Carmen Ortiz is a Partner at Anderson Kreiger in Boston and the former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. During her tenure as the U.S. District Attorney, Carmen oversaw and directed the investigation and litigation of many significant and complex criminal and civil cases, including the high‐profile prosecutions of Whitey Bulger and the Boston Marathon bomber. Protecting the civil rights of the residents of Massachusetts was a top priority and she implemented the District’s first Civil Rights Unit aimed at reinvigorating enforcement of federal civil rights laws.
Since joining Anderson & Kreiger, Carmen has built successful Internal Investigations, Employment Discrimination and White Collar Defense practices and led in establishing the firm’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She has investigated claims of sexual harassment, racial and gender discrimination, hostile work environment and ethics violations for educational and medical institutions, local and state government agencies, and a fortune 500 retail company.
She also serves as Panel Chair in Title IX Hearing adjudications for colleges and universities and holds positions on various boards at Adelphi University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys. For more information about Carmen Ortiz, visit the Anderson & Kreiger website.