Carrie Turner


Carrie C. Turner is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Directors & Officers and Securities Litigation, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, Insurance Coverage, and Insurance Law Practices. She has over 12 years of experience counseling leading insurance companies and litigating a wide variety of insurance and general commercial litigation claims. She holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential.

Ms. Turner counsels insurers in connection with coverage and liability issues arising under director and officer liability, professional liability policies and other coverages. Ms. Turner has also advised insurers and litigated claims regarding hurricane and wind damage, business interruption, design defect, faulty workmanship, mold, water damage, law and ordinance, environmental loss, earth movement and fire. She has litigated numerous actions arising out of Superstorm Sandy and the September 11 terrorist attacks, obtaining substantial settlements on behalf of clients. She has additionally litigated claims arising out of reinsurance disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, bad faith and other extracontractual claims.

In addition, she has represented insurers in cyber liability actions and advised financial services organizations regarding compliance with data security regulations.

Ms. Turner has also represented clients in general commercial, corporate and partnership disputes, attorney malpractice disputes, and a broad range of contract disputes, at both the trial and appellate levels.

From 2009 to 2010, Ms. Turner served as a law clerk to the Honorable Boyce F. Martin Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Directors & Officers Litigation
  • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Law
  • COVID-19: Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation


New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

Awards & Honors

  • Recipient of the 2014 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award presented by the Burton Awards in association with the Library of Congress.
  • Commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by former Kentucky Governor, Steven Beshear.

Professional Presentations

  • Co-presenter, Drones Take Flight in the Insurance Industry (1/19/2017 and 2/8/2017)
  • Co-presenter, Lawyer as Super-Adjuster: Discovery Implications (11/14/2017)


Boston University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2009

  • Editor-in-Chief, Boston University School of Law Public Interest Law Journal

University of Louisville

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Music
    • Minors in Chemistry and Art History


  • Will Congress Act to Regulate the Cryptocurrency Market? (publication date pending)
  • New York's Landmark Cybersecurity Regulation Amendment Proposed, Deadlines Looming, Data Privacy + Security Insider (February 15, 2018)
  • United States Supreme Court Considers Whether to Weigh in on Circuit Split in Data Breach, Actions, Data Privacy + Security Insider (February 5, 2018)
  • Compliance With New York's Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR Part 500, Data Privacy + Security Insider (December 6, 2017)
  • Co-author, Drone Mapping the Way of the Future for Insurance Companies, Property Coverage Insurance Insights; Data Privacy and Security Insider (July 12, 2016)
  • Co-author, Insurance E&O Liability Arising from Superstorm Sandy; Superstorm Sandy Insurance Litigation (Harris Martin publishers) (June 24, 2014)
  • Co-author, LIBOR: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask; Pepperdine's Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law (JBEL) Volume VI, No. II (summer 2013)

Legal Experience

From 2009 to 2010, Ms. Turner served as a law clerk to the Honorable Boyce F. Martin Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.