Carol maintains a broad litigation and counseling practice covering a range of substantive areas in both U.S. federal and state courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. As a lawyer based in the Harrisburg, PA office, Carol has represented businesses and individuals in matters involving theft of trade secret law, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, wage and hour disputes, and other complex commercial matters.
Carol has tried over 40 legal cases, jury and non-jury, and handled numerous arbitrations and mediations. As a member of the firm’s Injunction Practice Group, Carol is part of a team of attorneys and professionals who routinely handle trade secret litigation, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, contract, non-competition, corporate governance and other business disputes in jurisdictions throughout the country.
Carol has developed a special concentration in providing legal advice to clients and litigating issues pertaining to trade secrets and the enforcement and enforceability of restrictive covenants in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. Carol’s practice includes advising clients with respect to drafting restrictive covenants, enforcing and defending covenant and trade secrets claims and litigating all aspects of such cases, from the injunction stage through trial.
Carol has lectured widely for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and other local & national organizations on the subjects of trial practice, evidence, litigation management, electronic discovery, injunction practice, and expert testimony.
Among other attorney accolades, Carol has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America® since 2013.
Outside of her work as a copyright infringement attorney, Carol is Chair of the firm’s e-Discovery team which provides legal counseling on a variety of issues, including early case assessment, discovery in litigation or regulatory matters, document review, Rule 26(f) meet and confer conferences, and motions practice regarding ESI, with an emphasis on reducing the risk of sanctions and adverse results.
Carol resides in Hampden Township with her husband and their two children.
Chestnut Hill College, B.S., 1982
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1989, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Case and Note Editor 1988-1989
The Best Lawyers in America®, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, 2013-present
Select Lawyers, 2014
Member of Libris Society, Chestnut Hill College, 2015
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
The Salvation Army Advisory Board, Harrisburg
The United Way of the Capital Region – Campaign Cabinet
Women’s Leadership of the United Way of the Capital Region – Past Chair
Immediate past Chair and Trustee Emeritus of The Nature Conservancy’s Pennsylvania Chapter
McNees Women’s Network
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit