Carol M. Rooney is a Partner at Butler Pappas.
Ms. Rooney is a partner with Butler Pappas and practices complex civil litigation with an emphasis on the litigation and arbitration of construction defect cases, commercial disputes and appeals in federal and state courts.
Ms. Rooney has practiced with Butler Pappas since 1998. She is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all state courts in Florida as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Second Circuit. Ms. Rooney is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hillsborough Bar Association and the Council on Litigation Management.
Ms. Rooney has authored articles on a variety of topics in multiple publications including: Consequential Damages Under the Insurance Contract - The New "Bad Faith"?, Mealey's Litigation Report, June 2008; Florida's Supreme Court Finally Brings Clarity to the Economic Loss Rule, NASP Subrogator, Spring/Summer 2005; Recent Developments in Property Insurance Coverage Litigation, ABA Tort Trial & Ins. Prac., Winter 2009; Recent Developments in Property Insurance Coverage Litigation, ABA Tort Trial & Ins. Prac., Winter 2011; The Learned Intermediary Doctrine: An Update, Trial Advocate Quarterly, Winter 2010. Ms. Rooney also lectures and participates in educational seminars on issues impacting insurance professionals.
Ms. Rooney is a graduate of the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. At Stetson, Ms. Rooney served as a federal judicial intern to the Honorable Elizabeth Kovachevich, Chief Judge of the Middle District of Florida, and was a Quarter-Finalist in the Maguire, Voorhis and Wells Intramural Moot Court Competition as a first-year student. Prior to joining Butler Pappas, Ms. Rooney was a Staff Attorney to the judiciary of the Ninth Judicial Circuit for Orange and Osceola Counties, Florida.