Olivia Carrara - KCNF Attorney

Olivia M. Carrara

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Washington, DC

Olivia Carrara’s legal career has been marked by a steadfast commitment to promoting workers’ rights and fostering equitable labor practices. With a strong foundation in employment law, Olivia has significant experience serving both private sector and federal employees.

 

Olivia’s experience includes representing clients in federal courts, state tribunals, and administrative forums such as the MSPB and EEOC. She has litigated under various employment statutes, including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, Rehabilitation Act, FMLA, and the Whistleblower Protection Act as well as state analogous statutes. Olivia’s experience also includes counseling clients on transactional matters, such as executive counseling and drafting employment agreements.

 

Prior to joining KCNF, Olivia served as an Attorney Advisor at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC where she worked for the Administrative Review Board managing appeals of OSHA enforced statutes. Olivia’s experience also includes employment defense litigation, representing clients in cases involving civil rights, public official liability, and employment discrimination.

 

Olivia earned her Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law, where she served as a Senior Staffer and Technical Editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. During her time at law school, Olivia also participated in the Re-Entry Clinic, representing incarcerated clients in parole hearings before the Maryland Parole Commission.

 

Before attending law school, Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Missouri, where she also studied abroad at the Universidad de Alicante in Spain.

Bar Admissions

 

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Professional Associations and Memberships

 

  • Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
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