Randy Green is a shareholder in Meyer Capel’s Business and Real Estate Practice Groups. His unique experience allows him to serve not only as legal counsel, but as a trusted business advisor to his clients.
Mr. Green has represented both public and private companies ranging from Fortune 100 companies to single-member LLCs in a variety of transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, private equity and venture capital investments, secured financing, entity formation, franchising, and leasing. He regularly advises businesses, investors and founders in all stages of a company’s lifecycle, from initial incorporation and financing, to strategic relationships and transactions, to devising and executing exit strategies.
He has also helped organizational and individual clients sell, purchase and lease residential, commercial and agricultural real estate locally and throughout the U.S.
Before he began his legal career, Mr. Green worked in the finance industry where he gained experience in investment services, commercial lending and mortgage lending.
Education and Licensure
Mr. Green earned his J.D. and MBA degrees from Marquette University and has an undergraduate degree in business finance from Illinois Wesleyan University. While in law school, he won the award for the best appellate brief in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, which was published in the Pace Environmental Law Review. Mr. Green also competed in the ABA Negotiation Competition while in law school and occasionally serves as a guest lecturer on topics of negotiation at the University of Illinois College of Law.
Mr. Green is licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin.
In 2008, Mr. Green was named to Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 40 under 40. He has also been selected by Super Lawyers for inclusion on the Illinois Rising Stars list for five consecutive years, from 2011 - 2014, and again in 2015. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Mr. Green has been deeply involved in the community during his tenure at Meyer Capel, having served on the board of directors of the United Way of Champaign County and Family Service of Champaign County. He has also served as board president of Family Service of Champaign County, the Emerging Community Leaders division of the United Way of Champaign County, and C-U Kiwanis Little League Baseball.
Randy and his wife Theresa live in Savoy and enjoy spending time with family, friends, their daughter Adelyn and their son Rowen.