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.
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), the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), and Title IX. 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.
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; separation agreements; 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 many 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 affirmative action audits before the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). She also 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 and successfully won summary judgment for a client on sex discrimination, sex plus age discrimination, retaliation, and Equal Pay claims in the Eastern District of North Carolina.
She negotiated a favorable settlement for a Minnesota state age discrimination case and a Minnesota religious discrimination, national origin discrimination, and retaliation case.
Carroll advises higher education clients on obligations under Title IX, revises sexual harassment policies, and provides Title IX training.
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. She has also represented a client on an SSI/SSDI appeal.
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- Minnesota, 2017
- U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 2017
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