Corbin Carter is a solution-oriented employment counselor and litigator who guides clients through all aspects of the employment lifecycle. Corbin advises businesses across a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, life sciences, healthcare, and real estate, with clients ranging from startups to established multinational companies. Corbin’s practice covers everything from offering day-to-day employment advice to leading the management-side defense and prosecution of various employment-related claims at the trial and appellate level. In each situation, Corbin strives to understand his clients’ business needs and presents tailored, practical solutions.
Corbin works closely with executives, senior managers, and Human Resources professionals, counseling on myriad issues such as discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage and hour, leaves and accommodations, performance management, hiring and retention, restrictive covenant issues, and other employment-related matters. As part of his practice, Corbin frequently drafts and revises employment policies and agreements to ensure multi-jurisdictional compliance and industry best practices, conducts workplace professionalism trainings for managers and employees, advises business clients on risk mitigation strategies, and serves as an employment specialist during corporate transactions. Corbin has also conducted numerous sensitive workplace investigations, including into allegations of sexual harassment and other complaints of workplace wrongdoing.
At Mintz, Corbin serves on the Steering Committee for Mintz Pride, a group dedicated to supporting LGBTQ attorneys and staff at the Firm and advocating for LGBTQ visibility and equality. Corbin also sits on the Firm’s Associate Committee, which acts as a liaison between Firm leadership and Associates. Corbin frequently writes and speaks on relevant employment law topics, and has served as the Associate Editor of Mintz’s award-winning employment blog.
Prior to joining Mintz, Corbin gained extensive experience as an Assistant Corporation Counsel within the New York City Law Department’s Labor and Employment Law Division, where he served as lead counsel for the City of New York, its agencies, and its management employees in a wide variety of employment-related litigation matters before federal and state courts. In that role, Corbin successfully briefed and argued dozens of dispositive motions and negotiated numerous favorable resolutions in cases involving claims under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, the FMLA, the First Amendment, the New York Labor Law, the NYS and NYC Human Rights Laws, various other federal, state, and local statutes, and common law claims.
Corbin’s additional legal experience includes fellowships and internships with the Office of Legal Counsel at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Boston Regional Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General. In law school, Corbin served as managing editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine, as a director of the J. Newton Esdaile Appellate Moot Court Program, and as co-president of the Public Interest Project.
December 9, 2022 | Blog | By Corbin Carter, Michael Arnold
November 9, 2022 | Alert | By Corbin Carter, Maryanne Kline, John Quill
November 4, 2022 | Blog | By Corbin Carter, Michelle Capezza, Evan Piercey
August 15, 2022 | Blog | By Corbin Carter, Michael Arnold
Group Health Plans in the Crossfire: Facilitating Reproductive Choice in the Wake of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health
June 26, 2022 | Blog | By Jennifer Rubin, Michelle Capezza, Corbin Carter, Michael Arnold
May 3, 2022 | Blog | By Michael Arnold, Corbin Carter, Danielle Dillon
March 14, 2022 | Blog | By Danielle Bereznay, Corbin Carter
February 28, 2022 | Article
News & Press
NYC Local Law 144 And The New Frontier Of Algorithmic Decision-Making In The Workplace: What Employers Need To Know As They Prepare For 2023 And Beyond
December 12, 2022
November 8, 2022
October 20, 2022
September 29, 2022
November 16, 2021
June 8, 2021
March 24, 2020
Events & Speaking
Algorithmic Decision-Making in the Workplace (NYC): Ensuring Compliance and Enhancing Inclusiveness & Diversity in 2023
Mintz & Association of Corporate Counsel - New York Chapter
Recognition & Awards
- Chambers USA: New York Labor & Employment, Associates to watch (2021-2022)
- New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Employment Litigation (2022)
- Board of Directors, University of Oklahoma LGBT Alumni Society
- Member, The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association