About Carolyn B. Rendell

Carolyn’s practice involves dispute resolution and advisory services, with a focus on trust and estate, intellectual property matters, and all types of contract disputes.

Carolyn’s practice focuses on trust and estate matters, including will contests and contested trusts, claims of breach of fiduciary duties by trustees and other fiduciaries, elective share disputes, undue influence claims and trust administration disputes, as well as the construction of testamentary documents.

Carolyn also represents clients in contract, trademark, copyright, patent, false advertising, trade secret and unfair competition disputes, and counsels individuals and businesses on the development, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Notable intellectual property matters include representing a web-filtering software company in high-stakes patent litigation and helping a global telemarketing company to achieve successful outcomes in several significant trademark and copyright disputes.

Carolyn lives in Short Hills, New Jersey with her husband and four children.


  • Columbia Law School – J.D.
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    The Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts – Editor
    Columbia Law School Public Service Fellowship
  • Harvard University – B.A., Government ​with Honors


State Bars:

  • New York
  • New Jersey

United States Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts:

  • District of New Jersey
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York