Stephen M. Green

Partner, Los Angeles Office


Stephen is a partner in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates practice group.  In his counsel to individuals and families seeking to preserve their legacies and vision for next-generation wealth transfer, he applies a detailed and sophisticated approach to help clients achieve their big-picture goals.  He assists clients in realizing their objectives by creating an estate plan that utilizes various types of living and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, among other tools, tailored to each client’s particular position and needs.

Stephen also brings strength in dispute resolution, should clients find themselves in conflict, including by representing them in court in the administration of trusts and estates, and other Probate Court matters.  In that context, his prior background representing business clients in civil litigation in federal and state trial courts, Courts of Appeal in California and North Carolina, and the North Carolina Supreme Court, resulting in several reported decisions, proves invaluable.  Stephen has also mediated to successful resolution dozens of disputes.


Mr. Green was recognized as a Southern California Rising Star by Los Angeles Magazine from 2006-2008.


  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit