Jennifer Carsen, Esq. has been writing CED since its inception and was named a "Top 25 Online Influencer in Employment Law" in 2012. She previously worked as a legal editor at CCH, Inc. (where she wrote the book HR How-to: Employee Retention), and as an associate in the Employment & Labor group at Sidley Austin, LLP. She earned her B.A. from Williams College and her J.D. from the New York University School of Law.