CSU General Counsel
Carrie Hemphill Rieth
Carrie Hemphill Rieth

Carrie Hemphill Rieth

Carrie is the Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief Counsel - External Affairs. She previously advised the Chico, Monterey Bay and San Bernardino campuses. She 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: August 14, 2018