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Christina M. Carroll is a complex commercial litigator with trial experience, focusing primarily on contract and business tort disputes in both state and federal courts across the country. She has also handled labor and employment disputes for public companies, as well as trust and estate conflicts for individuals and family offices.

Christina uses her prior experience at a trial boutique handling complex commercial civil litigation as the lens through which to assess cases before suit, to pursue early dismissal or other resolution, and all the way through appeal. She employs a number of litigation management tools and technology to streamline cases, maintain historical knowledge, and reduce overall legal spend. Her clients are involved in a variety of industry sectors, including banking, advertising, health care, oil and gas, real estate (including commercial brokerage and construction), professional and consumer imaging.

Concentrations

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Banking litigation
  • Trust and estate litigation

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented advertising client against claims for breach of contract and business torts in three-year dispute across multiple federal and state districts, including bankruptcy court.°
  • Represented public company against claims of discrimination and retaliation.°
  • Represented national health care company against former C-Suite executives in theft of trade secret and breach of fiduciary duty jury trial.°
  • Represented oil and gas client in three-week jury trial involving breach of fiduciary duty by an attorney.°
  • Represented lawyer against claims of defamation and RICO violations.°
  • Represented private equity oil and gas company and its executives in remote arbitration over books and records dispute.°
  • Represented individual service provider in Anti-SLAPP Texas Citizens Participation Act motion to dismiss a defamation claim against disgruntled clients.°
  • Represented private company against claims for jury retaliation.°
  • Represented health services provider after former partners sued in breach of a post-partnership agreement and covenant not to sue.
  • Represented national brokerage firm against claim for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty regarding notice of renewal under a lease.°
  • 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.°
  • 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.°

°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, 2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2022-2023
  • Honoree, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “Finest Under 40,” 2015
  • Board Member, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, 2023-Present
  • Board Member, Camp John Marc, 2018-Present
  • Member, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder Program, 2021
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2014-Present
    • Former Aid to the Homeless Committee Co-Chair
    • Former Judiciary Committee Co-Chair, 2021
    • Leadership Class, 2015
  • 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
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas