Motley Rice and Markus Green announce new strategic relationship in Public Client and Human Rights litigation

One of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ litigation firms, Motley Rice LLC, has entered a consulting agreement with attorney Markus Green of MG Law & Consulting LLC. Green will collaborate with Motley Rice regarding its representation of state attorneys general, other governmental agencies, and municipalities seeking to protect their residents, patients, consumers and public funds. Leveraging his extensive global experience, Green will also work with Motley Rice’s human rights and abuse attorneys.

“Markus understands the special responsibilities and requirements needed to assist government enforcers in complex, lengthy litigations. His values are aligned with Motley Rice’s mission to support our clients’ cases that not only pursue recoveries and remediations but also advance the law, make markets fairer and help save lives,” shared former Attorney General of the District of Columbia and Motley Rice member attorney, Linda Singer.

“Throughout my career I have had the privilege of advocating for patients, consumers and victims. Consulting with Motley Rice allows me to continue to do work that truly matters, helping the most vulnerable members in our society. This strategic arrangement creates an opportunity for me to fully marshal my experiences, knowledge and networks while firmly dwelling at the intersection of passion and purpose. Motley Rice has a proven track record representing those harmed and consistently takes on big issues for marginalized populations. The opportunity to work alongside another fierce advocate for justice is simply exhilarating,” stated Markus Green.

Markus Green – Attorney Profile

For 18 years, Green helped lead the Government Litigation Group of the legal department at Pfizer, working with local state and federal prosecutors both nationally and internationally. He also handled Congressional inquiries and investigations and managed the Attorney General Outreach Program.

Prior to joining Pfizer, Green dedicated nearly a decade to public service including five years as Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, where he oversaw thousands of employees in the Department of Law and Public Safety and managed complex civil and criminal litigation matters. As a former Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office under Robert M. Morgenthau he was assigned to the trial division prosecuting both misdemeanors and serious violent felonies before joining the Special Prosecutions Unit where he handled complex white collar fraud matters.

Green is treasurer of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Board of Directors, on the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) Advisory Board and on the Appleseed Network Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science summa cum laude from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a Juris Doctor with Honors from Rutgers University School of Law.

“Having worked alongside him for over 20 years, I can attest that Markus Green has great insight about state attorneys’ general practices. As a former senior lawyer and Chief of Staff in one of America’s largest and most complex AG’s offices – with 9,600 employees, 10 divisions and a budget of nearly $1 billion – Markus embraces creativity and strategic thinking to effectively enforce consumer fraud laws,” stated former New Jersey Attorney General, Peter C. Harvey.

MG Law & Consulting LLC has offices at 401 9th Street NW, Ste. 630, Washington, D.C. 20004 and in New Jersey and Ghana. Green is licensed in CT, NJ, NY and can be reached at 646.469.9917. Learn more at

Motley Rice LLC

With a tradition of representing those whose rights have been violated, Motley Rice attorneys gained recognition for their pioneering asbestos lawsuits, their work with state attorneys general in the landmark litigation against Big Tobacco, their representation of 9/11 families in the ongoing lawsuit against terrorist financiers and taking on the entire opioid supply chain on behalf of thousands of municipalities and other governmental entities, alongside attorneys general. Today Motley Rice attorneys represent thousands of clients in multidistrict litigations, class and individual actions in numerous state and federal courts.

In addition, Motley Rice attorneys represent clients in complex litigation over securities fraud; antitrust violations; workplace injuries and exposures; environmental contamination; harmful drugs and devices; human rights violations, sexual abuse; aviation and other transportation disasters; and wrongful deaths. Motley Rice is headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and has additional offices in Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; and West Virginia. For more information, contact Motley Rice attorney Linda Singer (DC, NY) at, 401 9th Street NW, Ste. 630, Washington, D.C. 20004 or visit

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Motley Rice LLC, a South Carolina Limited Liability Company, is engaged in the New Jersey practice of law through Motley Rice New Jersey LLC. Esther Berezofsky is the attorney responsible for New Jersey practice.