Carla Varriale is an attorney with Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP, and has litigated cases for Major League Baseball teams and players, minor league teams, and various clients in the recreation and sports industries. Varriale has won dispositive motion victories in cases involving injuries arising out of promotional activities at sporting venues. She writes and lectures on issues of interest to sports, recreation, and entertainment venues. In her practice, she counsels entities with self-insured retentions regarding methods to minimize exposure and the development of successful risk management and litigation strategies, with a focus on security issues. Varriale received her undergraduate degree from Boston University and her J.D. from New York Law School. At New York Law School, Varriale was a member of the Moot Court Executive Board and the Order of the Barristers. Varriale is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut, and before United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is also a member of the Sports Lawyers Association.