Anne M. Mellen represents and counsels employers in a broad range of employment matters arising under federal and state law. Her practice primarily focuses on wage and hour actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws, including complex class and collective actions involving overtime, misclassifications and other wage-related claims.

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Anne was associated with another law firm. In law school, she was an articles editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review and a member of Human Rights Quarterly.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


State Bar of Georgia

News, Analysis & Press

Employment Law Torts in Alabama

The Southern Employer

LexisNexis Group

August 2007 and October 2009

Preparing The Workplace For a Pandemic

Ohio Lawyer

September/October 2008

Preparing for a Pandemic in the Workplace

Ohio Lawyer

September 8, 2008

Awarding Attorney Fees Under the Lanham Act: Egregious Litigation Conduct in the 'Exceptional' Case

74 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1111

Spring 2006

Speaking Engagements

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

10 Ways To Avoid Being the Big Catch in the Wage and Hour Sea

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

2011 Employment Law Conference

Atlanta, GA

September 23, 2011


  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2006cum laude
  • B.S., Central Michigan University, 2003summa cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • Alabama Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia