Leadership Spotlight on David Greene - Class of 2006

Alumni Relations Committee
February 22, 2013

David Greene
LPBC First Vice President
Attorney, Fox Rothschild LLP

Who encouraged you to apply for LPBC:
My father (Stan Greene) encouraged me to apply for LPBC.

How has LPBC affected you?
LPBC has expanded my network and provided numerous opportunities for community and professional involvement.

What is your fondest LPBC memory?
My fondest LPBC memories are the team building exercises at the opening retreat.  Seeing the photos from that event, including the tigers skit and the blindfold exercise, always brings back great memories.

What is something unexpected or surprising that you have derived from your involvement with LPBC?
I have developed some wonderful personal friendships with members of my class and other classes.

How have you stayed involved in LPBC since graduating?
Yes. I served as a member of the Board of Governors, Board Legal Counsel, Treasurer, Second Vice President, and now First Vice President.  I also co-chaired the Alumni Relations Committee.

Where do you work and what do you do for a living:
I am a commercial litigation attorney at Fox Rothschild LLP.

What is your favorite aspect of your job:
I love that I am faced with new challenges every day.

Your education:
Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in International Finance and Marketing from University of Miami and Juris Doctor from Fordham Law School.

Your civic and community involvement:
Member of Sustainability Committee of Temple B’nai Jacob; previously involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach County.

Your professional/trade industry associations:
Frequent lecturer for the Association of Corporate Counsel; Member of Associated Builders and Contractors; Chair of Palm Beach County Bar Association Corporate Law & Counsel Committee; Member of Palm Beach County Bar Association Judicial Relations Committee; Member of Federal Bar Association; Member of Craig S. Barnard Chapter of American Inns of Court; Member of University of Miami Alumni Club of Palm Beach County.

Your family: Married to Rachel with three children (Kyle, Jake and Hope)

City of birth: Brooklyn, NY

Place of residence: Boynton Beach, FL

First job: Palmer Video and Mrs. Fields Cookies

What brought you to Palm Beach County: I came to Palm Beach County for my second job out of law school.  I wanted to live in South Florida, but not in Dade or Broward.

How long have you lived in PBC: Since 1999

Where we would find you on a Saturday afternoon: Watching a Canes game, watching a youth flag football game, or running errands with the family.

What is your idea of perfect happiness: Sitting on the beach or on the deck of a cruise ship at sunset with a tropical drink.

What talent would you most like to have: Play a musical instrument

Would not leave home without: My phone

What do you consider your greatest achievement: My three (mostly) wonderful children

Mentor: Amy Rubin

Person most interested in meeting: Director Kevin Smith

Best vacation you have taken: A weekend cruise with Rachel without the kids

Last vacation: Sleepover in an aquarium inside of SeaWorld

Place you most want to visit: Italy

Most interesting place you have visited: Israel

Last book(s) read and favorite writers: The Last Kingdom/Bernard Cornwell

Favorite spot in Palm Beach County: Dune Deck Café in Lantana and the Lake Worth Drive-In

Favorite restaurant: Daniel in NYC

Favorite movie: Goodfellas and Old School

Favorite TV show: Family Guy and The Joe Schmo Show

Best decision: Taking a job at Ruden McClosky, where I met Amy Rubin, who I have worked with for over 10 years

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