Anne D. Greene

Associate

Pittsburgh

(412) 620-6507

(412) 275-2390

Anne represents employers in connection with a range of labor and employment matters, inclusive of both employee benefits work and traditional labor and employment law. Her practice encompasses both counseling and litigation before federal and state courts. She also represents employers in their dealings with various administrative agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

On the employment law side, Anne has experience representing employers in matters involving employee agreement disputes, Title IX, Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, PHRA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and OSHA. She also provides advice and counsel on myriad issues employers face on a daily basis, such as questions revolving around non-competition agreements and wage and hour issues.

On the employee benefits and executive compensation side, Anne advises clients on various employee benefits topics governed by the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. She has broad experience, including but not limited to counselling clients regarding qualified and nonqualified plans; assisting employers with both IRS (Self-Correction Program, Voluntary Compliance Program, Audit Cap) and DOL compliance programs (Voluntary Correction Program) when necessary; preparing and reviewing cafeteria and wrap plans; answering various HDHP and HSA questions; working extensively with the rules and regulations surrounding the Affordable Care Act; reviewing and assisting in developing company wellness programs; reviewing assignments of benefits; and discussing various issues that may arise with Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements.

Anne earned her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Allegheny College. She also has her L.L.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.

Experience

Publications

Permanent COVID-19 Standard for Healthcare Workers Still Slated for the Fall [OSHA Chronicle Blog]

July 28, 2022

The recently released spring rulemaking agenda reflected a September 2022 target for a permanent COVID-19 rule for healthcare workers. Although the spring rulemaking agenda outlines a non-binding schedule, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Doug Parker has confirmed...

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Issues Guidebook on Protecting Temporary Workers [OSHA Chronicle Blog]

July 22, 2022

The use of “leased” employees continues to skyrocket. Between 1992 and 2017, it is estimated that the number of people working for employee leasing firms increased 682%, from 341,884 to 2.7 million. There are a variety of reasons companies use leased employees. However, host businesses should be...

OSHA Releases Updated Agenda For Rulemaking [OSHA Chronicle Blog]

June 27, 2022

On June 21, 2022, the Department of Labor released the Spring 2022 rulemaking agenda. The dates listed on the schedule are non-binding but reflect priority issues for OSHA. The newly published agenda makes clear that the much-anticipated heat illness rules remain at the “pre-rule” stage, and it...

Is a General Contractor Liable for Safety Violations of its Subcontractors under OSHA? [OSHA Chronicle Blog]

June 17, 2022

The short answer is the proverbial attorney response, “it depends.” Under OSHA’s multi-employer citation policy, an employer may be held responsible for the violations of other employers where it could reasonably be expected to prevent or detect and abate the violations due to its supervisory...

Release of New Proposed Rules: Electronic Submittal of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses to OSHA [Alert]

March 30, 2022

Jim Sullivan, John Ho, and Anne Greene discuss OSHA's new proposed rules regarding electronic recordkeeping requirements.

Supreme Court Allows CMS Vaccine Directive To Go Forward [Alert]

January 19, 2022

Anne Greene, John Ho, and Jim Sullivan discuss the Supreme Court decision to allow the CMS vaccine directive to go forward.

A Revised Post-Coronavirus Return to Work Checklist [Alert]

June 07, 2021

In light of recent guidance issued by the Center for Disease Control and the EEOC, we have updated our Return to Work Checklist.

Need an Infectious Disease Prevention Plan? In New York, You Soon Will under the HERO Act [Alert]

May 14, 2021

John Ho, Jim Sullivan, and Anne Greene discuss New York's HERO Act and what employers should do now to comply.

States of Flux — What Employers Need to Know About Election 2020 and New State Laws [Alert]

November 23, 2020

David Barron, Joseph Quinn, Jake Rubinstein, Di Addy Tang, Peter Ennis, Adam Gutmann, and Anne discuss various state laws that may impact employers.

An Election Agenda for Management if Biden Becomes President [Alert]

November 02, 2020

Jeff Pasek, Diane Thompson, Michael Corgan, and Anne Greene discuss the significant changes affecting a host of executive employment issues that could be implemented by a Biden administration.

Exec Employment Considerations Under A Biden White House [Law360]

October 30, 2020

Jeff Pasek, Diane Thompson, Anne Green, and Michael Corgan wrote an article about what a Joe Biden administration would look like for companies.

Executive Compensation Considerations Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 09, 2020

Katayun Jaffari, Diane Thompson, and Anne Greene co-authored an article published in The Legal Intelligencer that examines the considerations companies must bear in mind when addressing executive compensation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

IRS Releases Implementing Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral [Alert]

August 31, 2020

Anne Greene discusses the IRS's Notice 2020-65, which provides guidance regarding implementation the deferral of the withholding and payment of the employee portion of social security taxes.

Employee Benefits Compliance: Three Employee Benefits Plans That Your Company May Be Overlooking [Pittsburgh HRA]

July 17, 2019

Anne Greene wrote an article about three types of benefit plan documents that are often pushed to the back of the file box without review and sometimes altogether forgotten.

Workplace Wellness Programs – Key Legal Considerations [HR Headaches Blog]

March 20, 2019

Wellness programs have been, and continue to be, of interest to both employees and employers. Employees are more and more aware of healthy living initiatives. Similarly, employers are being inundated with information about the importance of employee health and workplace productivity. Due to mutual...

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction, 2012
  • Allegheny College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2008
  • Pennsylvania