Caroline Dotolo provides in-depth counsel to public and private companies on a wide variety of matters related to capital markets, corporate finance, corporate governance, securities, SEC and listing exchange compliance, and general corporate law, with a focus on public offerings and public company representation. Ms. Dotolo has significant experience representing high-profile clients in the financial services, life sciences, technology and telecommunications sectors.

Ms. Dotolo's practice also involves regularly advising early-stage companies on a variety of matters including formation and founder issues, equity structure, financing, and governance, as well as pro bono representation for nonprofit organizations, including MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, a Boston-based organization that aims to improve the quantity and quality of mentorship relationships for young people.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Dotolo was an intern in the Economic Crimes Unit in the Civil Division of the US Attorney's Office in Boston.



  • Public Offerings

    • Arvinas
    • Bellerophon Therapeutics
    • Constellation Pharmaceuticals 
    • Editas Medicine
    • Fulcrum Therapeutics
    • Idera Pharmaceuticals
    • Inozyme Pharma
    • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
    • Solid Biosciences
    • Sonus Networks
    • Trevi Therapeutics
  • Venture Capital and Other Financings

    • Alcresta Therapeutics
    • Altiostar Networks
    • CoolChip Technologies
    • Flywire
    • XTuit Pharmaceuticals
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Akamai Technologies in its sale of a business unit to MediaMath
    • Altiostar Networks in its sale to Rakuten
    • Cynosure in its acquisition by Hologic
    • Demandware in its acquisition of Tomax Corporation
    • Endurance in its acquisition of certain assets and membership interests
    • Progress Software in multiple M&A transactions, including asset sales and a stock purchase
    • Sonus Networks in its acquisition of Performance Technologies
    • The First Marblehead Corporation in its sale of the company

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston University School of Law, 2012

      Boston University Law Review, Co-Director, Student Advisor Program, Women’s Law Association
    • BA, History and Sociology, The Ohio State University, 2008

      magna cum laude Honors Program
    • Harvard Business School Online

      Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, with High Honors, 2015

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts