About Us

Consider us your company's legal department.

Carroll Counsel PLLC

Our law firm advises early-stage and high-growth technology companies on formation, funding and their commercial transactions. Additionally, the Firm provides fractional in-house services to early to mid-staged venture backed technology companies, particularly SaaS-based B2B.

Our Team

Meet our team of lawyers that will help you in your next start up venture.
Jennifer Carroll

Jennifer Carroll – Principal

Jennifer has 10+ years practicing law. Most of her experiences comes from advising and helping technology startups through all life phases: from formation, to venture financing to exits.

 

She is also a registered patent attorney with focused study and practice involving intellectual property matters such as patent counseling, trademark prosecution, licensing, and SaaS agreements. More recent focus has been on preparing her clients for the changing data privacy landscape, including GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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Jennifer has extensive experience assisting companies navigate early to mid-stage venture financing deals, counseling founders on best practices for company set-up, IP protection and keeping valuable employees happy.

 

Additionally, Jennifer serves as the General Counsel to several technology startups around town on a fractional basis. Jennifer provides counsel to the C-suite, negotiation of customer contracts, especially SaaS contract here in the US and internationally.

 

Jennifer was previously Corporate Counsel for a Big Data SaaS company and worked for a Top Ten Big Law firm in the Corporate and Securities practice group.

 

Jennifer is licensed and active to practice in Texas and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but is also admitted to practice in DC, Maryland, and Ohio.

Sandra Smith-Gray

Sandra Smith-Gray – Paralegal

Sandra has 20+ years’ experience as a corporate paralegal in the high-tech industry. Sandra assists the Firm and its clients with drafting and reviewing contracts, preparing capitalization tables and stock ledgers, organizing records, legal research and closing deals. Sandra has assisted several large Austin-area technology companies, so she brings a wealth of knowledge on proper processes, is detail oriented and diligent.