Practice Expertise

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investing in Ireland

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investing in Ireland

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • WSG Board of Directors - Chair Emeritus 2009-2010
  • WSG Board of Directors - Chair 2008-2009
  • WSG Board of Directors - Chair Elect 2007-2008
  • WSG Board of Directors - Secretary 2006-2007


Michael Greene is a Consultant with A&L Goodbody and a former Chairman and Head of the Corporate Department of the Firm. An experienced corporate law specialist, his areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, inward investment, securities work, general corporate law, fund management and other activities carried on in the International Financial Services Centre, Dublin.

Michael managed A&L Goodbody's New York office for three years ending July, 1990. For four years, he was Head of the Firm's Corporate Department and served as Chairman of the Firm for three years ending June 2005.

He serves was the worldwide Chair of the World Services Group, as a member of the board of the International Bar Association, and as a member of the American Chamber, the Ireland US Council for Industry and Commerce, the Ireland China Association, the German Irish Chamber of Commerce, the Ireland Japan Association, the Ireland India Business Forum and the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Michael also serves as a non-executive director of a variety of companies.

Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investing in Ireland

Professional Career

Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland

International Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Bar Foundation
German Irish Chamber of Commerce
Ireland Japan Association
Ireland India Business Forum
Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Seminars/ Presentation
Speaking at and chairing a range of seminars on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.


Various articles and chapters relating to corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and inward investment and the IBA's Report on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction


Ireland IP & Technology Law Blog

A&L Goodbody is an Irish law firm providing expert legal advice across every aspect of business law. The Firm advises a broad domestic and international client base in both the private and public sectors, across the island of Ireland.

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