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Carol is a partner in, and former Chair of, Reed Smith's Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in health care law.  She also serves as the Lead Executive on the firm's Executive Committee. Carol counsels on regulatory and legislative initiatives affecting health care providers and life sciences companies, including Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement, survey and certification, and contractual arrangements.  She also advises clients on compliance with physician self-referral and anti-kickback laws, beneficiary inducement and exclusion issues, and represents clients in payor audits and False Claims Act (FCA) investigations and proceedings.


  • 纽约大学法学院, 1984, 法学博士
  • Harvard University, Radcliffe College, 1981, 学士, Phi Beta Kappa

  • 哥伦比亚特区

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • 联邦地区法院-哥伦比亚州区法院

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association – Past Chair of the Health Law Forum


  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Health Care Law, 2021 
  • Listed as a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 USA for Healthcare: service providers, 2013-2019
  • Named a Regulatory “Life Science Star” by LMG Life Sciences (2013-2019)
  • Named to the 2010 and 2012 BTI Client Service All-Star Teams
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for District of Columbia Healthcare, 2009-2020
  • Recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a Top Lawyer in the area of health care law (2013-2014)