Leona S. GreenLeona S. Green
Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Northwestern University
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law



Email: lgreen@niu.edu
Phone: (815) 753-1360
Room: 199C


Leona Green teaches state and local government, alternative dispute resolution, and employment discrimination. She was a private practitioner in Chicago and a former superintendent of employment in the personnel department of the Chicago Park District. She was also a senior attorney for labor relations and EEO officer in the City of Chicago Department of Law. Professor Green's previous professional experience includes work with the United States Merit Systems Protection Board, the Chicago Housing Authority, and CNA Insurance Companies. While at Northwestern University School of Law she received fellowships from the university's Center for Urban Affairs and the United States Department of Urban Development.

Faculty News for Professor Green


  • Tribute, A Tribute to Dean James J. Alfini:  Former Dean and Professor of Northern Illinois University College of Law, 24 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 409 (2004).
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  • Mandatory Arbitration of Statutory Employment Disputes: A Public Policy Issue in Need of a Legislative Solution, 12 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol'y 173 (1998).
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  • Mixed Motives and After-Acquired Evidence: Second Cousins Benefit from 20/20 Hindsight, 49 Ark. L. Rev. 211 (1996).
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Areas of Expertise:

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Employment Discrimination, State and Local Government