Zaire A. McCarroll

  • Associate
Zaire A. McCarroll



Ms. McCarroll joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP, in 2023, following in-house counsel in the technology and private equity spaces. Prior to joining the firm, she also worked as an Attorney Advisor for the Small Business Administration. Ms. McCarroll has experience with development and negotiation of managed care services contracts, NDAs, employment agreements, policy and procurement documents, and various other contracts. In addition, she has advised on compliance issues and healthcare legal issues and used legal research techniques to review cases and develop recommendations. Ms. McCarroll is an associate in the firm and concentrates on Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estates, and Business & Banking Law. She is a member of the Mental Health Law & New Lawyers Institute Committees for the New York City Bar Association, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the Young Lawyers and Women Lawyer Divisions for the National Bar Association. Ms. McCarroll is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Trust & Estates
  • Business & Banking


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2019
  • Virginia State University
    • B.S. - 2015
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • North Carolina Central University
    • 2019
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Master of Public Administration

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2022
  • Texas, 2023
  • Maryland, 2020
  • District of Columbia, 2020

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association (Member); Mental Health Law Committee (Member); New Lawyers Institute Committee (Member)
  • National Bar Association (Member); Women Lawyers Division (Member); Young Lawyers Division (Member)

Honors & Awards

  • Community Outreach Award, 2015
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration, 2018 – 2019
  • Alpha Phi Sigma, National Criminal Justice Honor Society, 2015

Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Member), a private, not-for-profit organization that provides assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.