Abigail M. Green



(412) 620-6504

(412) 275-2390

Abigail concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, employment law, and counseling. She helps a diverse array of employers avoid litigation and/or business interruption through training and counseling on issues such as compliance with discrimination and leave laws; evaluating and discharging employees; drug and alcohol testing; and developing legally sound personnel policies and employee handbooks. When disputes are inevitable, Abigail defends employers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and nationwide in matters such as state and federal single-plaintiff actions involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, violations of wage and hour law, and restrictive covenant issues.

Abigail also assists and defends employers through agency investigations. She also has experience defending employers in federal and state class actions.

Abigail earned her undergraduate degree from Transylvania University. Abigail earned her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law.



Cozen O'Connor Promotes 29 Attorneys to Member

March 20, 2023

Cozen O'Connor is proud to announce the promotion of 29 attorneys to member.

Cozen O'Connor Continues Rapid Growth in its National Labor & Employment Department and Pittsburgh Office with Four Additional Attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

August 20, 2018

Four additional attorneys from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. Mariah L. Passarelli, Bethany C. Salvatore, Abigail M. Green and Tiffany A. Jenca have joined the firm's highly regarded Labor & Employment Department and will focus on legal issues ranging from employment contracts to agency investigations.


A Third Party in New Jersey May be Unable to Avoid Fee Awards Under an Exception to the American Rule [Alert]

May 23, 2023

The New Jersey Appellate Court ruled that, under an exception to the American Rule, a third party can be liable for attorneys’ fees in certain situations.

Seventh Circuit Clarifies that Denial of Leave is Not Necessary for an FMLA Interference Claim [Alert]

June 21, 2022

Abigail Green discusses the Seventh Circuit's decision in Salvatore Ziccarelli v. Thomas J. Dart, et al.

Hair Discrimination: The New Protected Class and What Employers Need to Know to Stay Ahead [HR Headaches Blog]

January 25, 2021

As employers know, they must keep an eye on the ever-changing landscape of employment discrimination laws. One of the more recent developments in this arena is the passage of laws banning discrimination based on hairstyles or textures commonly associated with a person’s race or nationality....

Connecticut Passes Legislation Enhancing Employer’s Obligations Regarding Sexual Harassment Training and Notification to Employees [HR Headaches Blog]

June 28, 2019

Connecticut has joined the growing number of states passing or enhancing laws aimed to deter sexual harassment in the workplace. On June 18, 2019, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed into law a bill entitled “An Act Combatting Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment” which expands Connecticut’s...

Pennsylvania Court Joins Trend in Holding No-Hire Agreements are Unenforceable as a Matter of Law [HR Headaches Blog]

January 30, 2019

On January 11, 2019, in Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. v. BeeMac Trucking, LLC and BeeMac Logistics, LLC, a panel of nine judges sitting en banc affirmed a ruling holding that a no-hire agreement between two companies was unenforceable as a matter of law. In this case of first impression, the...

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

Employment Law Update: Marijuana and Drug Testing in the Workplace

April 25, 2024 - Webinar

Abigail Green, Aaron Holt, Jeffrey Klamut, and Michael Schmidt will present "Employment Law Update: Marijuana and Drug Testing in the Workplace," providing some of the latest federal, state, and local developments on drug testing and best practices for employers considering the testing of applicants and employees for marijuana and other drugs.

Past Events

How the Next Two Years Will Impact Employers

February 16, 2023 - Webinar

Responding to Governmental Agencies

November 09, 2022 - Webinar

71st Annual HR Conference & Exhibition

October 22, 2019 - Mars, PA

What’s Trending in Labor and Employment Law

May 23, 2019 - Pittsburgh, PA


  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Transylvania University, B.A., 2003
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Pennsylvania Health Law Project