Professional Biography
Caroline Mew

Caroline M. Mew Partner

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Experience

Higher Education/Standardized Testing Matters

  • Represented various standardized testing entities in testing accommodation cases brought by individual plaintiffs under the Americans with Disabilities Act*
  • Represented various standardized testing entities in state and federal investigations and enforcement actions under state and federal disability rights laws*
  • Represented standardized testing entity in state court putative class action seeking to have state disability standards applied to nationally-administered test*
  • Represented standardized testing entity in copyright infringement action against test preparation company*
  • Represented standardized testing entity in copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets case against test preparation company*
  • Represented standardized testing entity in copyright and trademark infringement action against individual selling copyrighted exam preparation materials over the internet*
  • Represented standardized testing entity in multiple court cases seeking enforcement of agreements to arbitrate score cancellation disputes*
  • Represented university, university health system, and faculty member against defamation claim arising from faculty member’s work as expert witness*
  • Represented university and university research institute against claim of product disparagement arising from published research following clinical trial*
  • Represented academic medical center in False Claims Act case*
  • Represented research university against claims by former faculty member relating to employment issues and property rights arising from federally-sponsored research program*
  • Represented university and university health system in multiple court cases where agreements to arbitrate medical negligence claims were enforced*
  • Represented various higher education clients on issues relating to government grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements*

Other Civil/Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Matters

  • Represented clients in Administrative Procedure Act challenges to federal agency regulations*
  • Represented oil company in administrative appeal of federal royalty valuation of crude oil and in related False Claims Act litigation*
  • Represented national trade association serving as amicus curiae in appeals of federal and state False Claims Act cases*
  • Represented lawyer on appeal against claim for portion of attorneys’ fees awarded in prior litigation*
  • Represented mining company in recognition and enforcement proceedings involving $700+ million international arbitration award*
  • Represented energy company in investor-state arbitration before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)*
  • Represented health care entities responding to third-party subpoenas in federal government antitrust litigation*
  • Represented District of Columbia on a pro bono basis as Special Assistant Attorney General various matters, including cases involving zoning for day care center and employee retirement benefits*

 

*Prior firm experience.

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif, 1999, Note & Comment Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Asian Studies (Highest Honors) and English, with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996