Carrie Schroll is a partner in the International Trade and National Security Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, focusing her practice in the areas of export controls (ITAR and EAR), trade and economic sanctions (OFAC), customs, national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), anti-boycott restrictions, anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, and compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

She advises a diverse range of clients on international trade and FCPA due diligence in connection with corporate transactions, and has counseled clients in internal investigations related to compliance with economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-corruption laws. She also regularly assists clients in developing trade and anti-corruption compliance programs. 


Thought Leadership


“Key Aspects of Commerce Plan to Tighten Duty Enforcement,” Law360

“BIS Issues Rules Further Restricting Exports to China, Russia and Venezuela,” Kirkland Alert 

“Risks and Rewards for Borrowers in Negotiating Economic Sanctions Provisions in Credit Agreements,” Corporate Counsel

“INSIGHT: Trade Compliance Tips for Software and Web Service Providers,” Bloomberg Law

“Anticipated New Export Controls on Emerging Technology,” Federal Publications Seminars Webinar

“CFIUS Reform at the Finish Line,” Kirkland Alert

“Trump Administration Bans Dealings in Venezuelan Cryptocurrency in a First Step Toward Extending Sanctions to Digital Currency Transactions,” Kirkland Alert

“Understanding the Rising Corruption, Sanctions and Money Laundering Risks of Doing Business with Venezuela,” Kirkland Alert

“The Trump Administration Sharpens Secondary Sanctions — China and Russia Are On Notice,” Kirkland Alert

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Virginia
  • 2016District of Columbia


  • English
  • French


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Articles Editor, Northwestern Law Review

  • College of William & MaryB.A., Political Science; French Minormagna cum laude2010

    Monroe Scholar