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Jan Greben is one of the nation’s leading environmental litigators and a recognized expert in soil and groundwater contamination.  His 30 years of experience includes Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), cost recovery, toxic torts and agency site oversight disputes and has been spread among a wide variety of federal, state and administrative proceedings.   With his expansive knowledge regarding environmental and general civil laws, Jan practices extensively in the areas of environmental, business, real estate, complex and general civil litigation and many of his cases involve ground-breaking issues.  He has first chaired trials in state and federal courts, as well as facilitated numerous settlements through way of mediation.  Since 1988, Jan has been awarded and maintained the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell® in recognition of his skills and expertise, experience, and highest level of professional integrity.


Santa Clara University; J.D., 1981
California State University, San Jose; B.A. Political Science, 1978


State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
California U.S. District Courts:
 – Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern
U.S. Claims Court


Santa Barbara County Bar Association
Sacramento County Bar Association