Monica McCarroll

OF Counsel | Northern Virginia

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

Monica has extensive experience working as a trial attorney specializing in complex civil litigation, having tried cases in both federal and state courts.  Monica focuses her practice on providing advice and counsel on eDiscovery, information governance, and cybersecurity issues to clients in a wide array of industries, including automotive, transportation, financial services, defense contracting, and pharmaceutical.  Monica’s litigation background allows her to step into high stakes, multidistrict litigation, and quickly grasp the key discovery issues and needs, develop cost-effective solutions to address the issues and needs, and then lead and manage the implementation of those solutions.

Some of Monica’s recent work experience includes:

  • Serving as national eDiscovery counsel for a major transportation company
  • Assisting a large U.S. defense contractor with information governance challenges that arose after a lengthy government investigation
  • Developing solutions for managing eDiscovery and data preservation in a multi-billion dollar global litigation, and leading negotiations that resulted in the acceptance of the solution by numerous opposing parties without resorting to Court intervention
  • Successfully representing a client as lead counsel in Rule 26 meet and confer negotiations with government regulators and private plaintiffs’ counsel, significantly limiting the scope of eDiscovery, and saving the client potentially millions in discovery costs
  • Developing and currently implementing eDiscovery leading practices for a Forbes Global 25 company designed to manage current litigation, position the company for potential future issues, and allow the company to cost-effectively manage its businesses around the world
  • Representing and advising clients engaged in state and federal litigation and regulatory investigations regarding all aspects of discovery, from preservation through production
  • Providing information governance counsel to several Fortune 500 clients, including analyzing and updating policies regarding the generation, use, and disposition of data

Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Monica was a partner at Williams Mullen where she chaired the firm’s eDiscovery and Information Governance practice.  Monica served as national discovery counsel for Fortune 500 clients and advised other clients on eDiscovery matters at the firm.  She also participated as counsel in a private cause of action under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT & MEMBERSHIPS:

Monica served on the Executive Council of the IP/IT Section of the Virginia Bar Association (2015 – 2019) and spearheaded the creation of an Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Subcommittee to address eDiscovery and high technology issues. She is a member of the Science and Technology Section of the American Bar Association, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and Women in eDiscovery.

EDUCATION:

Monica received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from The College of William and Mary. Monica is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey.