Abbey M. Glenn specializes in complex class action litigation arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). She represents plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and service providers in litigation involving retirement plan investments, plan fees and expenses, employer stock, and retiree medical benefits. Abbey has broad experience in fiduciary breach and employee benefit matters and litigates in courts nationwide. In addition to her litigation practice, Abbey counsels clients on risk management and represents clients in investigations brought by the Department of Labor. She also has experience in employment matters and defending claims involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in both federal and state court.
Abbey was a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Law—Fall 2013 Cumulative Supplement treatise.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Abbey was a fellow in the firm’s Public Interest Fellowship Program, working within the Office of the Attorney General in the California Department of Justice. While in law school, Abbey served as a judicial extern to Judge Edward M. Chen of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
University of North Carolina, 2000, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa
University of San Francisco School of Law, 2009, J.D., Cum Laude
District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the District of Maryland
US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
Winner, The National Law Journal’s Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2014)
Listed, “Rising Stars,” Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (2014–2017)