Zoll & Kranz

Speaker Bio

Carasusana B. Wall joined Zoll & Kranz, LLC as an Associate Attorney 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 during the dangerous drug or defective medical device litigation process.

Cara has pursued justice for clients in multiple mass tort litigations, including the DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, and the Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation. She also represents clients injured by the following dangerous drugs or defective medical devices: Zofran, Granuflo, Benicar, Transvaginal Mesh, Hernia Mesh, IVC filters, Zimmer Persona Knees, and Implanon, among others.

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.

Cara is active in the local community and serves 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 is also an active member of the Toledo Bar Association's Young Lawyers Committee. She 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.

While attending law school, Cara was a Contributing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law. Cara also served on the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 Executive Boards of the Asian Pacific Law Student Association (APALSA) and was the 2010-2011 APALSA Cultural Committee Co-Chair. Cara was a student attorney with the Michigan Law School Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic.

Prior to law school, Cara received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan, graduating with distinction in May 2007. While a student at the University of Michigan, she served on the 2004-2007 Executive Boards for the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and was the 2006-2007 FASA President.