Caryl Flannery (JD, AWI-CH) is in-house employment counsel for Centene Corporation, a Fortune 51 company and multi-line managed health care enterprise with over 50,000 employees across the US and overseas.  Caryl has primary responsibility for all aspects of employment law across the company including collaborating with HR and operational leaders to establish and maintain compliant employment practices; managing and selecting outside counsel for employment-related lawsuits and administrative charges; and providing advice on day-to-day employee matters.  Prior to joining Centene, Caryl was in private practice where she counseled and represented both private and public sector clients on all facets of labor and employment law, administrative law, and complex civil litigation, and was retained by employers and law firms served as an independent workplace investigator.