Kayla Gebeck Carroll

Kayla Gebeck Carroll


Kayla Gebeck Carroll is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington D.C., office, and a member of the firm's Public Policy and Regulation Group. With nearly a decade of experience in the D.C. area, Ms. Gebeck Carroll provides counsel to tribal governments, Alaska Native Corporations and tribal organizations on critical matters impacting the well-being of their members and Indian Country as a whole. Ms. Gebeck Carroll's areas of focus include agriculture, trade, natural resources, environment, transportation, tax, appropriations, economic development and diversification, self-governance, social services, trust land, and treaty rights related to tribal member crossing at the United States-Canada border.

Tribal clients call on Ms. Gebeck Carroll to assist them in complying with federal legislation and agency guidance, influencing federal policy priorities, advocating for legislative changes, testifying before Congress and the administration, negotiating contracts and forming coalitions, among others matters. To achieve client results, Ms. Gebeck Carroll maintains close relationships with an array of congressional and agency staffers. She has particular experience working with the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Gebeck Carroll served as a policy analyst for the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). In this position, Ms. Gebeck Carroll advocated the views and concerns of tribal governments in the areas of access to capital, tax and finance policy.

Tribal Membership

  • Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • University of London, M.A.
  • Dartmouth College, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
  • Multiplier, Board Member, 2022-Present
  • Natives Rising, Board Member, 2022-Present
  • Well-Read Native, Co-Founder, 2020-Present
Honors & Awards
  • Native American 40 Under 40, The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, 2023
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2018-2021
  • Bryce Harlow Foundation, Fellow, 2018-2019


Speaking Engagements