Vice President of Legal Affairs

Carmen Butler


As Vice President of Legal Affairs for BlueSprig, Carmen Butler provides legal counsel and support to members of the BlueSprig team, allowing them to focus on their mission of changing the world for children with autism. She is dedicated to providing ethical and quality legal and risk management support. Responsibilities for this role include a wide range of legal duties, including, but not limited to, identifying and interpreting laws affecting the organization (such as employment law, corporate law, HIPAA and privacy law, etc.), legal drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal forms, managing litigation and potential liability issues, and advising team members regarding a broad spectrum of legal matters. Carmen brings almost twenty years of legal experience and ten years of experience providing in-house legal support for healthcare companies.

Carmen received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University and her law degree from Harvard Law School. Prior to joining BlueSprig in 2020, Carmen gained experience in the legal department of a national pediatric home health company. She has also worked in human resources for the Georgia Institute of Technology, where then-Vice President Joe Biden’s office recognized her for her work in Title IX. She started her legal career by providing legal representation for several companies while working as an associate for law firms. Carmen lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her two teenage sons. She is passionate about soccer and served as a Board Member of Soccer in the Streets, a non-profit that uses soccer to provide opportunities to youth in underserved communities. She also serves on the Board of Camp Trach Me Away, a non-profit that provides a week-long overnight camp experience for kids with tracheostomies and provides support year-round for their families.