Jake Carroll is an associate in the firm’s Construction Law and CGL and Business Liability practice groups, where he focuses on representing contractors, subcontractors, owners, architects, engineers, and sureties, in a variety of disputes. He has specific experience in handling surety and lien-related matters, drafting pleadings, motions, and settlement agreements, and litigating non-party discovery requests. Mr. Carroll also provides pro bono legal services to low-income clients facing eviction and imminent homelessness.
Mr. Carroll received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, where he was awarded the Faculty Award for Legal Writing, served as the Student Writing Editor of the Mercer Law Review, and interned for the Honorable C. Ashley Royal, United States District Judge in the Middle District of Georgia. Mr. Carroll also received the CALI Award for Excellence in courses on Corporate Issues, Business Drafting, and Social Justice. At graduation, he was inducted into the Brainerd Currie Honor Society in recognition of his outstanding academic performance. Prior to joining FMG, Mr. Carroll completed a two-year clerkship for the Honorable Charles H. Weigle, United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Georgia.
Mr. Carroll received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration. While completing his studies, Mr. Carroll interned for both United States Senator Lamar Alexander in Nashville, Tennessee, and former United States Congressional Representative Phil Gingrey in Washington, D.C.
When Mr. Carroll is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, cooking, and traveling.
- CGL and Business Liability
- Construction and Design Law
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
- Walter F. Georgia School of Law, Mercer University, J.D., magna cum laude: Faculty Award for Legal Writing; Student Writing Editor, Mercer Law Review; CALI Award for Excellence in courses on Corporate Issues, Business Drafting, and Social Justice
- University of Georgia, B.B.A.
- F.A.A. v. Cooper: Bombarding the Privacy Act with the “Canon of Sovereign Immunity,” 64 MERCER L. REV. 785.
- Member, Georgia Bar Association
- Member, The Florida Bar
- Member, Brainerd Currie Honor Society
- Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Section
- Law clerk to the Honorable Charles H. Weigle, United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Georgia