Area of Expertise
Legal profession; legal ethics; labor and employment law; employment discrimination; torts; American civil rights movement, law, and social movements
Susan Carle is editor of Lawyers’ Ethics and the Pursuit of Social Justice (NYU Press Critical America Series, 2005), which defines the new field of critical legal ethics scholarship and collects leading work in this genre. She is the 2001 winner of the Association of American Law Schools' Best Scholarly Paper Award and a 2004 National Equal Justice Library Award winner for work on the early history of the NAACP. Her assignments prior to joining AU's Washington College of Law included W. M. Keck Fellow in Legal Ethics, Georgetown University Law Center; litigator for complex labor and employment law cases at Bredhoff & Kaiser, Washington, D.C.; appellate attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division; law clerk, Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and regional director, Pennsylvania Citizen Action. She also served as the first associate dean for scholarship at the law school from 2005 to 2008.