Catherine (Chih-Fan) Chia

Discovery Attorney

Chih-Fan (Cathy) Chia is an attorney on the WilmerHale DiscoverySolutions team. She joined the firm in 2022.


Ms. Chia focuses on providing e-discovery and document review support for firm clients across industries and practices. She leverages our in-house cutting-edge technology or third party document review technologies to efficiently provide the most cost effective and accurate document review to our clients. Ms. Chia works seamlessly with our matter teams to build greater efficiency into the process than has ever been possible before. As a WilmerHale employee, she benefits from the ongoing training and development the firm provides its attorneys and staff, and works with the high expectations of performance and quality that pervade the firm. She also provides ongoing support to case teams after document review is complete to supplement the teams' factual knowledge and context for depositions, briefs and trial.<

Professional Activities

Ms. Chia is a member of the steering committee for the Women’s Leadership Initiative. Additionally, she is a member of the Dayton Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association.


  • Education

    • JD, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2020

      Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio Scholarship; Moritz Diversity Enrichment Scholarship; Moritz LL.M. Merit Scholarship

      Managing Editor, Ohio State Technology Law Journal

    • LLM, National Tsing Hua University Institute of Law for Science and Technology, 2017

      Best Defendant Memorial Award of Lee and Li Moot Court Competition; Excellent Oralist in Lee and Li Moot Court Competition
    • BS, National Tsing Hua University Department of Computer Science, 2014

      Second Runner-Up, National Patent Portfolio and Strategic Analysis Competition
  • Admissions

    • Ohio

  • Languages

    • Japanese

    • Mandarin