CSU General Counsel
Carrie Hemphill Rieth
Carrie Hemphill Rieth

Carrie Hemphill Rieth

Carrie Hemphill Rieth is University Counsel for the Personnel Department of the Office of the Chancellor.  She previously advised the Chico, Monterey Bay and San Bernardino campuses.  She is a member of the Business and Finance Team in the Office of General Counsel and is also a resource attorney on Conflict of Interest, Records Access/PRA and Auxiliaries.  Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Ms. Rieth practiced law at Reed Smith LLP and BakerHostetler, where she specialized in business litigation.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California (1999)
  • B.A., English, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara (1996)

Speaking Engagements:

  • McKee Act, AOA Conference (January 2014)
  • NACUA: Managing High Profile Discrimination Complaints (March 2013)
  • Law of Design and Construction, Conflict of Interest and Public Records Act Sessions (May 2013; February 2011)
  • Conflict of Interest Filing Officer Annual Training (2005-2014)
  • CSU Orientation for New Department Chairs (February 2012)

Telephone No. (562) 951-4500
Fax No. (562) 951-4956
E-mail Address: crieth@calstate.edu

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Last Updated: July 10, 2017