Caitlin Callahan


Caitlin Callahan is an Associate* at Wilkinson Walsh. Before joining the firm, Caitlin clerked for the Honorable Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Prior to clerking, Caitlin served as the Dale & James Pinto Fellow at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, where she litigated cases of violence against women and indigenous communities before international mechanisms.

Caitlin graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Public Interest Law Scholar and a Global Law Scholar. During law school, she served as a teaching assistant for a legal research and writing course and held a number of internships, including with the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the National Women’s Law Center, Human Rights Watch, and the U.S. Department of Justice, Human Rights & Special Prosecutions Section. Before attending law school, Caitlin worked in global and domestic health policy advocacy and programs.


  • Undergraduate: Northwestern University, B.A. (2012)
  • Law: Georgetown University Law Center (2017), cum laude

    Executive Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law; Appellate Litigation Clinic; Public Interest Law Scholar; Global Law Scholar


  • Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2018-19)

* Admitted to practice in New York. Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. All work supervised directly by an active member of the District of Columbia bar.