Abby Turner

Principal

Abby Turner is a principal in the Labor & Employment Practice at CRA. She specializes in labor economics, econometrics, and the economics of education.

Dr. Turner has managed projects related to Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFFCP) audits of federal contractors. She also has research and consulting experience related to the regulation of and outcomes of for-profit post-secondary education.

In her current position, Dr. Turner builds databases, analyzes proprietary employment and publicly available labor data, and prepares reports for consulting and litigation labor and employment cases. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Turner taught at both the secondary and post-secondary levels, including at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a member of the American and Southern Economic Associations.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Wage & hour class action alleging meal period violations, rounding claims
    Advised counsel to a supplier of construction materials in a California Labor Code class action claim alleging unpaid wages as a result of the client’s...
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  • 02
    Class action alleging meal period violations, off-the-clock claims
    Advised counsel to a national drugstore chain in a California Labor Code class action claim alleging unpaid wages as a result of the position of the time...
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  • 03
    Class action alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
    Advised counsel to a large state research university in a Title VII class action claim alleging discrimination on the basis of race with respect to promotions...
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Credentials