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Carol Miaskoff

Legal Counsel

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Carol R. Miaskoff was appointed Legal Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Commission or EEOC) on June 24, 2021, having served in an Acting and Associate capacity.  She manages development of the Commission regulations and guidance under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.  She also provides legal advice to the Commission and works with the Department of Justice to defend the Chair and the Commission in litigation. During her career at the EEOC, Ms. Miaskoff supervised the development of proposed Commission policy on workplace harassment and final Commission guidance on retaliation, criminal background checks, and national origin discrimination.  She served on the EEOC’s equal pay task force and speaks frequently to labor and employment groups about issues ranging from COVID-19 in the workplace, to the use of big data in employment selection. Ms. Miaskoff graduated from Harvard University and from the George Washington University Law School, with high honors.  In the community, Ms. Miaskoff has been active in the Montgomery County, MD, Mental Health Advisory Committee, and guest lectures at a Georgetown University undergraduate class on Women and the Law.