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About Caroline

Caroline Melo represents employers in litigation, administrative investigations, and other actions related to employment including the defense of claims of alleged discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, and occupational safety and health violations. She also provides advice and counsel to employers regarding a variety of workplace matters.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Caroline served as a Judicial Extern for Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and as a summer clerk at the US Senate Judiciary Committee with the Office of Senator John Cornyn. She also worked as a staffer in the Senate offices of the Majority Whip (Senator Cornyn) and completed a fellowship in the office of Senator James Inhofe.  

Credentials

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
J.D.
2019
cum laude
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.S.
2013

Bar Admissions

Texas

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Judicial Extern for Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson
US Senate Judiciary Committee, Office of Senator John Cornyn, Summer Clerk
Innocence Clinic, Buried Alive Project
US Senate, Office of the Majority Whip, Staff Assistant/Media Tracker
US Senate, Office of US Senator James Inhofe, Congressional Fellow