Fiona O’Carroll is an associate with Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group licensed to practice in Georgia.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Fiona clerked in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was a fellow at the Tahirih Justice Center in its Atlanta office. In 2018, she was awarded a Burton Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award by the U.S. Library of Congress for her academic article on prison privatization and administrative law.
Fiona earned her J.D. from Emory University, where she was a Woodruff Fellow and ranked in the top five in her graduating class. During law school, she served as the executive notes editor of the Emory Law Review, gained litigation experience in the Turner Environmental Law Clinic, and partnered with an attorney to represent a client seeking refugee status. Additionally, Fiona interned for Judge James P. Donohue of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and Judge Amy Totenberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.