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Laurie McCann

Senior Attorney, AARP Foundation Litigation

Meeting of June 14, 2017 - The ADEA @ 50 - More Relevant Than Ever

Laurie McCann, AARP Foundation. Ms. 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 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). Ms. 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, and the D.C. Bar Association. Due to her expertise in employment discrimination law, she is widely quoted in the media. Ms. McCann graduated 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 Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern California. She earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.