Caroline Johnston Polisi

  • Lecturer in Law

Caroline J. Polisi is an esteemed white-collar and federal criminal defense partner at Armstrong Teasdale LLP. A well-known legal analyst and commentator with more than a decade of experience, her sound counsel has led numerous high-profile individuals to rely on her for legal representation. Caroline handles regulatory investigations, complex commercial litigation and appeals for her clients. A top-rated white-collar criminal defense attorney in New York, she has represented numerous individuals in both state and federal courts in criminal and civil proceedings. She has experience in all phases of the litigation process including pre-indictment advocacy, grand jury investigations, complex bail proceedings, pretrial motions, motions in limine, jury selection, trials, sentencing, restitution, forfeiture and other post-conviction proceedings.

Caroline regularly appears on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, and BBC News as a legal analyst commenting on high-stakes criminal cases. She is also a contributing legal opinion writer to CNN and is frequently quoted by national media including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, among others.  Caroline is featured on The Dropout, ABC News' original podcast series based on the criminal fraud trial of Theranos CEO and founder, Elizabeth Holmes, which is now a Hulu limited series.