Caitlin M. McGough

Senior Associate

Caitlin McGough counsels clients on cybersecurity, privacy and regulatory issues. She also has experience representing clients in antitrust, securities and corporate governance matters. Her pro bono experience includes representing a client on death row in an Atkins evidentiary hearing. Prior to joining WilmerHale, she was a litigation associate at another international law firm. 

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. McGough served as a legal intern at the Counterterrorism Section in the National Security Division of the US Department of Justice and completed an externship at the Domestic Violence Bureau of the Queens District Attorney's Office. She was also a research assistant to a professor of international and public affairs. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2019

      Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Operations Director, A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, Staff Editor, Columbia Human Rights Law Review 
    • BS, Economics, minor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University, 2016

      With Distinction
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York