Caroleigh Newman

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George Mason University School of Law (J.D., 2015)
Bridgewater College (B.A., 2012)

Professional Experience

Ms. Newman worked as a law clerk and attorney-advisor to the Honorable Dana Rosen at the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges in Newport News from 2017 to 2019. Prior to her work as a law clerk, she was a legal fellow at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Richmond, Virginia where she represented children in matters involving education rights, including special education and expulsion.

At George Mason University School of Law, Ms. Newman served as a Legal Writing Fellow as a third-year law student. She taught legal writing, analysis, and research to first-year law students and still considers it to be one of the most rewarding experiences of her life. She was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Trial Advocacy Association. She also served as President of the Student Bar Association during her final year of law school. During law school, Ms. Newman held internships at the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, the American Bar Association, and a small law firm specializing in civil litigation in Fairfax, Virginia.

Ms. Newman is a native Virginian who currently resides in the Hampton Roads area with her husband. She enjoys being a “plant mom,” traveling, quirky history and fun facts, and Halloween.

Ms. Newman’s practice focuses on workers’ compensation defense, particularly Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and Defense Base Act defense, and insurance defense.