The George Washington University Law School,
J.D., with honors, 2015
American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence
B.A., summa cum laude, 2011
Distinguished Dean's List, 2011
Gamma Kappa Alpha National Scholarship Essay Award, 2011
American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Illinois State Bar Association
Women's Bar Association of Illinois
American Bankruptcy Institute's Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies
Thompson Coburn LLP
Law Clerk, 2014-2015
Summer Associate, 2014
Federal Aviation Administration Judicial Clerk, Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition, 2013
Caitlin represents borrowers, lenders, lessors, and lessees in commercial finance and equipment leasing transactions in the transportation industry, including maritime, transit, and aviation.
She also works with clients on general corporate matters, assisting with the drafting of closing documents such as disclosure schedules, escrow agreements, and certificates as well as corporate governance documents.
In the area of trade finance, Caitlin has recently assisted with secured financing transactions and restructurings for the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), supporting American exports to Gabon and Ukraine.
Caitlin counsels clients on regulatory matters before the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
Prior to joining Thompson Coburn, Caitlin worked as a judicial clerk to the Administrative Judges in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition, the sole tribunal for resolving contract disputes and bid protests under the FAA's Acquisition Management System.
Caitlin is licensed in Illinois and supervised by D.C.-licensed attorneys.