Cara Crotty

Equity Partner – Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Cara Crotty is an Equity Partner in the Columbia, South Carolina office of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, where she practices employment litigation and affirmative action.  Cara’s affirmative action practice includes advising clients on all aspects of affirmative action compliance, plan development, and preparing for and representing contractors during compliance reviews.  She became Leader of the firm’s Affirmative Action Practice Area in 2003.  In her litigation practice, Cara represents clients in all varieties of employment-related lawsuits and provides general and preventative advice to companies. Cara is Counsel to the NILG Board, a member of the South Carolina ILG, and routinely speaks to employer organizations and human resource professionals on affirmative action and employment law issues.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

PRE-CONFERENCE Monday, July 25

Workshop 4

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Conducting a Self-Audit 
Cara Crotty (Constangy)  

We will discuss the importance of DEI and how to determine whether you’re fostering DEI in your workplace., including how an organization can audit its practices to ensure EEO compliance while moving the DEI needle.  Topics:
• Why performing DEI self-audit is essential
• What to consider when conducting DEI self-audit
• What type of information is needed for DEI self-audit
• Who should conduct DEI self-audit
• What should be done with results of DEI self-audit