Vedder Price

Caralyn M. Olie


Caralyn Olie is an associate in the Labor & Employment practice group.

She represents management in all areas of employment law, including claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. She defends employers in state and federal court and before the NLRB, EEOC and Illinois Department of Human Rights.

Ms. Olie also counsels employers on all aspects of employment law. She also was selected as an Emerging Lawyer, an affiliate of Leading Lawyers, in 2019.

Ms. Olie graduated in 2008 from Cornell University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations. After graduating from Cornell, Ms. Olie worked in the Human Resources Department of Morgan Stanley in New York.

Ms. Olie graduated in 2013 from the Ohio State University Law School, where she focused her course work on labor and employment law. She received the CALI award for excellence in Labor Law and also participated in the alternative dispute resolution program and is a certified mediator in Ohio.

While in law school, Ms. Olie worked for the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, the NLRB General Counsel’s Office, the 6th Circuit of Appeals and the Ohio State Employment Relations Board. After graduating from law school, she worked for the Chicago Board of Education, representing management in employee disciplinary hearings.

Caralyn M. Olie



  • The Ohio State University, J.D., 2013
  • Cornell University, B.S., 2008

Caralyn M. Olie


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2018


  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member, Human Resources Management Association of Chicago