Kean Miller Adds Houston Trial Talent

Kean Miller’s rapid growth continues as the 208-attorney, full-service law firm announces the addition of Houston trial lawyer Carolyn D. Roch as a partner. “We are ecstatic to have Carolyn join our trial team as we continue to expand our litigation offerings across our regional footprint. We strive to provide our clients with the brightest legal talent, and she is certainly no exception,” said Linda Perez Clark, Managing Partner.

Carolyn D. Roch joins the firm as a partner practicing with the labor and employment law, casualty litigation, and commercial litigation groups. She is a seasoned litigator who focuses on complex commercial litigation. Carolyn first began trying cases as a prosecutor with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office after graduating law school. During her time with the District Attorney’s Office, she first-chaired more than 50 jury trials and successfully argued multiple appellate matters.

Carolyn has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, including Fortune 100 companies and executives. With her wide array of business litigation acumen, Carolyn has particular experience in employment, unfair competition, and securities litigation. She defends corporations in discrimination, covenant not to compete and trade secret cases, and she represents individuals in executive compensation, breach of contract, and wrongful termination cases. Carolyn also conducts employment investigations and routinely handles race discrimination, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, and retaliation suits.

Carolyn earned her J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. She earned her B.A. in Honors English and Plan I Honors from The University of Texas at Austin.

About Kean Miller
Kean Miller is one of the largest and best recognized law firms in the Gulf South region. For more than 40 years, the Firm has been innovating and growing, revolutionizing the standards for excellence in client service, and earning numerous awards for its market-leading practices and thoughtful and creative legal representation. Consistently named to the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500 and the Law 360 Top 400 lists, Kean Miller is Mansfield 6.0 certified, an honor bestowed for a select group of law firms which demonstrate a genuine commitment to diversity in the legal profession. The Firm’s collaborative culture, people-first approach, and devotion to quality are foundational to the Firm’s continued success, reflecting its reputation in the market. From the Firm’s eight offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Houston, and The Woodlands, and more than 200 attorneys, Kean Miller delivers sophisticated and meaningful counsel to Fortune 500 leaders, national businesses, and local companies.

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