Carol C. Villegas
Carol C. Villegas concentrates her practice on prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.
Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Carol served as the Assistant District Attorney in the Supreme Court Bureau for the Richmond County District Attorney's Office. During her tenure at the District Attorney's Office, Carol took several cases to trial. She began her career at King & Spalding LLP where she worked as an associate in the Intellectual Property practice group.
Carol received a J.D. from New York University School of Law. She was the recipient of The Irving H. Jurow Achievement Award for the Study of Law, and was awarded the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Minority Fellowship. Carol served as the Staff Editor, and later the Notes Editor, of the Environmental Law Journal. She earned a B.A., with honors, in English and Politics from New York University.
Carol is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Women in the Law.
She is fluent in Spanish.