Carrie Menikoff, who is based in Portland, Oregon, is our West Coast connection. Carrie works closely with Eric Rosenberg representing students in university level Title IX disciplinary proceedings and lawsuits filed against universities that violate these students’ rights. She brings to Rosenberg & Ball a wide-ranging depth of criminal and civil litigation expertise. Carrie is dedicated to bringing the highest quality legal service to the individuals and corporations she represents. She has a commitment to defend and protect her clients; she is their stalwart ally and dogged advocate.
Carrie has represented clients in a variety of matters from harassment, sex abuse, environmental crimes, bank fraud, election fraud and money laundering. Her criminal defense experience has taught her how to seek out and uncover unexpected evidence critical to her clients’ defense. She has managed complicated criminal and civil proceedings in state and federal court as well as quasi-judicial proceeding before university disciplinary boards. She has successfully represented clients in administrative proceedings involving the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners and the Department of Human Services. Her disciplined and rigorous grasp of complex matters consistently lead to desirable outcomes.
Before joining Rosenberg & Ball, Carrie partnered with two former federal prosecutors to form GRM Law Group. Together they represented a local company in a significant, complex environmental class action case. Carrie previously worked with Janet Hoffman & Associates where she developed her criminal defense practice. She has led negotiations with both federal and state prosecutors that have resulted in resolving numerous matters before indictment or trial, including cases where clients have faced adverse immigration consequences. Carrie always demonstrates respect and compassion for her clients, whom she represents with resolve and tenacity.
Before moving to Portland, Oregon, Carrie practiced at Ulmer Berne LLP, in Cleveland, Ohio for a decade where she gained significant business litigation experience in a variety of areas including land use litigation, products liability and executive compensation disputes. Carrie worked closely with in-house counsel for major banking institutions and publicly traded companies.