Perspectiva General

Elizabeth B. Carter devotes her practice to counseling and defending employers in a broad range of labor and employment-related matters, including:

  • Background checks
  • Social media and privacy matters
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Workplace safety
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA)
  • Wage and hour matters
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 
  • Labor relations
  • The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Employee handbooks
  • Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation matters
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Ohio Civil Rights Act
  • Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4112
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Religion and disability accommodations
  • Ohio Constitution issues

Betsy represents a diverse group of clients across different industries, including:

  • Financial institutions
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Restaurants / food and beverage industry
  • Retail

Betsy served as a contributing editor for the 2020 Supplement to BNA’s Developing Labor Law series.

During law school, Betsy externed for the Hon. Judge Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Ciruit and worked as a research assistant for Steven Steinglass, a renowned resource on the Ohio Constitution and Dean Emertius of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. In addition, Betsy served as publications editor for the Cleveland State Law Review and taught a weekly class as part of the Academic Excellence Program during her last year of law school.



Named, Editor of the Year

Cleveland State Law Review

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Recipient, William K Gardner Award for Civil Procedure

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Recipient, Tom A. King Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Recipient, Judge James C. Connell Award for Criminal Law

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Speaking Engagements


  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2019summa cum laude
  • Scottish M.A. (B.A. equivalent), University of St. Andrews, 2011

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