Wanda L. Carter

Nature of Practice:

Ms. Carter currently is Of Counsel with NPKH while practicing law with her firm Carter Law, LLC. Ms. Carter has been associated with NPKH since January 2009. Prior to that, she practiced law for twenty-one years with the firm of Moots Carter & Hogan. Throughout her legal career, Ms. Carter has focused her practice primarily in the areas of employment and labor law, as well as annexation law and related township issues. With the establishment of Carter Law, LLC, Ms. Carter will focus her practice on annexation and township law, and will continue conducting independent investigations for employers reviewing internal charges of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Ms. Carter is rated as an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. She also has been included in Best Lawyers in America since 2006 and Ohio Super Lawyers since 2008, where she was included in the Top 25 Women in Columbus list for 2011.


Wanda L. Carter

Education and History

Ms. Carter received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Science degree from The Ohio State University, and her law degree (J.D.), summa cum laude, from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Ms. Carter continued her legal education at the same time she began her legal career, by serving for two years as law clerk to United States District Court Judge John D. Holschuh.

Community Service

Ms. Carter serves by gubernatorial appointment to the Ohio Higher Education Facilities Commission. She also serves as a member of the Ohio State Bar Association Labor & Employment Section Board of Governors, currently serving as co-editor of the OSBA Labor and Employment News. Ms. Carter has served for many years as a Mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. She recently served for two terms on the Board of the Upper Arlington Public Library.