Carolyn D. Roch

Carolyn is Partner with Kuchler Polk Weiner. She is a trial lawyer who specializes in complex commercial litigation. Carolyn first began trying cases as a prosecutor with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office after graduating from The University of Texas School of Law in 1994. During her time with the District Attorney’s Office, she first chaired more than fifty jury trials and successfully argued multiple appellate matters.

In 1998, Ms. Roch began her commercial litigation practice. Since that time, she has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, including Fortune 500 companies and individuals. With her wide array of business litigation experience, Ms. Roch has particular expertise in employment, unfair competition and securities litigation. Carolyn defends corporations in discrimination, covenant not to compete and trade secret cases and 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’s securities practice includes representing brokerage firms in recruiting and raiding cases as well as investor actions before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Carolyn also served as the Chair of the Securities Litigation and Arbitration Section in 2015.

While Ms. Roch is a seasoned trial lawyer, she is also a counselor and advisor to her clients. Carolyn’s insight, diligence and interpersonal skills enable her to understand her client’s objectives and business needs. Carolyn works to find creative and cost-effective solutions for her clients.

Carolyn practices in state and federal courts throughout Texas and has successfully arbitrated multiple matters. She has been named a “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine and a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by H Texas Magazine. Carolyn has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law from 2013-present.