For more than 25 years, attorney Carter DeLorme* has defended companies in labor and employment law matters, consistently crafting innovative solutions advancing clients’ business objectives. Clients turn to Carter to represent them in matters involving equal employment opportunity, wage and hour, trade secret, and restrictive covenant claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.
He also has tried important contract interpretation and employee discipline arbitrations. In addition, Carter has extensive experience, particularly with health care providers, in supporting management efforts to remain union-free, respond effectively to corporate campaigns, and engage in collective bargaining with various national and international unions. Carter has served as the lead practitioner for a number of Major League Baseball teams in player salary arbitration hearings.
Many national and local employers in the health care, technology, media, and telecommunications industries, among others, look to Carter for advice on labor and employment law matters. Carter served as co-lead counsel in the 2011 Presidential Emergency Board hearings representing a transportation association.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Carter was a Partner at an international law firm, serving on the firm’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Advancement Committee (which he previously chaired) and the Washington, DC, office’s Recruiting and Pro Bono Committees. Carter is the management co-chair of the 15th ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Conference, after previously serving as vice chair and track coordinator. He was president of the St. Albans School Alumni Association from 2018 to 2020 and the board chair of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic from 2013 to 2015. In 2012, Carter traveled with Lawyers Without Borders to Nairobi, Kenya, to teach trial advocacy to more than 50 Kenyan prosecutors, defense attorneys, and magistrate judges.
*Admitted in Virginia and the District of Columbia; not admitted in Tennessee.