Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ms. Guentert was a clinical teaching fellow in Georgetown University Law Center’s Domestic Violence Clinic.
"I joined Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP for the same reasons I became a lawyer: to protect civil rights and advocate for social justice. I am extremely proud to continue this work as part of such a talented, dedicated team."
I wanted to sincerely thank you for all of the work that you did to help me. I am so grateful to you (and your team) for taking on my case, and for tirelessly advocating for me throughout the process. You were so supportive to me, and I really appreciated all the time that you took to explain things to me, and to make sure that I felt comfortable with every decision. I am really happy that you helped me to take action, and I consider myself so lucky to have had you on my side! A Former Client
Carolin Guentert is an Associate in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, LL.M. with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center, and B.A. summa cum laude from the College of New Jersey.
Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ms. Guentert was a clinical teaching fellow in Georgetown University Law Center’s Domestic Violence Clinic, where she represented survivors of domestic violence in civil protection order cases and supervised law students in their representation of clients. As part of the fellowship, she completed the Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program. Before her fellowship, Ms. Guentert clerked for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before her clerkship, she was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where she worked on litigation and international arbitration matters and various pro bono cases. She is currently a member of the Sanctuary for Families Pro Bono Council and previously interned at Sanctuary for Families.
At New York University School of Law, Ms. Guentert served as the Senior Symposium Editor for the Journal of International Law & Politics. She additionally served as the president of the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project, and participated in the Reproductive Justice Clinic.
- LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2019, with distinction
- J.D., New York University School of Law, 2014
- B.A., The College of New Jersey, 2011, summa cum laude
- New York University School of Law: Reproductive Justice Clinic
- New York University School of Law: EU Regulatory Policy Clinic
- Honorable Jack B. Weinstein, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- New York 2015
- District of Columbia 2017
- Southern District of New York
- Eastern District of New York
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