Mary Jo Greene


Phone Number: (312) 630-9630



Academic Background

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • London School of Economics
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Dominican University

Practice Areas

  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Appeals
  • Construction Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Home and Long-Term Care
  • Personal and Commercial General Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Services
  • Sexual Assault

Professional Profile

Mary Jo Greene is licensed to practice in Illinois and has developed expertise in the defense of first and third party general tort liability claims with a special emphasis on personal injury, including abuse and neglect as well as sexual assault. Ms. Greene has extensive experience in the defense of medical negligence actions, nursing home and long term care liability matters. She has successfully defended not-for-profits  and  schools which provide services for students and other individuals with developmental disabilities. Other areas of significant expertise include defending personal and commercial liability matters including premises, security services and construction claims. The clients she represents include primary insurers, self-insureds and both small and Fortune 100 companies. Ms. Greene's trial experience includes the successful defense of complex multi-party cases with verdict values exceeding several million dollars. She has practiced in both state and federal courts throughout the Midwest. She has argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and has successfully presented a case of first impression before the Illinois Supreme Court. She has maintained a Martindale Hubbell® AV rating from her peers for over 25 years and in 2011, was selected for the inaugural Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, a distinction achieved by less than five percent of female attorneys nationwide which she has maintained to the present. She has been continually recognized as a top rated attorney in Chicago by Legal Leader.

Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals


Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Your House Counsel