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Francis Greene

Francis R. Greene founded Greene Consumer Law in December 2020. But he has been representing consumers for over twenty years. In hundreds of cases, he has helped his clients obtain compensation or other relief under state and federal consumer protection laws.

Mr. Greene has a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University, and a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.

Mr. Greene is admitted to practice law before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits, as well as the following United States District Courts: the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois; the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of New York; the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Greene is a long-time member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the Chicago Bar Association.

Mr. Greene has worked on a number of cases in which a court has issued a written decision. These cases include:

Chandler v. NCB Mgmt. Servs, Inc., 1-20-cv-03587-PKC-PK (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 23, 2021); Boucher v. Fin. Sys. Of Green Bay, Inc., 880 F.3d 362 (7th 2018); Janetos v. Fulton, Friedman & Gullace, LLP, 825 F.3d 317 (7th Cir. 2016); Janetos v. Fulton Friedman & Gullace, LLP, 12 C 1473, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 173718 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 15, 2016); Phillips v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 736 F.3d 1076 (7th Cir. 2013); Soppet v. Enhanced Recovery Co., 679 F.3d 637 (7th Cir. 2012); O'Rourke v. Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC, 635 F.3d 938 (7th Cir. 2011); Ruth v. Triumph Partnerships, 577 F.3d 790 (7th Cir. 2009); Handy v. Anchor Mortgage Corp., 464 F.3d 760 (7th Cir. 2006); Tri-G, Inc. v. Burke, Bosselman & Weaver, 856 N.E.2d 389 (IL 2006).

Mr. Greene has been involved in a number of consumer-related class action lawsuits in which he, along with other members of the firm with which he was associated at the time, were certified as class counsel. These cases include:

Roquet v. Arthur Anderson LLP, 1:02-cv-2689 (N.D. Ill.); Pleasant v. Risk Mgmt. Alternatives, Inc., 1:02-cv-6886 (N.D. Ill.); Levin v. Kluever & Platt, LLC, 1:03-cv-2160 (N.D. Ill.); Redd v. Arrow Fin. Servs., LLC, 1:03-cv-1341 (N.D. Ill.); Davis v. Franks Gerkin McKenna, P.C., 3:03-cv-50286 (N.D. Ill.); Murry v. Amer. Mortgage Banc, Inc., 1:03-cv-5811 (N.D. Ill.); Omatto v. Arrow Fin. Servs., LLC, 1:04-cv-917 (N.D. Ill.); Karwo v. CitiMortgage, Inc., 1:04-cv-1944 (N.D. Ill.); Fisher v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 1:04-cv-2585 (N.D. Ill.); Browder v. Nat'l Fin. Systems, Inc., 1:05-cv-10464 (D. Mass.); Hoyt v. Arrow Fin. Servs., LLC, 1:05-cv-10560 (D. Mass.); Ruth v. Triumph Partnerships LLC, 3:06-cv-50042 (N.D. Ill.); Simpson v. Arrow Fin. Servs., LLC, 1:06-cv-1946 (N.D. Ill.); Martin v. LTD Fin. Servs., L.P., 1:06-cv-3300 (N.D. Ill.); Wahl v. First Resolution Investment Corp., 1:06-cv-7047 (N.D. Ill.); Foster v. Velocity Investments, LLC, 1:07-cv-824 (N.D. Ill.); Wilhelm v. Allied Interstate, Inc., 1:07-cv-1497 (N.D. Ill.); Anama v. AFNI, Inc., 1-07-cv-4251 (N.D. Ill.); Martin v. Cavalry Portfolio Servs., LLC, 1:07-cv-4745 (N.D. Ill.); Buford v. Palisades Collection, LLC, 1:07-cv-4974 (N.D. Ill.); Bibb v. Friedman & Wexler, LLC, 2:07-cv-2173 (C.D. Ill.); Trempe v. HBLC, Inc., 1:07-cv-5495 (N.D. Ill.); Weinstein v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 1:07-cv-5967 (N.D. Ill.); Urbaniak v. Credigy Receivables, Inc., 1:07-cv-6326 (N.D. Ill.); O'Rourke v. Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC, 1:08-cv-0430 (N.D. Ill.); Urbaniak v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 1:08-cv-0551 (N.D. Ill.); Marshall-Mosby-Blitt and Gaines, P.C., 1:08-cv-0758 (N.D. Ill.); Duhadway v. Credigy Receivables, Inc., 1:08-cv-0852 (N.D. Ill.); Hale v. AFNI, Inc., 1:08-cv-3918 (N.D. Ill.); Richard v. West Asset Mgmt., Inc., 1:09-cv-3864 (N.D. Ill.); Young v. Unifund CCR Partners, 1:09-cv-4206 (N.D. Ill.); Phillips v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 1:09-cv-7993 (N.D. Ill.); Wysocki v. City Nat. Bank et al., 1:10-cv-3850 (N.D. Ill.); Cotton v. Nat'l Action Fin. Servs., Inc., 1:10-cv-4709  (N.D. Ill.); Colello v. Franklin Collection Serv., Inc., 1:10-cv-6229 (N.D. Ill.); Pawelczak v. Bureau of Collection Recovery, LLC, 1:11-cv-1415 (N.D. Ill.); Pawelczak v. Fin. Recovery Servs., Inc., 1:11-cv-2214 (N.D. Ill.); Moorehead v. Franklin Collection Serv., Inc., 1:11-cv-5936 (N.D. Ill.); Janetos v. Fulton Friedman & Gullace, LLP, 1:12-cv-2128 (N.D. Ill.); Wilfong v. Nat'l Capital Mgmt., LLC, 1:12-cv-2979 (N.D. Ill.); In re: Enhanced Recovery Co., LLC, Telephone Consumer Protection Act Litigation, 6:13-md-2398-Orl-37GJK (M.D. Fla.); Miller v. Nat'l Enterprise Systems, Inc., 1:13-cv-1720 (N.D. Ill.); Jones v. Delta Management Assocs., Inc., 1:15-cv-00267-WCG (E.D. Wis.); Hayes v. Convergent Healthcare Recoveries, Inc., 1:14-cv-1467 (C.D. Ill.); McCarry v. Law Offices of Gabriel B. Antman, P.C., 1:15-cv-8275 (N.D. Ill.); Wood v. Credit Control, LLC, 6:16-cv-1098 (D. Kan.); Smith v. Simm Associates, Inc., 1:17-cv-00769-WCG (D. Wis.); Steffek, et al. v. Client Services, Inc. U.S. District Court, 1:18-cv-00160-WCG (E.D. Wis.); Volkman v. Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC d/b/a ERC, 1:18-cv-00091-WCG (E.D. Wis.); Vandehey v. Alliance One Receivables Management, Inc., 1:18-cv-00481-WCG (E.D. Wis.); Long v. Michael C. Koehn, 1:18-cv-00943-WCG (E.D. Wis.); and Sandri v. Asset Recovery Solutions LLC 1:18-cv-01182-WCG (E.D. Wis.).


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