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Born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1942, Laurence B. Green enlisted in the U.S. Army after his graduation from high school and served in both South Korea and Japan. Following his military career, he attended the University of Pittsburgh and graduated with a B.A. in 1966. After college, Mr. Green worked as a laborer in the open hearth furnace at the Homestead Works of U.S. Steel and was a member of the United Steel Workers of America. Thereafter, he attended the University of Pittsburgh Law School, where he received his J.D. in 1971. He is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts and in the Supreme Court of the United States. He began his legal career as a staff attorney for Neighborhood Legal Services Association. He left that position to open a private law office in Pittsburgh in the general practice of law concentrating in Plaintiff's Personal Injury litigation. He is a founding partner of Berger and Green, where he serves as a Pennsylvania Personal Injury attorney for the firm.


In 2004, Mr. Green was named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. This distinction means that his peers nominated him as one of the best lawyers in Pennsylvania based on their observance of him in action. After careful research and a throughout business review, Law and Politics selected Mr. Green as one of the distinguished Pennsylvania Super Lawyers based on specific criteria. Pennsylvania Super Lawyers represent the top five percent of all lawyers in Pennsylvania in peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mr. Green is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PaAJ), the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA), the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), and Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA). He has also joined a distinguished group of attorneys as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a small group of attorneys throughout the United States who have successfully pursued awards in the amount of one million dollars or more for their clients. Mr. Green is a hands-on attorney, who is not afraid to take a difficult case. He prides himself on his attention to detail. Clients appreciate his hard work, concern for their interests and his ability to understand the devastating effects that accidents have had on their lives.


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Contact info

Berger and Green

800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
    44 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    44 years
  3. Defective Products: 10%
    44 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2010
Top 100 Trail LawyersThe National Trial Lawyer2009
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocate Forum2008
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2007
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBerger and Green1984 - Present
PartnerKudzma & Green1973 - 1983
Staff AttorneyNeighborhood Legal Services Association1971 - 1973
LaborerUnited States Steel Corporation Homestead Works1966 - 1966
Communications Security AnalystUnited States Army Security Agency1960 - 1963
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeMemberN/A
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association For JusticeMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
University of Pittsburgh School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1966