Carole Rouffet


[email protected]

Carole Rouffet works on a broad range of international maritime and transportation matters, with particular experience handling subrogation cargo loss and damage claims and insurance coverage disputes.

During her legal training, Carole was a trainee-attorney at a leading international arbitration and litigation law firm in Paris, France. She was also a clerk for Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, and worked as an intern at NATO's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, and at the French Ministry of Defense in Paris, where she focused primarily on issues related to international humanitarian law.

Bar Admissions:

New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Eastern District of Michigan
France Bar (CAPA - Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat)


Fordham University School of Law (LL.M., U.S. & Comparative Law, 2015)
HEDAC, Versailles Bar School (CAPA, 2013)
Lille II University, France (Master's degree II in International and European law, 2010, cum laude)
Lyon III University, France (Master's degree I in International and European law, 2009)
Versailles University, France and exchange program at Peter Pazmany Katholic University, Budapest, Hungary (Bachelor in law, 2008)

Professional Affiliations:

French-American Bar Association
Young Shipping Professionals of New York
American Bar Association
Association Française du Droit Maritime
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association
New York City Bar Association


Rotterdam Rules: the immediate past and future, Chinese Journal of Maritime Law, Vol 27, No. 1, March 2016

Foreign Languages: