A Dedicated Sacramento Employment Lawyer
Gay Carroll-Haring opened her boutique law practice representing California
workers in 2002 and has litigated a wide range of cases including the
widely publicized and groundbreaking case of
Chris Storm v. Consumers Self-Help Center, involving a disabled employee’s legal right to bring her companion
animal to the workplace.
Gay has successfully settled hundreds of cases for clients of both private
and public employers. Lean how she can help you when you
contact her office today.
Working Tirelessly for Her Clients
Gay will not hesitate to stand up to any employer, large or small; she
will not give up on any case because she will fight for your rights to
the end! Because of her success rate, she is able to pick and choose her
cases so that she can give each client one-on-one, hands-on, personal
service throughout her representation.
Her dedication to each of her clients sets her apart from her peers. This
dedication has also resulted in her being an invited speaker at legal
events at law schools, bar associations, and legal organizations throughout
Efficiency Is Key
Gay Carroll-Haring utilizes the latest in technology to streamline her
practice, making her more productive and efficient in serving and communicating
with her clients. An avid Apple fan, she runs her practice on Apple products.
Because she has been such an effective solo practitioner utilizing technology
in the legal field, she is a popular speaker for both lawyers and law
students alike in how to effectively start and run a solo practice.
Prior to her law career, because of her love of art, Gay served as the
Public Affairs Director for the California Arts Council, a position to
which she was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson. As part of that position,
she was responsible for the Arts Council’s first-ever website, and
in making the Arts Council the first agency in the State of California
to use PDFs in distributing materials to consumers—saving thousands
of trees and opening the door for other state agencies to do the same!
Because of her love of the written word, Gay also served as Editor for
HealthSpan Communications, a publishing company in Sacramento, California.
In addition, Gay has extensive experience as a legal assistant in both
litigation and transactional law. Beyond that, Gay attended seminary earlier
in life, is an accomplished vocalist, scuba diver, and loves hiking, gardening,
reading, music, and old movies. Gay brings this extensive and varied background
to the practice of law.
Court and Bar Admissions:
- Admitted to practice in the State of California, 1999 - Gay had the distinct
honor to be personally sworn in by California Supreme Court Chief Justice
Ronald M. George.
- Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the
- Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Eastern District
- Admitted to practice before the United Sates District Court, Northern District
Honors and Awards:
- Honored by California Employment Lawyers Association in 2007 for trial
victory in groundbreaking assistive animal case
- Member Roger Traynor Honor Society
- Member Golden Key National Honor Society, Epsilon Psi Chapter, Pi Sigma Alpha
- Member, National Political Science Honor Society
- State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
- Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
- California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
- Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA)
- Gay Carroll-Haring is an invited speaker and presenter at numerous legal
events hosted by California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Sacramento
County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section, and University
of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
- Gay Carroll-Haring has also taught continuing education courses for California
attorneys throughout her career
- University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., Graduated with
Honors, member Roger Traynor Honor Society
- California State University, Sacramento, B.A., Graduated Magna Cum Laude,
Government-Journalism, member Golden Key National Honor Society, Epsilon
Psi Chapter, Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society
Organizations Gay cares about: