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M. Carter DeLorme


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  • Georgetown University (J.D. 1995); University of Pennsylvania (B.A. in History 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Fourth Circuits, and U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Eastern District of Virginia

For more than 20 years, Carter DeLorme has defended companies in employment law matters, consistently crafting solutions to advance the client's objectives. Matters frequently involve issues of equal employment opportunity, wage and hour, trade secret, and restrictive covenant claims in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. In addition to his trial court experience, Carter has guided clients in unionized settings through collective bargaining and union campaigns. He also has tried important contract interpretation and employee discipline arbitrations. Carter is also the lead practitioner for the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers in player salary arbitration hearings.

Carter has represented a variety of national and local employers in various matters, including Bloomberg, Computer Sciences Corporation, MedStar Health, Phoenix Satellite Television (U.S.), Reynolds American, Inc., and Verizon. He also served as co-lead counsel in the 2011 Presidential Emergency Board hearings representing the National Railway Labor Conference.

Carter serves on Jones Day's Firmwide Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee and is the immediate past chair. He is also a member of the Washington Office's Recruiting and Pro Bono Committees. Carter is the vice president of the St. Albans School Alumni Association Board, and he sits on the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance Advisory Council. From 2013 to 2015, Carter served as the chair of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic's Board of Directors. In 2012 he traveled with Lawyers Without Borders to Nairobi, Kenya to teach trial advocacy to more than 50 Kenyan prosecutors, defense attorneys, and magistrate judges.

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