Danielle L. Carne
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Carne Dispute Resolution
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Post Office Box 3012
Madison, WI 53704
Description of Practice
Danielle conducts a nationwide practice from her office in Madison, Wisconsin. With a decade of experience as a full-time dispute resolution professional, she has mediated and adjudicated hundreds of cases involving a wide variety of parties, claims, and interests. In addition to having significant private- and public-sector labor mediation and arbitration experience, Danielle also mediates and arbitrates the full range of issues presented in employment disputes (discrimination, ERISA / employee benefit plans, individual employment non-compete, non-solicitation, etc. contracts, among others). She also teaches labor and employment law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School. In addition to handling workplace disputes, Danielle is a member of the panel of mediators maintained by the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System, and she mediates eviction cases. Further, Danielle helps organizations engage in internal problem solving and process enhancement.
Danielle is a licensed attorney who practices as a full-time mediator and arbitrator. She also has acted for many years as an administrative law judge, hearing statutory unfair labor practice, civil service, and tenured employee cases. In former periods of her career, Danielle has represented parties on both sides of the employee/employer relationship: from 2003 to 2006, she provided legal representation to employees and labor unions with a labor and employment law firm in Madison, Wisconsin; and from 2013 to 2015, she represented the interests of management, serving in an appointment as Chief Legal Counsel and then Deputy Director for the personnel management agency of the State of Wisconsin. In 2014, she taught labor law at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh School of Business, and since 2016 she has taught labor and employment law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Danielle is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators, the National Association of Railroad Referees, LERA, the ABA and Wisconsin State Bar LEL and ADR Sections, and the James E. Doyle Chapter of the American Inns of Court. She is former Chair of the Wisconsin State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section.
Current Roster Memberships: AAA Roster of Mediators * AAA Roster of Employment Arbitrators * AAA Roster of Labor Arbitrators * FMCS Roster of Arbitrators; * FINRA Roster of Arbitrators; * NMB Arbitration Roster * Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System Roster of Mediators * University of Wisconsin System Roster of Arbitrators * Dane County Housing Project Roster of Eviction Mediators * Florida Roster of Special Magistrates * Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board Mediation / Arbitration Roster * Illinois State Board of Education Tenured Teacher Dismissal Hearing Officer Roster * Indiana Education Employment Relations Board Arbitration, Mediation, Fact-Finding Panel * Iowa Public Employment Relations Board Arbitration and Fact-Finding Panel * Iowa Public Employment Relations Board Roster of Ad Hoc Mediators * Kansas Public Employee Relations Board Roster of Mediators / Arbitrators / Fact-Finders * Montana Department of Labor & Industry Arbitrator Roster / Non-Collective-Bargaining Arbitrator Roster * Nevada Employee-Management Relations Board Panel of Mediators, Fact-Finders, Arbitrators * Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services Arbitration Roster * Oregon Employment Relations Board Panel of Factfinders and Mediators * Washington Public Employment Relations Commission Dispute Resolution Panel
JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 2002; BA, Grinnell College, 1996
|2017||WI Special Ed. Med. System||WSEMS Training|
|2006||WI E'ment Rel. Comm.||Mediator / Arbitrator / Examiner Training|
|2006-2017||Varied||Significant Number of ADR Conference|
|2002-2017||Varied||Significant Number of LEL Conferences|
In some cases, parties need a mediator who will facilitate their conversations with one another, while leaving them to manage the substantive aspects of their dispute. In other instances, parties benefit from a mediator who will have the professional strength and legal sophistication to compel them to evaluate the merits of a case. Danielle is skilled with this broad range of approaches to mediating, allowing her to apply techniques that are responsive as each case develops. During this process, Danielle recognizes the need some parties have to work through the emotional components of their dispute; but she is also outcome-oriented and remains focused on efficiently progressing toward practical solutions. Overall Danielle works to ensure that every party understands and is fully able to participate in the mediation process. As an arbitrator, Danielle is experienced at handling all phases of the adjudication process. She attentively manages prehearing matters, conducts efficient hearings that produce thorough records, and issues decisions that give parties the ability to understand the outcome and move forward with clear direction. As an organizational problem solver, Danielle has encountered a variety of complex situations. She designs custom approaches to personnel and process challenges that are based on an assessment of the unique circumstances in which they have arisen.
Per diem or hourly rate depending on the nature of the case; travel time for travel during business hours only; travel expenses.
Areas of Practice
- Labor - Management
- Landlord - Tenant
- Sexual Harrassment
- Special Education
- Workers Comp
- Systems Designer
- Mediating Lawyer