Carolyn Williams focuses her practice on defending and advising clients in a broad range of catastrophic injury and liability claims including products liability, professional liability, construction defects, catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice and premises liability, including liquor liability. She also has experience with insurance coverage, subrogation claims, and contractual disputes. Carolyn has represented various types of social and human services organizations such as schools, day care centers, hospitals, mental health providers, residential treatment facilities and organizations serving disabled persons in malpractice actions. Further, Carolyn has prior experience in representing licensed professionals in state board investigations, as well as counseling mental health providers in complying with state and federal privacy statutes and regulations when responding to subpoenas or when asked to testify on behalf of their patients. Carolyn’s previous experience also includes representing client interests in multi-jurisdictional toxic tort, employment, motor vehicle and insurance fraud matters. Carolyn is a certified Arbitrator with the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, and also works as a volunteer attorney with the Support Center for Child Advocates and has been listed on the Pro Bono Roll of Honor since beginning that work in 2013.
Carolyn is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina (inactive), and the United States District Courts for New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Carolyn attended the Temple University, Beasley School of Law, where she served as a Note & Comment Editor on the Political & Civil Rights Law Review. While in law school, Carolyn was a Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society Fellow and represented Temple Law School at the Peggy Browning Fund National Law Student Labor Conference. Carolyn lives in Philadelphia with her husband, dog and cat. She serves as a Ward Committeeperson and Treasurer of the 30th Ward in Philadelphia. In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys running, baking, and cheering for the Phillies.