July 11, 2018

North Carolina’s Michael D. Green to receive ABA Robert B. McKay Law Professor

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2018 — The American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section will honor Michael D. Green, professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law, with its Robert B. McKay Award, which recognizes law professors who have shown commitment to the advancement of justice, scholarship and the legal profession, demonstrated by outstanding contributions to the fields of tort, trial practice or insurance law.

The award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago during the TIPS James K. Carroll Leadership Awards Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Swissotel Hotel.

“Professor Green is a nationally and internationally recognized torts teacher and scholar who has contributed to teaching and service in torts and compensation systems,” said Holly M. Polglase, chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

Green is a member of the European Group on Tort Law, which prepared and published the “Principles of European Tort Law” in 2005. He is a founding member and executive committee member of the World Tort Law Society, an organization of torts scholars from Europe, Asia and the Americas. Green regularly lectures in Europe and China. He is a co-author of a leading torts casebook and of two advanced torts casebooks. Green is also a co-author of the “Reference Guide on Epidemiology,” contained in the “Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence,” a joint publication of the National Academy of Sciences and the Federal Judicial Center.

Green earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1975.

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There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Robert Robinson at 202-662-1097 or Robert.Robinson@americanbar.org.

The ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section unites plaintiff, defense, insurance and corporate counsel to advance the civil justice system. TIPS is a national source of expertise in tort, trial and insurance practice and brings lawyers together to share information and speak out on issues of importance. The section has over 20,000 members and more than 30 general committees that focus on substantive and procedural matters in areas across the broad spectrum of civil law and practice. For more information about the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section visit the TIPS website, www.americanbar.org/tips.

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