Carolyn is a partner in the firm’s Land Use and Litigation practice groups. Her practice focuses on land use and zoning, municipal law, non-profit organizations, health care issues and litigation. Notably, her land use representation includes all stages of the permitting process, drafting zoning regulations, and representing clients in zoning appeals. She also serves as general counsel to several quasi-municipal agencies, including the New Haven Port Authority and two municipal pension funds.
Carolyn is a member of the Connecticut and New York Bars. She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.
Prior to joining the firm, she also served as an Assistant and a Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of New Haven and as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Bridgeport School of Law (now known as Quinnipiac University School of Law). Carolyn earned her B.A. from Barnard College, magna cum laude, and her J.D. from Boston University.
Connecticut Bar Foundation.
Activities & Associations
•New Haven County Bar Association - Co-Chair Land Use Section; Former Member of the Executive Committee; Former Tri-Chair of the Public Service Committee
•Member of the Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys
•Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel, Former Vice-President
•Community Mediation, Former Board Member
•New Haven Preservation Trust, Former Board Member
•Regional Growth Partnership, Former Board Member
•Jewish Family Services of Greater New Haven, Former Board Member
•Connecticut Association for Human Services, Former Board Member
•Congregation Mishkan Israel, Former Member of the Personnel Committee
•Connecticut Bar Association (Planning & Zoning Section)
•New Haven Inns of Court, Former Bencher Member
•Connecticut Bar Foundation, Fellow
•Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Former Member of Governmental Affairs Committee
•Montessori School on Edgewood, Former Board Member
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