Thomas W. Carroll focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation. Tom's experience includes representing clients in class and collective action litigation, as well as other complex and multiparty disputes before state and federal courts. His previous litigation experience includes:
- Breach of contract
- Discrimination and retaliation
- ERISA and employee benefits
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- FLSA collective actions
- Noncompetition and trade secrets
- Wage and hour
In addition to litigation, Tom helps his clients comply with labor and employment laws by counseling employers on noncompetition agreements, employee classification and hiring, discipline, and termination. Additionally, he helps employers prepare employment agreements, separation agreements and general employee policies.
Tom’s practice also includes advising and counseling employers navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. His experience includes state and federal leave laws, telework and remote work, furloughs and layoffs, return to work, and compliance with state and local health orders.
Tom has devoted significant time to pro bono representations, which has included trial advocacy in congressional redistricting litigation, challenges to state agency action on behalf of Medicaid applicants, and representing/assisting veterans and other individuals with military ties.