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Caroline B. Giordano





Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2012

University of Michigan, Ph.D. 2008

Columbia University, B.A. 2001

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Caroline Giordano's practice involves a variety of areas of litigation in both state and federal courts. 

She has worked on matters involving business torts, non-compete and trade secret disputes, copyright law, municipal law, and criminal defense.  She also has experience researching and drafting pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, and appellate briefs.

While in law school, Caroline served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Helene N. White, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where she gained first-hand knowledge of appellate procedure.

Representative Matters


Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2015, 2016

Wayne State University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Wayne Law Review, Senior Note and Comment Editor 2011-2012, Assistant Editor, 2010-2011; Dean's Scholarship; John W. Reed Endowed Scholarship

University of Michigan, Ph.D., English Language & Literature; Horace H. Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2008; Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2002-2003

Columbia University, B.A., magna cum laude

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

Federal Bar Association of Michigan

American Bar Association

Washtenaw County Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Girls Group (Ann Arbor), Board of Directors, 2015-present

Leadership Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti, Class of 2015

International Society for the Study of Narrative Literature, 2004-2009

Northeast Modern Language Association, 2006-2008

Midwest Victorian Studies Association, 2006-2008

University of Michigan, Nineteenth-Century Forum, Steering Committee, 2003-2009


University of Michigan, Department of English, Lecturer Fall 2008-Winter 2009; Graduate Student Instructor 2003-2008


"Business Torts, A Fifty State Guide — 2014 Edition," (Co-Editor-Michigan), Wolters Kluwer, 2014

“What to Expect From Michigan’s Revised Uniform Arbitration Act” (co-author Sonal Hope Mithani), State Bar of Michigan Litigation Newsletter, Summer 2013.

"Civil Recovery of Damages in Government Contracting Schemes: Some Underused Theories Can Lead to Large Recoveries," (Co-authors Irene Bruce Hathaway and Samantha S. Galecki), For the Defense, Defense Research Initiative, January 2013

"Uses of the Class Action Device in Autism Health Benefits Litigation,"58 Wayne Law Review 157 (2012)