Carol Michel defends clients nationally in high-stakes and catastrophic litigation in State and Federal Courts. Her trials run the gamut from major personal injury and premises liability cases, to aviation crashes and medical malpractice. Carol is considered the "go-to" attorney by clients in emergency situations requiring immediate advice and counsel to protect their interests.
In addition, Healthcare and Aviation are two specific areas in which Carol has developed significant experience and garnered recognition.Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America© in Health Care for 2012-2014, she has represented healthcare clients for 20 years. She provides advice and counsel to health care providers and facilities in several states regarding medical staff and credentialing matters. She also represents health care providers before state licensing boards and guides and assists them in responding to licensure actions.
Aviation litigation is also a key part of Carol’s practice. She was invited to and became a member of the International Aviation Womens Association. Carol represents aviation clients in disruptive passenger litigation, rotary wing crash litigation and fixed wing aircraft crash litigation. She has been invited and spoken internationally on aviation safety issues at industry sponsored programs in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Istanbul, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Carol was also invited to be a faculty member of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy at Stanford University. Recognized as the oldest such trial academy in the country, it is highly selective, permitting only trial attorneys with a proven track record as a preeminent trial attorney.
Chosen by her firm to serve on its Board of Managers in 2013, she became the first woman, in firm history, to do so. She is admitted to practice in Georgia, Nevada, Mississippi and Colorado; as well as federal courts.