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I learned the value of teamwork and collaboration as a Division One athlete, and I’ve carried that point of view with me into the practice of law. As a litigator, I work closely with clients to understand their needs, striking a balance between offensive and defensive strategies to target innovative and creative tactics that can successfully address disputed issues and achieve favorable outcomes.

Ms. Carroll concentrates her practice in litigation, with an emphasis on representing healthcare providers at both the state and federal levels and within arbitration forums. Her experience encompasses serving as counsel for hospitals in medical staffing and peer review disciplinary matters arising out of issues related to quality care and patient safety. She also provides risk management guidance on issues at the intersection of various state laws and medical licensing regulations, including the potential impact of physician medical staff disciplinary actions triggering the obligation to report to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).

Ms. Carroll’s work includes the representation of hospitals, physicians, physician practices, and pharmaceutical companies in matters related to restrictive covenants, breach of contract, violations of due process and fundamental fairness, defamation and trade libel claims, as well as matters related to professional licensure and credentialing. She also handles anti-competitive claims alleging violations of New Jersey’s Anti-Trust Act, the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, and the Lanham Act, in addition to employment related claims, including violations of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA).

Ms. Carroll counsels her clients on the most effective and economical legal strategies by evaluating liability and exposure against alleged damages. She handles a broad range of day-to-day tasks beginning at the inception of a matter, including orders to show cause, serving and responding to discovery, ensuring compliance with court-ordered deadlines, appearing and defending depositions, and retaining experts, through resolution by way of settlement, motion practice, or alternative dispute resolution.

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Health Care Law practice area (2024)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers – New Jersey Rising Stars (a Thomson Reuters business) in the Health Care practice area (2023)
  • Selected for inclusion by the New Jersey Law Journal on the 2023 list of "New Leaders of the Bar," the publication's annual listing of outstanding attorneys under the age of 40 and practicing in New Jersey
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent (a trademark of Internet Brands, Inc.) (2014 - present) 

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Uniquely NJ

  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association: Board of Directors; Marketing Committee Co-Chair, Judicial Outreach Committee Co-Chair (2023-2024); Gala Committee past Co-Chair (2021-2022); Young Lawyers Division past Co-Chair
  • New Jersey State Bar Association: Health Law Section
  • Morris County Bar Association: Women Lawyers Committee
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More Activities & Experience

  • American Health Law Association
  • Ms. Carroll has handled sensitive matters involving sexual abuse, human trafficking, and other sexual misconduct on behalf of minors
  • Former legal intern, Seton Hall University School of Law Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation Clinic (2009-2010) 
  • Former judicial intern to The Honorable Thomas L. Weisenbeck (Ret.), Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County (2008)
  • Former Division One field hockey player named to All-Ivy team, selected as a Regional All-American, and participant in national camp selection for the U.S. Women's National Field Hockey Team (2002-2005)

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

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Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2010

Dartmouth College, B.A., 2006

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2024


  • Former law clerk to The Honorable Stephan C. Hansbury, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Morris Vicinage (2010-2011)

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