Kaia Boonzaier is an associate whose practice is focused on complex litigation matters. Ms. Boonzaier is a co-producer of WilmerHale's In the Public Interest podcast, which welcomes interesting guests who share their unique perspectives on legal issues and topics making headlines.

During law school, Ms. Boonzaier served as a legal intern for the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Maldives to the United Nations in Geneva and worked for the environmental section of the Alaska Department of Law. Ms. Boonzaier also led Berkeley Law’s environmental pro bono services project and served as a volunteer at the Public Law Center. She previously worked as an analyst in technology, media, and telecommunications for a consulting company.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2022

      Prosser Award: Appellate Advocacy; Pro Bono Honors Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law Executive Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly 
    • BA, Economics and International Studies, University of Washington, 2018

      magna cum laude Jackson School Leadership Award; UW Husky 100; Dean’s List
  • Admissions

    • California