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Christina M. Carroll works with clients across a range of industries developing custom strategies for handling their legal disputes. She has deep experience at trial, both by jury and by judge. Her clients have included investment banks, marketing and advertising firms, religious organizations, health care organizations, oil and gas businesses, construction firms, commercial brokerage firms, hospitality businesses, and wedding and photography vendors. She serves as counsel on matters involving breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, fraud, breach of contract, discrimination, eviction, embezzlement, bill of review, theft of trade secrets, defamation, jury retaliation, civil conspiracy, and negligence.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented development company that sued developers for breach of contract dispute relating to high-profile development in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.°
  • Represented employee sued by former employer for claims of theft of trade secrets and breach of noncompete.°
  • Defended a $2 million claim by an investment bank against another investment bank in a declaratory judgment action.°
  • Represented lawyers sued by jeweler for RICO and breach of fiduciary duty claims based on alleged extortion scheme publicized in response to the lawyers’ exposure of the jeweler’s possible diamond overgrading. The case involved multidistrict litigation, including Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, Middle District of Florida, and District of Columbia.°
  • Represented company in various suits by third parties for actions of former and purported independent business owners (IBO) who used company intellectual property to pawn off their own goods.°
  • Obtained the #15 Verdict in the Nation (The National Law Journal) with a $94 million verdict, resulting in a $45 million judgment for Intervenors. The case centered around breach of fiduciary duty and civil conspiracy by a lawyer.°
  • Defended one of the nation’s largest oil and gas companies in a breach of contract dispute involving the Cline Shale.°
  • Represented a wedding photographer who sued her former wedding clients for defamation. Those former clients then filed an anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss. The court denied the motion to dismiss, one of the rare few denials at the time. Jury ultimately returned a verdict for photographer.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Carroll prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, The National Black Lawyers (NBL), "Top 100 in Texas," 2022
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, 2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2022
  • Honoree, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “Finest Under 40,” 2015
  • Member, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder Program, 2021
  • Board Member, Camp John Marc, 2018-Present
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2014-Present
    • Former Aid to the Homeless Committee Co-Chair
    • Former Judiciary Committee Co-Chair, 2021
    • 2015 Leadership Class
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, 2014-Present
  • Development Committee, Paws for Reflection Ranch, 2016-2018
  • Volunteer, Feed My Starving Children, 2014-2017
    • Former Dallas Development Committee Member

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., International and Comparative Law, Duke University School of Law, 2014
  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2011
Admissions
  • Texas