Michael (Mike) Green is a Partner in both the Commercial/Tax and Litigation Departments in the Helena office. His practice areas include state and local taxation, employment advice and litigation, other administrative and regulatory matters, commercial litigation, and government relations/lobbying. Mike is a frequent consultant to the Montana Taxpayers Association and other statewide groups regarding state income and property tax matters. He routinely represents clients in tax, employment litigation, licensing/permitting and before administrative agencies and Montana and federal courts. He also lobbies the Montana legislature and Montana executive branch agencies on a variety of matters.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

U.S. District Court of Montana
U.S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Tax Court


1999 – J.D. with Honors, University of Montana School of Law
1996 – B.A. with Honors, Montana State University

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America – Employment Law & Litigation & Controversy Tax Law (2021-Present)
Mountain States Super Lawyers (2009, 2011-2012, 2019-2020)
Chambers and Partners – Labor and Employment (2018-Present)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana

Presentations & Publications

Employment and Redeployment: Montana Opportunities and Challenges Presentation
Montana Tax Appeal Reforms Presentation
Extraction and Expansion Montana’s Approach to Taxes on the Energy Industry Presentation
Avoiding and Defending Employment Claims Presentation
Avoiding and Defending Employment Claims Outline
Montana Chamber of Commerce Tax Presentation