Abby Turner

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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
    Retained by multi-national firm facing discrimination suits
    CRA was retained on behalf of a multi-national firm providing technology, consulting, and business process services facing several hiring, promotion, and...
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  • 02
    Equal Pay Act/Discrimination matter
    CRA was retained by a non-profit state bar association in a single plaintiff matter to provide expert testimony on how labor markets work and which factors...
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  • 03
    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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