Carrie L. O'Brien

Carrie L. O'Brien: Attorney with Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C.
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  • One E. Washington Street, Suite 1600, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2553
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Carrie O'Brien concentrates her practice on education law. Carrie represents schools, school districts and other educational organizations in all types of legal matters, including data privacy and school finance issues. Carrie also assists education clients with their business needs, compliance reviews, intergovernmental agreements, lease-purchase agreements, Public Records Requests, Open Meeting Law compliance, special education litigation, and civil rights matters.

Carrie has substantial experience in the education law area. Prior to joining Gust Rosenfeld, she was the Chief Privacy Officer and Director of Legal Services for the Arizona Department of Education from 2012 to 2016. Carrie was an Assistant Attorney General at the Arizona Office of the Attorney General for six years where she represented the Arizona Department of Education.

While at the Arizona Department of Education, Carrie overhauled the handling of confidential student and teacher data and developed data protection agreements with partner agencies. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to data privacy and public records in schools.


Biltmore Preparatory Academy Parent Teacher Organization (Former Co-President, 2016-17 school year)

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  • Education Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.257.7414  Phone
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1997; University of Arizona, M.P.A., 1999
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
2004, Arizona


State Bar of Arizona
Notre Dame Club of Phoenix (former Board Member)


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