Whitney Lay Greene

Partner

P
(404) 334-9340
F
(404) 738-1632
3200 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Suite 250
Atlanta
,
GA
30339

PRACTICE AREAS

General Liability and Casualty Defense

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Transportation Litigation

Rideshare Litigation

Admissions

Georgia

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Education

University of Georgia School of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2012

University of Tennessee

B.A., 2008

Whitney Lay Greene is an experienced civil litigator and trial attorney, practicing throughout the state of Georgia. She handles a broad spectrum of matters in the fields of commercial transportation, ride-share/gig economy liability, premises liability, and product liability. Whitney handles cases from pre-suit through resolution, including trials and appeals. She assists with response to pre-suit preservation letters and routinely performs emergency response and on-scene investigation services in the wake of catastrophic events to preserve her client’s interests and minimize exposure.  

Whitney prides herself on handling all matters for her clients but focuses her practice on cases with complex liability and medical causation issues, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of litigation, including motion practice, expert depositions, mediations, and representing clients at the trial and appellate level. Her success relies on her ability to fully understand the desired resolution as she works to provide creative and effective strategies on behalf of her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Whitney was a partner in an Atlanta firm.

Professional Associations

Trucking Industry Defense Association

DRI, Trucking Law Committee Steering Committee

DRI, Women in the Law Committee

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

American Bar Association, Vice-Chair Commercial Transportation Committee and Tort and Insurance Practice Section

Women in Trucking

Articles

“The Price is Wrong: How to Identify and Fight Medical Overbilling” DRI Trucking Seminar, April 29, 2022

“Catch Me If You Can: How to Avoid, Identify, and Combat Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Fraud”, DRI For the Defense, December 2021

“The Ghost of Treatment Past- Medical Litigation Funding and How to Fight It”, SIU Today, Fall 2021

“Medical Litigation Funding: How to Spot It and How to Fight It,” Trucking Industry Defense Association Newsletter, March 26, 2021

“The Ghost of Treatment Past: Phantom Medical Bills, Medical Litigation Funding, and How to Fight Them” DRI Webinar, June 17, 2020

“Medical Litigation Funding: Hot to Spot It and How to Fight It” DRI For the Defense, December 2020

“Litigating Trucking Cases: Utilizing and Defending Against Distracted Driving Allegations”- Strafford, November 8, 2018

“To Catch a Plaintiff: Production of Surveillance Evidence Prior To Trial,” GDLA Journal September 4, 2014

Achievements

Outstanding Service Award (2020), by McLane Company, Inc.

One of the largest distributors to grocery, convenience, and foodservice providers in the U.S., this award recognizes outside counsel for outstanding legal work and service in their representation of McLane.

Whitney Lay Greene is an experienced civil litigator and trial attorney, practicing throughout the state of Georgia. She handles a broad spectrum of matters in the fields of commercial transportation, ride-share/gig economy liability, premises liability, and product liability. Whitney handles cases from pre-suit through resolution, including trials and appeals. She assists with response to pre-suit preservation letters and routinely performs emergency response and on-scene investigation services in the wake of catastrophic events to preserve her client’s interests and minimize exposure.  

Whitney prides herself on handling all matters for her clients but focuses her practice on cases with complex liability and medical causation issues, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of litigation, including motion practice, expert depositions, mediations, and representing clients at the trial and appellate level. Her success relies on her ability to fully understand the desired resolution as she works to provide creative and effective strategies on behalf of her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Whitney was a partner in an Atlanta firm.

Professional Associations

Trucking Industry Defense Association

DRI, Trucking Law Committee Steering Committee

DRI, Women in the Law Committee

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

American Bar Association, Vice-Chair Commercial Transportation Committee and Tort and Insurance Practice Section

Women in Trucking

Articles

“The Price is Wrong: How to Identify and Fight Medical Overbilling” DRI Trucking Seminar, April 29, 2022

“Catch Me If You Can: How to Avoid, Identify, and Combat Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Fraud”, DRI For the Defense, December 2021

“The Ghost of Treatment Past- Medical Litigation Funding and How to Fight It”, SIU Today, Fall 2021

“Medical Litigation Funding: How to Spot It and How to Fight It,” Trucking Industry Defense Association Newsletter, March 26, 2021

“The Ghost of Treatment Past: Phantom Medical Bills, Medical Litigation Funding, and How to Fight Them” DRI Webinar, June 17, 2020

“Medical Litigation Funding: Hot to Spot It and How to Fight It” DRI For the Defense, December 2020

“Litigating Trucking Cases: Utilizing and Defending Against Distracted Driving Allegations”- Strafford, November 8, 2018

“To Catch a Plaintiff: Production of Surveillance Evidence Prior To Trial,” GDLA Journal September 4, 2014

Achievements

Outstanding Service Award (2020), by McLane Company, Inc.

One of the largest distributors to grocery, convenience, and foodservice providers in the U.S., this award recognizes outside counsel for outstanding legal work and service in their representation of McLane.

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