Carrie Floyd is a clinical teaching fellow in the Veterans Legal Clinic, where she teaches students to provide high-quality civil legal services to Michigan’s veterans. Her practice focuses on a variety of issues, including consumer protection, housing and public benefits litigation.
Prior to joining the Law School faculty, Professor Floyd worked as a staff attorney in Lakeshore Legal Aid’s Systemic Advocacy Unit, where she pursued systemic and impact litigation on behalf of low-income families and seniors. Professor Floyd has litigated a wide variety of cases in federal and state court with a systemic change lens. Her most recent practice has focused on addressing predatory lending, including challenging abusive land contract and small-dollar loans and rental-purchase agreements.
Before joining Lakeshore Legal Aid’s staff, Professor Floyd clerked for now-Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack on the Michigan Supreme Court. Between completing her MSW and entering law school, Professor Floyd worked for a national non-profit, where she supported state and local governments and non-profits to develop and implement strong adult basic education and workforce development policies.