Caroline Johnston Polisi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Creizman LLC
 | 565 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-972-0200
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Caroline Johnston Polisi focuses her law practice in the areas of white collar and federal criminal defense, regulatory investigations, appellate work and complex commercial litigation. An attorney with the Manhattan law firm of Creizman LLC, she represents clients throughout the metropolitan New York City area.

At Creizman LLC, Ms. Johnston Polisi serves her clients in a variety of roles, including as an advocate for corporate officers and directors during internal investigations. She also represents clients who are facing criminal charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and other federal laws. She has also advocated on behalf of clients in federal sentencing matters.

Before joining Creizman LLC, Ms. Johnston Polisi served as an associate with another New York-based law firm, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where she focused her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property transactions, and securities and financing offerings. She also handled a variety of matters in complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Johnston Polisi attended Columbia Law School, graduating in 2008 with the distinction of Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar in recognition of her superior academic achievement. Prior to attending law school, she earned her undergraduate degree in English from Yale University, where she graduated with honors.

Today, Ms. Johnston Polisi is admitted to practice in New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She has written about legal topics for a publication of the American Bar Association's Criminal Litigation Committee.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Civil Litigation (10%)

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Securities Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

General Litigation: Litigation


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Caroline Polisi

Admitted 2009, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized by SuperLawyers in 2015 as a “rising star” in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York, First Department

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Case Notes, American Bar Association, Criminal Litigation Committee (February 2012)

Educational Background:

  • Yale University, Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, with departmental honors in English, 2004
  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 2008.  Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
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Office Location for Caroline Johnston Polisi

565 Fifth Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-972-0200


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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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