Julie E. Green

Of Counsel



Julie E. Green is Of Counsel in the Firm’s Corporate group, where her practice focuses on counseling clients on business transactional, governance, securities, and merger and acquisition matters.

Julie’s clients include real estate, healthcare, and technology companies. Since 2001, she has served as outside general counsel to a privately-held Delaware limited liability company in the real estate industry that was an SEC-reporting company from 2001-2007.

Julie has been in practice since 1983, first as an associate with a Wall Street law firm (1983-1990) and later as a shareholder with a large Sacramento firm (1990-1999). She co-founded healthcare and business law firm Salem & Green in 1999, which merged with and into Weintraub in 2022.

Julie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Southern California in 1980, where she majored in Political Science, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received the Order of the Laurel (highest honor for graduating undergraduates.) At USC, she was President of the Mortar Board and President of the Trojan Democrats. She played basketball for the USC Trojan’s women’s team from 1976-78. Julie received her Juris Doctor in 1983 from the University of Virginia School of Law. She is a past-President of the Sacramento County Corporate and Securities Bar Association (currently known as the Business Law Section).

Representative Experience

  • Representing buyers, sellers and controlling shareholders in mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Securities offerings, including considerable expertise in drafting private placement memoranda and prospectuses for all types and sizes of securities offerings, including healthcare, real estate (direct and fund formation) and technology companies, and involving the sale of stock in “C” and “S” corporations, membership interests, limited partnership interests, debt and debt participations with revenue participation rights.
  • Structuring issuer tender offers for private companies, including direct cash offers and through charter amendments.
  • SEC deregistration of limited liability company by recapitalizing the company’s membership interests into different legal classes of units under Section 12(g)(5) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in a Rule 13e-3 (going private) transaction.
  • Designing a bylaw amendment recapitalization plan for a 100,000+ member California nonprofit mutual benefit corporation to reclassify its membership interests to preserve its existing membership base but to shift control to a newly created class of affiliated corporate members.
  • Represented the special committee administering a complex securities class action settlement involving a publicly-traded real estate limited partnership.
  • Drafting and administration of stock option and restricted stock plans. Author of precedent-setting SEC no-action letter under Rule 701 to expand definition of “majority-owned” subsidiaries to minority interests in certain non-corporate entities. See Sutter Surgery Centers, Inc. (available November 10, 1993).
  • Legal due diligence for a variety of situations.
  • Governance, proxy statements, general corporate, representation of investors, debt financing (including secured and unsecured loans and credit facilities and guarantees) and evaluating complex business arrangements.
  • Significant experience in project planning and assisting management, boards and board committees with strategic planning, including estimating legal fees for complex transactions.


Sacramento County Corporate and Securities Bar Association
Past President


Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2018 – 2022 – Securities and Corporate Finance

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2019 – 2022 – Business/Corporate

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2022 – Mergers & Acquisitions

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List, 2015, 2016 – Employee Benefits

Northern California Super Lawyers, 2018, 2019, 2022

AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, 1983

B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1980

Weintraub Tobin Adds Healthcare Practice with Salem & Green Merger

Weintraub Tobin has expanded to include a Healthcare practice as a result of its merger with Salem & Green, effective January 1, 2022. Healthcare and business attorneys Julie E. Green, Christopher F. Anderson, and Jeanne L. Vance have joined the Corporate Group. These attorneys are practicing at the forefront of…