Mackenzie Karbon


Washington, DC

Mackenzie C. Karbon has a profound commitment to safeguarding workers’ rights and brings experience in civil rights, labor law, and employment litigation. She is the new June D. W. Kalijarvi Employment Law Fellow at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C. She graduated from Washington University School of Law in May 2023.


Mackenzie’s passion for workplace justice was ignited during her 1L summer at the Delaware Department of Justice’s Community Engagement Unit, where she witnessed the transformative power of fair employment practices. She also served as a judicial extern for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Administrative Judge Neile Eisner and as an intern at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Employment Litigation Section.


Her diverse experience includes conducting research, drafting litigation documents, evaluating discrimination claims, and actively participating in legal proceedings. Her commitment to the public interest is exemplified by her role as a Stuart L. Oelbaum Public Interest Fellow and as a senior editor at the Washington University Jurisprudence Review.


Mackenzie’s academic achievements include earning the CALI Award for the highest grade in a law school class, the Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy, Washington University’s Scholars in Law program, and publication of her note, “Free Exercise in the Covid Era: The New Court’s Kantian Approach to Religion.”