Andra Greene


Partner Emeritus, Irell & Manella, LLP


Andra is a litigation partner emeritus at Irell & Manella LLP  where she heads the firm's Class Action Defense Practice.  She served two terms as managing partner of the firm's Orange County office and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee for nearly  20 years.  Andra specializes in complex business litigation and has extensive trial experience.  She is listed in the 2007-2020 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and has received many professional awards, including being named the 2018 Attorney of the Year by the Orange County Women Lawyers Association.  An authority on the subject of women in the legal profession and gender issues, Andra has authored an array of publications and has spoken on these topics extensively.  Andra has an active pro bono practice and received the 2010 ACLU Social Justice Award for her work on behalf of the homeless in Laguna Beach. Andra has served in leadership positions in numerous professional organizations and non-profits. She is also a certified yoga instructor. 

Andra earned an AB in Economics magna cum laude in 1978 from Brown and a J.D. in 1981 from Harvard Law School. 

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