Judge Anne E. Covey


January 2022 to December 2031


  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Associate Editor Law Review, 1984
  • University of Delaware, B.A., with departmental honors, 1981

Professional Experience

  • Elected a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • Member, Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, 2002-11
  • Owner/Managing Partner, Labor & Employment Law, Covey & Associates, P.C., 1996-2011
  • Partner, Head of Labor & Employment Practice, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, 1994-96
  • Lawyer in Labor & Employment section, McCarter & English, 1988-94
  • Lawyer in Labor & Employment section, Blank Rome, 1987-88
  • Judicial clerk to Commonwealth Court President Judge David W. Craig, 1985-87
  • Assistant Counsel, Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, 1984-85

Memberships and Associations

  • National speaker, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Faculty member, American Compensation Association
  • Adjunct Professor, Monmouth University
  • Barrister, Employment Law American Inns of Court
  • Commonwealth Court Historical Society
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • American and Bucks County Bar Associations


  • Author, The Workplace Law Advisor
  • Contributing Author, Business: The Ultimate Resource - Tackling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Contributing Author, The Compensation Guide - The Federal Equal Employment Laws
  • Columnist, The Asbury Park Press and The Home News
  • Co-Author, Widener University School of Law Journal, Contribution of the Commonwealth Court to Public Employee Labor Law: The First Forty Years
  • Co-Author, Denver Law Review, The Enforceability of Agreements Providing for Forum & Choice of Law Selection
  • Co-Author, National Law Journal, Whistle-Blower Protection Acts Broaden Rights to Employees
  • New Jersey Law Journal - How the Blizzard of 1996 Affected Employee Compensation
  • Chem Tech Magazine - Attention: Whistleblowers