Summit Speakers

Carianne P. Torrissi focuses her practice on employment and labor dispute defense. She oversees matters
involving discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, whistleblower statutes, unemployment
compensation, and other wage-related claims. She also counsels clients in day-to-day labor and
employment issues including hiring practices; FMLA policy; ADA, disability, and workers’
compensation claims; termination practices; union grievances; and collective bargaining negotiations.
Carianne also works with employers to draft company policies, employee handbooks and manuals,
employment agreements, and termination paperwork.

Carianne has appeared before state and federal courts in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has
represented clients before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and New
Jersey Division of Wage and Hour Compliance.
In addition to her employment and labor work, Carianne has extensive knowledge of the trucking industry
and significant experience managing trucking-related matters. Her family has been in the trucking
business for three generations, and while growing up she gained valuable, hands-on trucking knowledge
while monitoring parts and inventory, processing invoices, and managing various office tasks at multiple
trucking companies. Carianne combines her trucking knowledge with her extensive trial experience to
defend trucking companies in motor vehicle accident claims including catastrophic, multi-vehicle fatality
accident claims.
Upon graduating from Rutgers University School of Law, Carianne served as a law clerk to the Hon. Lee
B. Laskin, Superior Court Judge, Camden, New Jersey. Today, she continues to serve the New Jersey
community as a member of the Town of Hammonton Ethical Standards Board.

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