Carolyn E. Riggs is an associate in Ice Miller’s Drug and Device Practice Group, where she focuses on the defense of complex, multidistrict litigation for pharmaceutical, chemical, device, and cosmetic manufacturers in federal and state courts. Her practice also includes general products liability, toxic tort, and contract defense. In her career, Carolyn has represented corporate clients in all phases of civil litigation in both state and federal court. She has defended clients against a variety of claims, including negligence, breach of warranty, failure to warn, wrongful death, breach of fiduciary duty, and consumer protection violations. 
 
Carolyn is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. She is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Rhode Island Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association. 
 
Carolyn received her Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, where she was a scholarship member of the women’s soccer team. In 2012, she received her juris doctorate from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she was a Merit Scholarship recipient and 2012 Deans List honoree.
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