Caitlin practices in multiple areas, but has a particular interest in environmental and energy law matters. She has experience drafting briefs, memoranda, and case pleadings, as well as managing discovery and other aspects of trial preparation. She makes it a priority to learn clients’ business goals and then track regulatory developments and industry trends to better serve their needs.

Prior to law school, Caitlin managed communications at a human rights organization in Washington, D.C.

  • Credentials


    • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2017, magna cum laude
      Order of the Coif
      Bar and Gavel Society
      Chicago-Kent Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
      CALI Awards for Environmental Law & Policy II; Law, Markets & Globalization; Law of Privacy; Legal Writing II
      Clinton E. Stryker Distinguished Service Award, 2017
      Edmund Burke Award in Forensic Oratory, 2016-17
      National Best Oral Advocate Award, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, National Finals, 2016
      Edmund G. Burke Award for Appellate Advocacy, 2015
    • University of Montana, B.A., 2012, honors

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois


            • Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Judicial Extern (2016)

            Professional Memberships

            • American Bar Association
            • Illinois Bar Association
            • National Association of Muslim Lawyers
            • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois

            Languages Spoken & Fluency

            • Arabic, Proficient
          • Insights

            Blog Post

            House Subcommittee Prods FERC To Examine PURPA “One Mile” Rule

            Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser


            2018 Rising Trends in Corporate Climate Disclosures

            The arrival of a new year marks the beginning of the annual proxy season. And this year, shareholders can expect to see a lot more climate change disclosure in 2017 corporate financials.

            Blog Post

            2018 Rising Trends in Corporate Climate Disclosures

            Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

          • Citizenship

            Civic and Charitable Memberships

            • Chicago Debate Commission, Associate Board Member