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Caroline J. Heller

Caroline J. Heller

Greenberg Traurig LLP
Chair of the Greenberg Traurig Global Pro Bono Program
New York, NY, USA


Caroline J. Heller is a shareholder in the Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office. Caroline is also the Chair of Greenberg Traurig Global Pro Bono Program.  Caroline is a faculty member of Greenberg Traurig’s GT Litigation Academy, which provides intensive in-house training programs in jury trials, expert witness preparation, deposition practice, motion practice, and mediation. Caroline focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and business disputes on a nationwide basis in the fields of professional liability, partnership disputes, securities litigation and entertainment disputes. In the field of special education, since 2006, Caroline has represented parents of children with disabilities on a pro bono basis at impartial hearings, appeals to the SRO, and in federal court.  She received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Areas of Concentration

  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Securities litigation
  • Appellate advocacy

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Advocates For Children of New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Finalist, Chambers USA “Women in Law Awards,” Leadership in the Community: Lawyer of the Year, 2015
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2013-2015
    • Listed, “Rising Star,” 2012
  • Recipient, Lawyers Who Lead By Example, Pro Bono Award, New York Law Journal, 2014
  • Recipient, President’s Pro Bono Award, First Judicial District, New York Bar Association, 2012
  • Honoree, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, recognition for pro bono services, March 2011
  • Recipient, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award 2010
  • Honoree, Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., March 2010
  • Recipient, John K. Geiger Award, Her Justice (inMotion), November 2006
Caroline J. Heller is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Selected Materials Pertaining to Exhaustion of Remedies and the Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA - Annual School Law Institute (17th Annual), Friday, June 09, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA - 17th Annual School Law Institute, Monday, June 12, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA - Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA, Monday, June 12, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA - Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA, Monday, June 12, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA - Exhaustion of Remedies: The Intersections Between Section 504, IDEA and the ADA, Monday, June 12, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 17th Annual School Law Institute, Friday, June 23, 2017, New York, NY
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