Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Continues Growth in Pittsburgh with Additions of Christine M. Green and Manning J. “Jim” O’Connor

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Published: December 5, 2022

Pittsburgh, PA – Chrissy Green and Jim O’Connor have joined the Pittsburgh office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Green joins the firm’s Business Department as a Member and will focus her practice in the areas of federal, international, and state tax matters. O’Connor joins the firm’s Labor Department as Of Counsel and will focus his practice on employment litigation and counseling matters.

“Chrissy’s background in sophisticated tax matters and Jim’s employment counseling and litigation background and trial experience will be an asset to our clients in Pittsburgh and across the country,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Christopher L. Slaughter. “We’re excited to welcome Chrissy and Jim to our Pittsburgh office, which has more than doubled in size since opening two years ago.”

Green regularly assists clients in business transactions by providing tax structuring options and guidance on company acquisitions and disposal. She also advises clients on incentive compensation plans in relation to business transactions. In addition to counseling for-profit companies, she also handles concerns for nonprofit organizations, such as petitions for exempt status and state charity solicitation registration and filings. Green earned her law degree from Duquesne University Law School and earned her bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University-Behrend.

O’Connor has a background in representing businesses in disputes involving employment litigation that include breach of contract, harassment, and discrimination claims, as well as non-compete/non-solicitation agreements and trade secrets matters. He also has experience in commercial and health care litigation where he has represented both hospitals and physicians in matters such as regulatory and patient care issues, contract and insurance disputes, and corporate compliance. O’Connor earned his law and bachelor’s degrees from Duquesne University. 

About Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a law firm nationally recognized for its strengths in energy law with more than a century of know-how in the areas of business, labor and employment, and litigation. Steptoe & Johnson has over 400 lawyers and other professionals practicing in 18 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. Visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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