Covington & Burling LLP
Carolyn Kubota is a nationally acclaimed litigator with extensive first-chair trial experience and a near undefeated record in over 20 trials in state and federal courts. Kubota draws upon her twelve years of experience as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Los Angeles U.S. Attorney’s Office when representing major domestic and international companies in their most high-stakes investigations and litigation matters, including serving as national litigation counsel for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) in hundreds of cases pending in five states in which athletes, including former Olympic gymnasts, contend that the USOC should be held liable for abuse by former USA Gymnastics physician, Dr. Larry Nassar. She also served as counsel for the USOPC in an appeal to the California Supreme Court. In this tort action against U.S.A. Taekwondo and the USOPC, the Court of Appeal held that the USOPC owed plaintiff no duty of care.
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