Kara M. Maciel is a founding partner of Conn Maciel Carey and Chair of the firm’s national Labor & Employment Practice Group. She focuses her practice on representing employers in all aspects of the employment relationship.
Ms. Maciel works to create workplace solutions for her clients across all industries. She counsels clients on issues related to wage hour compliance, proper classification of independent contractors, prevention of harassment and discrimination, effective employment policies and procedures, developing a compliant employee handbook, effective strategies for labor relations, and managing a unionized workforce. She also defends employers in litigation at both the federal and state levels, including matters related to ADA, FLSA, FMLA, and Title VII.
Ms. Maciel is a popular speaker at conferences and events across the country, including MACMA and IHRSA. Ms. Maciel was recommended in the Labor-Management Relations category of The Legal 500 United States (2013) and selected for inclusion in Washington, DC Super Lawyers (2014-2018).
Ms. Maciel lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and two young children.