Katie Raitz represents energy, environment and natural resources clients facing interactions with regulators and investigations. Prior to joining WilmerHale, she clerked for the Honorable Shashi H. Kewalramani of the US District Court for the Central District of California.

During law school, Ms. Raitz was a judicial intern to the Honorable Lois Bloom of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to law school, she served as the intergovernmental liaison for the New York City Fire Department and was awarded the 2016 New York City Mayor’s Customer Service Award in recognition of her work to revise the NYC Fire and Building Codes.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, 2021

      summa cum laude Pro Bono High Honors; Faculty Award (highest performance in the course): International Law, Environmental Law, Environmental Law Clinic, Gendered Understandings in Law; Dean’s Award (second-highest performance in the course): Contracts Associate Editor, UC Irvine Law Review
    • BA, Women & Gender Studies; Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2015

      summa cum laude Valedictorian in Ethnic Studies; Phi Beta Kappa; Campus Sustainability Award; Jean Dubofsky Scholarship; Jacob Van Ek Award; Thompson Writing Award; Ripple Award; James L. Schafer Award
  • Admissions

    • Colorado

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Shashi H. Kewalramani, US District Court for the Central District of California, 2021 - 2022