Carolina Blanco is an Associate in Hill Ward Henderson’s Litigation Group. Her practice covers an array of commercial litigation matters in federal and state court, with experience representing clients in a wide variety of business disputes. Carolina focuses on the defense of attorneys and law firms in professional liability actions. She is experienced in the defense of complex ERISA litigation, specifically in the context of collectively-bargained retiree healthcare benefits and is able to assist microbreweries in obtaining federal permits for operating.
In 2013, Carolina served as a temporary judicial law clerk for The Honorable James D. Whittemore at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
In addition to her litigation practice, Carolina serves as outside counsel for healthcare entities needing assistance with physician credentialing issues, peer review disputes, revocation of physician privileges, reporting requirements, and hospital-conducted administrative hearings.
Carolina is involved with the American Bar Association and was recently appointed to serve as a member of the Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities. She is interested in U.S.-Cuba relations and has traveled to Cuba in an effort to learn about the country, its people, and the obstacles faced by companies desiring to trade with and conduct business in Cuba.
Cuba’s role in U.S. economy, commercial opportunities there, and the wet foot, dry foot policy.