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Merritt James Green

Merritt James Green

A Cost-Effective Approach to Expert Legal Counsel

25 years of experience

Business Law, Employment Law, Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning, Gov & Administrative Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Appeals & Appellate, Trademarks, Civil Rights, Insurance Claims



Mr. Green is General Counsel, P.C.'s founder, managing partner and leads its employment law practice. Merritt serves as an outside general counsel to numerous clients providing guidance on legal issues confronting businesses and non-profit organizations ranging from contracts and agreements to the structuring of corporate transactions and business formations. Merritt also represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of labor and employment law. Merritt received his J.D., cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law (1997). At Syracuse, he was an Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and was Editor-in-Chief of The Labor Lawyer, the publication of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section. He was a College of Law Scholar and was inducted into the Justinian Honorary Law Society. Merritt received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College (1992) and spent a year as a student of Wadham College, Oxford University. Prior to opening General Counsel, P.C., Merritt was an associate with Venable LLP. View More ›


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Practice Area

Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Family Law
Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills,
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs,
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration,
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law,
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance,


English: Spoken, Written

Spanish: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Founder/Managing Partner/Chair, Employment Practice
General Counsel, P.C.
2004 - Current


Syracuse University College of Law

J.D. (1997) | Law

Syracuse University College of Law
Middlebury College

B.A. (1992) | History/American Literature

Middlebury College
University of Oxford

A.A. (1991) | Law

University of Oxford


Client Champion - Gold
Client Champion - Silver
Top Lawyers in Virginia
The Legal Network
Client's Choice Award
Top Employment Attorney

Professional Associations

Maryland State Bar


2004 - Current

Maryland State Bar
Virginia State Bar


2003 - Current

Virginia State Bar

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6849 Old Dominion Drive Suite 220 McLean, VA 22101
Telephone: (703) 556-0411
Fax: (703) 774-3965

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