Caroline Burnett

Caroline Burnett

Senior Knowledge Lawyer
Baker & McKenzie LLP


Caroline Burnett joined Baker McKenzie in March 2016 and is a senior knowledge lawyer for the North America Employment & Compensation Practice Group in San Francisco. Caroline is responsible for knowledge management for over 100 lawyers in the Firm's North America offices. She is focused on enhancing technical standards and improving efficiency, as well as producing pragmatic and commercially minded thought leadership for the Firm's clients. Before joining Baker McKenzie, Caroline spent a decade in private practice.

Practice Focus

Caroline's main responsibility is to make knowledge easily available to lawyers within the North America Employment & Compensation Group, increasing the quality, consistency and cost-effectiveness of the advice that Baker McKenzie gives its clients. Caroline also launched and manages The Employer Report Blog, which provides legal updates and practical insights to help companies understand, prepare for and respond to the latest domestic and cross-border labor and employment issues impacting US multinational employers.


  • California~United States


  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (Summer Program - Legal Technology and Operations) (2019)
  • University of San Francisco School of Law (JD) (2008)
  • Brown University (BA) (2002)