Carole Sportes is a partner who leads our International Dispute Resolution department of the Paris office.
Carole is specialized in the areas of insurance/reinsurance, aviation and product liability litigation. She acts for major air carriers, international insurers and pharmaceutical companies.
Carole began her career in 1995 as a corporate lawyer in Paris at a multinational professional services group. She then decided to turn to a litigation practice and joined in 1998 the Litigation and Insurance department of a global law firm.
Before joining the firm in January 2015, Carole co-founded and contributed for 10 years to the development of a French boutique law firm in Paris.
Carole actively contributes to debates on product liability. She is co-author of the French chapter for the ICGL publications Class & Group Actions Guide and Product Liability Guide. She is also the exclusive author for France of the Aviation Law Review.
Clients working with Carole are sensitive to her extensive experience in dealing with high-value, catastrophic injury cases; her extensive experience in dealing with technical and complex matters; and her extensive experience in handling mass tort litigation and correlative ability to craft and ensure coherent strategy of defense in multidistrict litigations.