Johnson, Webbert & Young Elects Carol J. Garvan to the Partnership

Johnson, Webbert & Young, LLP, is proud to announce that Carol J. Garvan has joined the partnership and has been named Chair, Class Action Practice. The firm litigates in New England, with offices in Augusta and Portland, and is the largest plaintiff’s employment and civil rights firm north of Boston.

Since beginning her career in 2010, Carol has established herself as a go-to lawyer for complex and difficult cases, from class actions against wage theft and discrimination to landmark civil right cases challenging workplace sexual harassment and other abuses of power. She brings a powerful legal mind, unflappable demeanor, and a highly professional and practical approach to solving her clients’ problems.

“We are very proud to have Carol as our firm partner,” said founding partner Phillip E. Johnson. “She is an exceptionally skilled lawyer who is up for any challenge. She is highly respected by the courts and legal community and a great addition to the partnership.”

Carol’s premier blend of intellectual and leadership skills have led to her regularly being chosen to speak at important legal conferences, including a recent national conference on age discrimination in California and the recent conference of the US District Court for Maine.

After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard University and earning her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law, Carol clerked for the Honorable Kermit Lipez of the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston. She has been recognized multiple times as a New England Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

For over 25 years, Johnson, Webbert & Young has been a leader in employment, labor, civil rights, aviation, and ethics law. The firm focuses on complex and important cases, including class actions, employment discrimination and harassment, professional licensing, malpractice, and serious personal injury claims. Our lawyers are licensed to practice law in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland, and DC. We are known for our legal scholarship, problem-solving skills, and fierce devotion to our clients.