Senior Attorney Advisor
Office of Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Kerry Leibig is a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In that capacity, she assists in the development of EEOC policy and regulations and communicates with other federal agencies to facilitate consistent application of federal employment discrimination laws. Ms. Leibig has conducted numerous EEO law training sessions for supervisors, managers, and employees throughout the country. Since the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in December 2022, implementation of this law has been Ms. Leibig’s primary area of focus.
Prior to joining the Office of Legal Counsel in 2003, Ms. Leibig was a staff attorney in the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations. In that position, Ms. Leibig drafted appellate decisions on discrimination complaints filed by federal employees and assisted federal agencies in establishing effective procedures for processing requests for reasonable accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Ms. Leibig received a B.A. from Swarthmore College and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.