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Meeting of July 15, 2009 – Age Discrimination in the 21st Century-Barriers to the Employment of Older Workers

Laurie McCann
AARP Foundation Litigation

Laurie McCann has prepared numerous amicus curiae briefs on behalf of AARP in cases before the United States Supreme Court, and federal and state courts. Her principal responsibilities include litigation and amicus curiae participation for AARP on a broad range of age discrimination in employment issues. Her publications include, The ADEA and the Eleventh Amendment, 2 EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND EMPLOYMENT POLICY JOURNAL 241 (1998).

Ms. McCann is a noted speaker on the aging work force. She has lectured on age discrimination, downsizing, and employee benefit issues at the Second World Assembly on Aging as well as conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the District of Columbia Bar Association. Due to her expertise in employment discrimination law, she is widely quoted in the media.

Ms. McCann graduated with high honors from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and received her Master of Science in Gerontology (with emphases in industrial gerontology and public policy) from the University of Southern California. She graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in May 1992. She is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bars.