Carrie M. Harris
Counsel
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.631.1051
Roanoke, VA
mobile 540.353.2744
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources

Ms. Harris' primary area of practice is litigation with an emphasis on labor and employment law, consumer finance and public utility and energy law.

Education

  • Roanoke College, B.A., Political Science and Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, 2005
  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2008

Experience

  • Representing employers on claims of discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge, as well as contract disputes, business torts and other civil litigation matters in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Virginia Employment Commission
  • Providing advice and counseling to employers on labor and employment issues including EEO policies and practices
  • Representing large electricity consumers in matters pending before state public service/utility commissions, including the Virginia State Corporation Commission
Construction Law Labor & Employment Law Litigation Utility Law West Virginia Energy Users Group

Distinctions

  • Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, 2013-2017
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • William and Mary Moot Court Team
  • William and Mary, Journal of Women and the Law, 2006 - 2008

Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Ohio State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Memberships

  • Member, Roanoke Valley Society of Human Resource Management (RVSHRM)
  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Membership Chair, Roanoke Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • Leadership Roanoke Valley, 2011 - 2012

Community Involvement

  • Junior League of the Roanoke Valley, Treasurer
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