Laurie McCann

Senior Attorney, AARP Foundation

Laurie McCann is a Senior Attorney with AARP Foundation Litigation. Her principal responsibilities include litigation and amicus curiae participation for AARP on a broad range of age discrimination and other employment issues. McCann has prepared numerous amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the AARP Foundation and AARP in cases before the United States Supreme Court, and federal and state courts. Her publications include, Age Discrimination in Employment in The New Politics of Old Age Policy (2nd Edition) (with Cathy Ventrell-Monsees) and The ADEA and the Eleventh Amendment, 2 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 241 (1998). McCann is a noted speaker on the aging work force.  She has lectured on age discrimination, downsizing, and employee benefit issues at conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, the Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference and the D.C. Bar Association. She has testified on several occasions to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Senate Special Committee on Aging and the House Committee on Education and Labor.