kentucky (May 30, 2008).

Presenter, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee Midwinter Meeting, "Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel Regarding Employment Litigation," Dana Point, California (April 4, 2008).

Presenter, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Ethics and Professionalism Committee and Equal Employment Opportunity Committee Joint Midwinter Meeting, "The Ethics of Preparing Witnesses for Testimony," Tucson, Arizona (March 27, 2008).

Presenter, Labor Employment Relations Association 60th Annual Meeting: Rebuilding America in a Changing Global Context, Workers' Rights in the Aftermath of a Disaster, "What Hurricane Katrina Should Have Taught Employers About Using Expedited ADR to Address Employment Matters in a Crisis," New Orleans, Louisiana (January 5, 2008).

Presenter, Southwest Conflict Resolution Network, "Arbitration of Employment Disputes: Will It Continue or Diminish?" SMU Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, Plano, Texas (November 20, 2007). 

Presenter, Twelfth Annual LatCrit Conference, Fifth Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop, On Scholarship: What to Write and How to Finish, "Developing a Scholarly Agenda to Obtain Tenure: Know Yourself and Know Your Institution," Miami Beach, Florida (October 5, 2007).

Presenter, Second Annual Colloquium on  Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law, "Searching for the Wright  Answer to Collective Bargaining Arbitration of Statutory Claims," Denver, Colorado (September 28, 2007).

Presenter, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Fall 2007 Faculty Development Speaker Colloquium Series, "Searching for the Wright Answer to Collective Bargaining Arbitration of Statutory Claims," Fort Worth, Texas (September 25, 2007). 

Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Employment Law Panel on the Civil Rights Act of 1991 After Fifteen Years, "The Suspicious Enforcement of Arbitration for Title VII Claims After the Civil Rights Act of 1991 Granted the Right to Jury Trials and Punitive Damages: What Congress Could Not Have Intended," Amelia Island, Florida (July 31, 2007).

Presenter, 3rd National Conference of Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute Resolution, "Leveraging Opportunities for Minority Arbitrators through Mandatory Arbitration Agreements," Columbus, Ohio (May 17, 2007).

Presenter, Langston Hughes Lecturer, "Black Workers and Collective Approaches to Dispute Resolution in 2007," University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (April 19, 2007) .

Commentator/Presenter, National Academy of Arbitrators 2007 Spring Education Conference, Beyond the Protocol: The Future of Due Process in Workplace Dispute Resolution, "Regarding Empirical Research on Due Process in Employment Arbitration," Chicago, Illinois (April 14, 2007).

Presenter, Southwest/Southeast People of Color Regional Scholarship Conference, Employment Panel: "Negotiating A Call to Action for Selection of Diverse Arbitrators in Employment Discrimination Matters," Orlando, Florida (Mar. 17, 2007).

Presenter, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Ethics and Professionalism Committee Midwinter Meeting: "Arbitrators' Duties When Counsel Are Or Are Not Present During Proceedings: Should the Rules of Evidence Matter?" Manzanillo, Mexico (Feb. 18, 2007).

Presenter, Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution University of Nevada-Las Vegas School of Law Symposium: Rethinking the Federal Arbitration Act, "Measures to Encourage and Reward Post-Dispute Agreements to Arbitrate," Las Vegas, Nevada (January 26, 2007).

Presenter, AALS Panel Jointly Sponsored by the Dispute Resolution and Employment Discrimination Sections, Dispute Resolution in Action: Examining the Reality of Employment Discrimination Cases Jointly, "The EEOC’s Role in Setting Policy About ADR and Why it Has Dropped the Ball Regarding Arbitration," Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2007).

More details about Professor Green’s background may be found on his curriculum vitae.