Cory Carone's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. He represents clients in industries such as education, manufacturing, construction, financial services, and technology in litigation and investigations involving toxic torts, environmental cleanup, contract disputes, financial regulations, accounting practices, and trade secrets. He has experience with pretrial and appellate briefing, management of mass torts and multidistrict litigation, witness interviews, and fact development.
Before joining Jones Day, Cory served as a judicial law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. During his clerkships, he advised on civil and criminal appeals, dispositive trial motions, and civil and criminal trials. In law school, Cory clerked at the University of Michigan's Office of the General Counsel where he helped with litigation and school policies related to campus speech, student discipline, and donations. He also served as a research assistant on projects related to immigration reform, challenges to the Affordable Care Act, and alternative dispute resolution.
Cory is the outreach chair for the Michigan Chapter of the Federalist Society and is active with the James Madison College Alumni Association.
- University of Michigan (J.D. magna cum laude 2017; Order of the Coif; Editor, Michigan Law Review; Semifinalist, Campbell Moot Court Competition); Michigan State University (B.A. in Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy with high honors 2014; Phi Beta Kappa; Jack Chapin Memorial Award)
- Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- Law Clerk to: Judge David W. McKeague, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2018-2019) and Judge Stephen J. Murphy III, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan (2017-2018)