Carroll exercises focus, diligence and fortitude in learning about her clients' businesses and helping clients manage their legal risks in ways that achieve their businesses' objectives.

Overview

Carroll advises employers and litigates matters related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Additionally, Carroll advises on personnel policies' best practices and drafts employment and separation agreements. Carroll also advises government contractors on affirmative action programs (AAPs), Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and related federal and MDHR audits.

Prior to law school, Carroll was a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Houston, Texas where she helped provide representation to indigent persons charged with capital crimes.

Experience

Carroll counsels and litigates employment and labor issues, including, discrimination, disabilities, reasonable accommodations, harassment, leaves, background checks, drug testing, and NLRB issues.

In her counseling work, Carroll helps draft and revise employment handbooks; background check policies and forms; and drug testing policies and forms that are compliant with applicable federal, state, and local laws and best employment practices.

Carroll helps employers respond to labor grievances and prepare for arbitrations.

She has obtained several no-probable cause findings for clients for claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation before the EEOC, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, and U.S. Department of Labor.

Carroll has represented clients in Workforce Certificate Compliance Audits before the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) and has experience litigating against the OFCCP.

In her practice, Carroll successfully won summary judgment for a client on sex harassment and discrimination claims in the District Court of Minnesota.

She negotiated a favorable settlement for a Minnesota state age discrimination claim.

Carroll has conducted wage and hour audits to determine whether employees are correctly classified as exempt and following the laws and regulations under the FLSA.

As part of her pro bono efforts, Carroll was part of a team drafting an asylum brief and preparing for the hearing wherein her Ethiopian client was granted asylum from the bench and the government waived its right to appeal.

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Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Minnesota State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2017
  • U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 2017

Education

Washington University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017

  • Judicial extern for Honorable Audrey Fleissig of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Co-taught undergraduate course on law at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Executive Notes and Project Editor
  • Teaching assistant for 1L legal writing courses

DePauw University, B.A., History and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2013

  • Phi Beta Kappa
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