Field of work: Law: Senior Counsel and Public Servant
Saul Green is a native Detroiter who earned his BA in Pre-Legal Studies at the University of Michigan in 1969 and his Law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1972.
Green served as the deputy mayor of the City of Detroit from 2008 to 2011. Prior to, and following his appointment with the City of Detroit, he served as a senior counsel member of Miller Canfield’s Criminal Defense Group and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Over the course of his career, Green has specializing in high-profile litigation, white-collar crime and alternative dispute resolution. President Bill Clinton appointed him to the position of U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan in 1994, a position he held through 2001. Green has served for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, assistant U.S. attorney, and Wayne County corporation counsel; chief counsel.
In 2009, he received the Dennis Archer Public Service Award, recognizing outstanding public service to metropolitan Detroit. Additionally, Green has received numerous honors including the State Bar of Michigan, 1999 Champion of Justice Award; Wolverine Bar Association, 1998 Damon J. Keith Community Spirit Award; State Bar Foundation, Fellow; and American Bar Foundation, Fellow.