Carrie focuses on national employment litigation and compliance matters on behalf of corporate employers. She has litigated a broad range of claims in the employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblowing context, as well as those brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws.
In addition, Carrie has broad experience dealing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and guides clients through the administrative charge process and litigating with the EEOC in numerous jurisdictions. Carrie has successfully tried multiparty EEOC cases before juries in various parts of the country, including Florida, Missouri and Washington. She has litigated with the EEOC on behalf of corporate employers in a variety of other jurisdictions across the country, and written and lectured on different aspects of EEOC litigation and administrative processes.
Publications and Presentations
ACC NCR Navigating The New Normal: Legal Considerations For Businesses in the Endemic Era, Association for Corporate Counsel North Carolina Webinar (September 22, 2022).
COVID-19: Litigation Trends, Employer Vaccine Mandates, and Legislative Activity Surge, American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) and Shook, Hardy & Bacon webinar, December 2021, (with Kristen Page, Cary Silverman and Paul Williams).
The Dynamic Wage Hour Landscape: The California Employment Litigation and Policy Environment, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Teleconference CLE (June 30, 2017).
Employment Law Trends, Update of the Law CLE, Kansas City, Missouri, June 22, 2017 (with Bill Martucci and Kristen Page).
Co-Author, Country Question and Answer Chapters: USA, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Employment and Labour Law 2012 (Global Legal Group Ltd, London).
Co-Author, Country Question and Answer Chapters: USA, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Employment and Labour Law 2011 (Global Legal Group Ltd, London).
Co-author, Litigating With the EEOC: Examining its Obligation to Conciliate in Good Faith, Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal, Spring 2007.
Co-author, Wrongful Discharge and the Employment-At-Will Doctrine, Missouri Employment Law and Practice, 2005.
Co-author, Is Overqualified a Pretext for Age Discrimination?, National Law Journal, September 2004.