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D. Rossen S. "Ross" Greene practices in the areas of Eminent Domain, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate and Civil Litigation


Ross Greene has been a member of Pender & Coward’s Eminent Domain Practice Group since 2008.  He focuses his Eminent Domain / Condemnation practice exclusively on representing government agencies, utilities, municipalities, other condemning authorities, and right-of-way consultants, and does not accept landowner-side cases. Mr. Greene is a member of the International Right of Way Association and is certified as a Right of Way Agent by the IRWA. Mr. Greene is also a Virginia Certified Title Examiner. He is AV-Rated (“Preeminent”) in Eminent Domain, Litigation, and Real Estate by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system.


Mr. Greene earned his J.D. from the T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, graduating magna cum laude. While there, he served as an Articles & Comments Editor on the University of Richmond Law Review. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College, graduating summa cum laude. Mr. Green is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa.



Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    9 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    9 years


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Contact info

Pender & Coward PC

117 Market St
Suffolk, VA, 23434-5229


VAAuthorized to practice law200703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia's Legal Elite - Young Lawer (Under 40)Virginia Business Magazine2014
Virginia's Legal Elite - Young Lawyer (Under 40)Virginia Business Magazine2013
A/V RatedMartindale-Hubbell Peer Review RatingsN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociatePender & Coward, P.C.2013 - Present
AssociatePender & Coward, P.C.2007 - 2013
Law ClerkPender & Coward, P.C.2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Suffolk Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Monarch Bank Leadership BoardMember2011 - Present
Suffolk Ducks Unlimited Leadership CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Virginia ClubMember2010 - Present
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Leadership Hampton RoadsGraduate2012 - 2012
Suffolk Leadership AcademyGraduate2008 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Opinions & Observations from the attorneys of Pender & CowardPartition Suits2013
Opinions & Observations from the attorneys of Pender & CowardChurch Incorporation2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Hampden-Sydney CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Eminent Domain and Valuation (scheduled)What You Need to Know NOW!2015
Eminent Domain From Start to FinishChallenging the Right to Take: Case Law and Recent Issues2013