Carol I. Eisenberg


T (207) 774-7474
F (207) 774-1343


85 Exchange Street, 3rd Floor
Portland, Maine 04101


Carol Eisenberg has been a lawyer at RWLB since soon after the firm was formed in 1995. Much of her practice is representing professionals before regulatory boards and in lawsuits, including doctors, dentists, lawyers, nurses, veterinarians, social workers, physical therapists, real estate agents, insurance agents and others. Carol also handles employment matters in litigation and before the Maine Human Rights Commission.  Her general litigation practice includes defending claims arising from premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and contract disputes, as well as representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury cases. She has also been named as an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review system, representing recognition of the highest level of professional excellence and high ethical standing, and has a client review rating of 5 out of 5.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Carol made her way to Maine to attend Colby College, from which she graduated cum laude with distinction in philosophy. Carol worked for various nonprofits in development and event planning before becoming the recycling coordinator for Regional Waste Systems (now EcoMaine), where she conceived, implemented, and administered a recycling program for 31 communities in greater Portland that has been in place for over 30 years. Carol attended the University of Maine School of Law where she was a staff member and editor of the Maine Law Review. She received her J.D. magna cum laude.

Carol and her husband, David, a science teacher, enjoy ferry rides each day to and from their home on Peaks Island in Casco Bay. They have two daughters and one son. Carol’s volunteer work has centered on her island community, her children’s schools and sports teams, libraries, and assisting immigrants and refugees. She currently serves on the boards of Friends of the Peaks Island Library and Friends of T.E.I.A., and she has been a long-term board member of Cleaves Law Library.



University of Maine School of Law (magna cum laude) J.D.

Colby College (cum laude)

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court – Maine

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


Friends of the Peaks Island Library (board member)

Friends of T.E.I.A. (board member)

Cleaves Law Library (board member)

Maine Bar Association

Maine Trial Lawyers Association

Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association


A Practical Guide to Superior Court Practice in Maine – Chapter 7: Special Claims – Minor Settlements

US Law Transportation and Logistics Compendium of Law: State of Maine


Platinum Client Champion

Martindale-Hubbell Peer AV Preeminent Rating

Wonderful to work with

You were wonderful to work with and made the process as easy as it could be. I am appreciative. --Veterinarian after Licensing Board dismissal of complaint

Skilled approach and wise advice

I especially want to thank you Carol, for your constant encouragement, skilled approach and wise advice, and also for your personal and thorough communication throughout the process. --Client after dismissal of complaint by Maine Human Rights Commission

You never wavered

When this came across yesterday it was a complete surprise and a relief. I was a little speechless! Carol, thank you for your energy and passion to get this to a resolution and maintaining the highest degree of professionalism, given the continued cheap shots by your opponent – you never wavered! --Business owner client after Maine Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment


This is INCREDIBLE news!  Thank you Carol for the long fight to get this matter resolved. --Adjuster after Maine Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment

Attention to detail

Thank you so much for your attention to detail and putting your finger on the pulse of my situation.  You have captured my thoughts and regrets about the matter before the board. --Nurse after reviewing response to Board complaint

Great news

Great news. Thank you so much! I appreciate all the time and effort you spent on me and I am very grateful for the outcome :)! --Nurse after Board dismissed complaint

Worth every penny!

Thank you so much for working with me on this. Worth every penny! --Nurse after Board dismissed complaint

Support and guidance every step of the way

Thank you all for your support and guidance every step of the way. What a relief to receive this yesterday! --Dean of educational institution after MHRC dismissed a discrimination complaint

Can’t thank you enough

I really, really appreciate your work on my behalf. Thank you so much, I don’t know what I would have done without you!  I can’t thank you enough for your help with the board, I really appreciate the time you took and how thorough you were. I’m very grateful. --Doctor after Board of Medicine voted to dismiss complaint

Grateful for your expertise and assistance

What a relief. I am so grateful for your expertise and assistance in this matter! -Veterinarian after Board complaint was dismissed

Easy To Navigate!

Carol, Thank you for your counsel and support. Your knowledge of the system made the process easy to navigate and your calming personality was very reassuring.

Doctor After Board Complaint Was Dismissed

Communication Was Unmatched

You have been great, Carol. Your communication was unmatched.

Adjuster In Medical Malpractice Case After The Case Was Dismissed

Well Written And Reasoned!

What excellent news! Congratulations. And you have done a great job dealing with a very difficult plaintiff’s counsel and then winning on summary judgment. I agree that the decision is well written and reasoned.

Client’s Personal Attorney Reacting To Victory On Motion For Summary Judgment

You Made Me Feel Much Better!

Thank you so much for your help with this matter. I was so overwhelmed when I first received this complaint in the mail, and you made me feel much better. It has meant a lot to me to have your help through this process. I really appreciate everything you did. Thank you!

Dentist Reacting To News That The Board Dismissed A Complaint Against Her


That is amazing. It is a piece of writing I would have probably never been able to articulate, or at least not without six months prep! Thank you!!!!!

Nurse Client Reacting To Letter To Board Responding To A Complaint

Respected And Listened To Me!

Thanks again for everything you did for me from start to finish. The reason I chose you was because you respected me and listened to me. I truly appreciate that!

Claimant After Favorable Settlement Of An Employment Discrimination Matter

Impressed And Appreciative!

Thank you for stating so succinctly the truth of the matters at hand. I am impressed by and appreciative of your professionalism and concern.

Defendant In Discrimination Claim

Put Everyone’s Mind At Ease!

It has been a pleasure & thank you for making this matter so easy for the insured & myself. I know it helps put everyone’s mind at ease when you are able to trust the person handling the case to bring the matter to resolution.

Insurance Company Adjuster

Huge Relief!

Thank you so much for that good news. My Dad, myself and my family appreciate you working to resolve the matter. This will be a huge relief for my Dad. Thanks for staying in touch with updates.

Defendant Client In Personal Injury Claim

Well Done!

I just wanted to let you know that I like your response here. Well done!

Counsel For Co-Defendant In Employment Discrimination Claim

Quite The Referral!

I’ve sent your contact info to the local union president and asked her to share it with any other teachers or staff who need a great lawyer!

Teacher After Favorable Settlement Of Claim For Disability Discrimination And Whistleblowing

Over The Moon!

Thank you so much for your great work with our member. He’s over-the-moon happy about your support and advocacy on his case. We so much appreciate that we can refer members to you and have complete confidence they will get the help they need.

Lead Labor Representative - Health Care Professionals’ Union

Huge Weight Off!

Thank You so much!! This is a huge weight off that I have been carrying. I am so happy to have this behind me. You have been great and I very much appreciate it.

Defendant In Medical Malpractice Matter


That is wonderful! Thank you so much for your work!

Nurse Whose Board Complaint Was Dismissed

One Of The Happiest Days!

This has been one of the happiest days I've experienced in many months and I can't thank you enough. I hope when this pandemic is behind us, I can come up to Portland and take you out to lunch!

Plaintiff In Discrimination Claim

Burden Has Been Lifted!

Thank you so much. One burden has been lifted. My wife and I appreciate all that you do.

Defendant In Discrimination Claim

Outstanding Job!

You (and the team) have done an outstanding job; and I thank you sooo much for all of your hard work. I truly appreciate all that you have done on my behalf. A big sincere thank you!

Defendant In Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuit

Truly Grateful!

Thank you for all your hard work. For the past few weeks I've been feeling so angry about what has happened and your guidance has been a great comfort. Thanks so much for taking the time to listen and for attending to this matter with such diligence. I am truly grateful!

Plaintiff In Discrimination Matter

Immense Amount Of Relief!

Oh thank you so much for this good news! Your help is greatly appreciated this has been weighing on me for so long. I am feeling an immense amount of relief!  I don't know what else to say other than I appreciate you so so so much.

Nurse Respondent To Board Complaint

Excellent Result!

Thank-you for the excellent result!! Please forward a copy of the stipulation of dismissal when you receive it.

Senior Claims Resolution Specialist

A Pleasure Working With You!

Thank you. It has been a pleasure working with you, too, and I certainly plan on sending more cases your way.

Claims Specialist

Expert Guidance!

Thank you very much for your expert guidance in this matter. Sincerely,

Pharmacist Respondent To Board Complaint

Thanks So Much For Everything!

Thanks so much for everything! As soon as I have another Maine matter cross my desk, you will hear from me!!  Stay safe!

Claims Operations Specialist


Thank you for the update.  It was wonderful working with you and I will definitely be sending cases your way. Best Regards,

Liability Claims Special Representative