Cozen O’Connor: Green, Abigail M.

Abigail M. Green

Associate

Pittsburgh

412-620-6504

(412) 275-2390

Recent Publication:

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

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...

Abigail helps 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 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 guides employers through emerging trends in the marketplace. For example, she assists employers/companies in avoiding and defending Title III Americans with Disabilities Act cases, specifically concerning website accessibility. In addition to defending any state or federal actions brought against the company under Title III of the ADA, Abigail assists clients in drafting accessibility policies and statements. 

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

News

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.

Publications

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...

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Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Transylvania University, B.A., 2003
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Junior League of Pittsburgh

Young Leadership Board of Girls Hope Pittsburgh, President