Caitlin McKenna is a litigator who focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and government investigations. She handles business disputes that stem from commercial contracts, indemnification issues, and fraud allegations in both US federal and state courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Caitlin also represents pharmaceutical distributors facing government investigations arising under the Controlled Substances Act, as well as US federal and state fraud statutes. In addition, Caitlin maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily as a Child Advocate through the Support Center for Child Advocates.
Caitlin serves on the Philadelphia office Pro Bono Committee, formerly serving as the Committee’s Vice Chair. She also serves on the Global Committee on Associates, after completing service on the Local Committee on Associates.
Prior to joining the firm, Caitlin clerked for Judge Howland W. Abramson of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Civil Division and interned for Judge L. Felipe Restrepo when on the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also assisted lawyer-author Peter D. Hardy in editing Criminal Tax, Money Laundering, and Bank Secrecy Act Litigation (BNA Books 2010).
Georgetown University, 2006, B.A., Magna Cum Laude
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2010, J.D.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Clerkship to Judge Howland Abramson of the Court of Common Pleas - Philadephia County, Civil Division (2010)
Awards and Affiliations
Research Editor, Temple Law Review
Recipient, The Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter Award
Recipient, TASA Prize for Outstanding Performance in the Field of Evidence
Recipient, The Robert E. Lamberton Award
Recipient, The Samuel N. Rabinowitz Scholarship
Recipient, The Honorable Raymond J. Broderick Scholarship
Recipient, Law Faculty Scholarship
Recipient, Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program's VIPeople's Award