Overview

Morena L. Carter has significant experience dealing with labor and employment matters in the gaming industry and private sector, including labor negotiations, mediations and arbitrations. She has experience drafting position statements in response to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) charges. She has advised clients regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and provided counsel concerning disciplining employees and employment terminations. 

Morena has experience with wage and hour law class actions in addition to other wage and hour matters.  Her work has also included discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge litigation.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Board Member

Zygote Press

May 2012 - present

Member

Women in Law Section

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Member

Labor and Employment Section

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Member

Cleveland Triathlon Club

2007 - present

Recognition

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021

Named, Rising Star

Ohio

Super Lawyers

2014-2015

Education

  • J.D., University of Akron, 2012cum laude
  • M.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2005
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2000

Bar Admission

Ohio

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit