Caroline Fabend Bartlett

Caroline Fabend Bartlett

An experienced litigator and partner at the firm, Caroline Fabend Bartlett focuses her practice on class actions and mass torts. Consistently recognized by her peers for her professional accomplishments, Caroline has been included on the New Jersey Super Lawyers list every year since 2018, and was named a Rising Star in 2013 and 2014 in the areas of class actions and mass torts.

After graduating magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2004, Caroline served for one year as a judicial clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for two years in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. While earning her law degree, Caroline was appointed Articles Editor for the Seton Hall Law Review. Before joining Carella Byrne, Caroline engaged in commercial litigation, products liability, and mass tort defense at a large international law firm.

In addition to serving her clients, Caroline is active in the legal community. She currently serves as a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and as a Director of the Historical Society of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the second oldest in the Nation.  Caroline is also a current member of the District VA Ethics Committee.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Director, Federal Historical Society, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Trustee, Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • "You Are What You Serve: Are School Districts Liable for Serving Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Students?", 34 Seton Hall Law Review 1053 (2004).
  • Super Lawyers 2018-2022
  • Patton Boggs Pro Bono Associate of the Year, 2009
  • Coalition for Peace Action Peacemaker Award, 2009
  • New Jersey Legislature, Citation for outstanding leadership in the pursuit of verified voting, 2009

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Restaurant Brands
Carella Byrne has filed a securities fraud class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Restaurant Brands International Inc. on behalf of those individuals who purchased or acquired common stock.
Johnson & Johnson
Carella Byrne Cecchi Olstein Brody & Agnello filed a consumer class action Thursday in New Jersey District Court against Johnson & Johnson over its Neutrogena aerosol sunscreen line.
Takata Corp.
A Florida federal judge granted final approval Monday to a $42 million settlement automakers Volkswagen and Audi reached to resolve multidistrict litigation over their alleged use of defective Takata Corp. air bags, as well as a $12.6 million attorney fee award from that total.