Caroline maintained a general civil litigation practice with a significant emphasis on the defense of workers' compensation claims. She regularly counseled employers on workers' compensation issues and represented employers and workers' compensation carriers before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and the appellate courts for more than 37 years. Caroline’s extensive workers’ compensation defense experience includes representation of municipalities and clients in the transportation, manufacturing, and health care industries.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Caroline was a senior partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood, which combined with Fox in 2018.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list for Workers' Compensation Law-Employers in North Carolina by Best Lawyers, listed more than 11 years
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • Selected by Law & Politics Magazine for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers, Workers' Compensation, 2006, 2008-2009

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.