Ethan Greene

Partner with Reisman Karron Greene LLP

Ethan Greene, a founding partner of Reisman Karron Greene LLP, focuses on the resolution of mass tort and complex litigation. His experience includes serving as a court-appointed Special Master in federal and state courts, serving as an independent, third-party neutral selected by private parties, and representing individual clients as their counsel.

Mr. Greene has successfully negotiated, facilitated, and implemented settlements of pharmaceutical, medical device, and other product liability litigation through traditional resolution methods (such as settlements of individual cases through mediation) as well through innovative approaches to aggregate and class action settlements to resolve tens of thousands of cases. He has regularly worked on complex medical and scientific aspects of cases, including identifying, retaining, and working with consulting and testifying medical experts, and deposing treating physicians and doctors serving as expert witnesses.

Mr. Greene has experience developing methodologies to allocate aggregate settlement funds amongst participating claimants in a fair, efficient, and transparent manner. He also has experience with many aspects of the claims administration process, including lien resolution and Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance.

Mr. Greene’s notable matters include:
• Court-appointed Master in Chancery by Judge Steve Thomas, Hardin County, Texas, 356th Judicial District, to allocate aggregate settlement among plaintiffs participating in private settlement agreement regarding personal injury and wrongful death claims in the GM Ignition Switch Litigation.
• Appointed by U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia as Special Master for settlement in multi-district product liability litigation against Neomedic by plaintiffs alleging personal injury from Neomedic pelvic mesh implants.
• Represented Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and American Medical Systems, Inc. in settlement of pelvic mesh product liability actions in multi-district litigation in federal district court and developed processes to administer aggregate settlements efficiently.
• Represented BP in negotiating the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement.
• Represented Wyeth (formerly American Home Products Corporation) in the diet drug (“fen phen”) litigation. Mr. Greene defended Wyeth and coordinated expert discovery in individual lawsuits. In addition, he was one of the lead negotiators for Wyeth in the Diet Drug “Global Settlement Process,” resolving over 60,000 opt-out cases.

Mr. Greene received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1999, magna cum laude, and graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004. Prior to founding RKG, he was an associate at Arnold & Porter from 2004-2015.


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