Meet Attorney Carasusana B. Wall

Attorney Carasusana B. Wall

State Bar of Michigan
Supreme Court of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Carasusana B. Wall is a Partner at Zoll & Kranz, LLC. Cara first joined the Firm after receiving her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2012. Cara is now a Partner and works passionately for Zoll & Kranz clients, potential clients, and legal cohorts in the dangerous drug or defective medical device litigation, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice and personal injury processes.

Cara devotes much of her mass tort work to assisting in common benefit litigation development. Her energy is particularly focused on regulatory affairs issues (including development of national regulatory affairs experts), e-discovery, document review structure and oversight, trial logistics, litigation team organization, briefing, and general liability case development. Cases she has participated in common benefit work include:

    • Tenofovir JCCP No. 5043
    • In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2197
    • In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2545
    • In re: Text Messaging Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1997

Cara has pursued justice for clients in multiple mass tort litigations, including the Tenofovir HIV Drugs JCCP consolidated action in California state court, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, and the Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation. She has represented clients a number of mass tort litigations, including:

    • Tenofovir JCCP No. 5043
    • In re: Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2740
    • In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL No. 2804
    • In re: 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2885
    • Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (Transvaginal Mesh), MDL Nos. 2187, 2325, 2326, 2327, 2387, 2440
    • In re: Davol, Inc./C.R. Bard, Inc., Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2846
    • In re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation, MDL NO. 2641
    • In re: Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2570
    • In re: Invokana (Canagliflozin) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2750
    • In re: Benicar (Olmesartan) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2606
    • In re: Fresenius Granuflo/Naturalyte Dialysate Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2428
    • In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2545
    • In re: Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2502
    • In re: Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2657
    • In re: Actos (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2299
    • In re: Yasmin and YAZ (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2100

Cara has been honored as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star in since 2016. She was also named in National Trial Lawyers as Top 40 under 40 (Civil Plaintiff) for Ohio. She has been nominated for the Toledo 40 under 40 Awards in 2020 and 2022.

Cara is active in the local community and serves as on the Toledo Bar Association Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Toledo Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. As Chair of the Diversity Committee since March 2017, Cara oversees committee activities, such as CLEs and monthly meetings, and leads the administration of the Toledo Bar Association’s Minority Clerkship Program. The Minority Clerkship Program, places accomplished minority students in paid summer clerkship or internships in the Toledo area, with the goal of increasing and retaining diversity in the Toledo legal community.

Cara also serves as a Trustee on the Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO) Board of Trustees and the Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) Board of Trustees. She recently served as co-chair of the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Access to Justice Events and the 2021-2022 Justice for All Campaign, all raising funds to benefit ABLE, LAWO and the TBA Pro Bono Project. Cara is also a member at the National Filipino American Lawyers Association and National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

On the lighter side of things, Cara also serves on the Executive Committee of the Toledo Junior Bar Association, which has put on the Annual Gridiron Show since 1933. Cara actively, and excitedly, recruits attorneys of all ages to support and participate in this local tradition that lets our local lawyers build invaluable relationships while poking fun at themselves.