How Abigail Helps Clients
Abigail M. Green 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.
Outside the Office
Born and raised in Louisville, KY, Abigail settled down in Pittsburgh with her husband. She enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants and UK basketball.
- Helped obtain decertification of an FLSA wage and hour case in Pennsylvania federal court.
- Assisted in obtaining summary judgment on a single plaintiff case involving allegations of a hostile work environment in New Jersey state court.
- Provided pro bono assistance to the Philadelphia Homeless Advocacy Project and obtained social security assistance for two individuals.
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Transylvania University, B.A., 2003, Political Science
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Junior League of Pittsburgh
Young Leadership Board of Girls Hope Pittsburgh, President