Jeffrey (Jeff) Jerome Greene is a Partner and the Head of the Corporate, Commercial & M&A Practice at BLK Partners, based in Riyadh. He has more than 25 years of experience leading banking, venture capital, private equity, and M&A transactions. Over the course of his career, Jeff has led cross-border transactions involving more than 20 different jurisdictions. He has been a partner at well-regarded global and regional law firms.
Jeff also coaches, advises, and mentors boards of directors and C-suite executives. He is a recognized authority in the area of corporate governance and is the author of Omani Corporate Governance – Everything You Need to Know (2020 Edition), a comprehensive guidebook for public company boards of directors.
For his work in corporate, commercial, and M&A matters, Jeff has been recognized in numerous regional, national, and international publications and league tables as “Highly Regarded,” “Recommended,” and “Commended.”
He has nearly 15 years’ experience practicing in GCC; specifically, Kuwait, Oman, and KSA. Most recently, Jeff headed the corporate group for a well-regarded regional law firm based in Oman.
Jeff is also a prolific speaker and writer. He has presented at more 50 professional seminars, workshops, and conferences. He has also authored, co-authored, and edited more than 20 published articles. He is the managing editor and co-author of The Mergers & Acquisitions Handbook – A Guide to Negotiated Transactions (First Edition).
Jeff received his JD from Golden Gate University School of Law, with honors, and was a member of Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Nevada. He is admitted to the Washington State Bar (USA), currently inactive status.