Carolyn Rendell has nearly 15 years of experience representing and advising clients in civil litigation and dispute resolution, including business litigation and intellectual property enforcement and disputes, as well as trusts and estates and employment matters.

Carolyn is valued by clients for her candor and insight in guiding them and advising them of their rights and the potential avenues for their protection and enforcement, as well as for her determination in working to achieve the best possible results for them.

Carolyn received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. from Harvard College.

She lives in Short Hills, New Jersey with her husband and four children.

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Prior Experience

  • Partner, Spiro Harrison, Montclair, NJ, 2016 – 2022
  • Associate, Stone & Magnanini LLP, Short Hills, NJ 2009 – 2016
  • Associate, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Roseland, NJ 2007 – 2009

Representative Matters

  • Represented a software company in a patent infringement litigation relating to a method for Internet filtering, resulting in a $10 million jury verdict for the client.
  • Represented consumer products company in an action for antitrust violations and trademark infringement; successfully pursuing clients’ claims through both a preliminary injunction hearing and jury trial.
  • Represented client in litigation involving claims of inflation of the published average wholesale price of prescription drugs by pharmacies, retailers, and drug wholesalers.
  • Represented client in connection with a lawsuit alleging violation of a non-compete agreement and tortious interference with non-compete agreements.
  • Represented a trustee in litigation with co-trustee involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Represented parents in will-contest against estranged spouse of decedent.
  • Represented client in estate dispute involving the family of deceased partner.
  • Represented investor in fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims against former partner.
  • Represented c-level employee in fraud, breach of contract and unjust enrichment claims against former employer.


  • Columbia University School of Law – J.D.
  • Harvard College – B.A., Government & Political Philosophy


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York