Kerry Bollerman provides strategic counsel to clients with a focus on crisis management, government investigations, and congressional oversight. She began her career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2016. 

Before rejoining the firm, Ms. Bollerman clerked for the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.  

Prior to law school, Ms. Bollerman held multiple roles at the Department of Justice (DOJ), including serving as the special assistant for policy to the Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division. In that position, she prepared Civil Division officials for briefings and hearings before Congress. She worked closely with DOJ officials to assess the implications of pending regulations, legislation and executive orders for the Civil Division. Ms. Bollerman also served on the Attorney General’s task force to implement the US Supreme Court’s Windsor decision. As a member of this task force, she received the Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service—DOJ’s highest award for employee service—in 2014. Ms. Bollerman also served as a liaison to the special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. For her work in this role, she received the 2011 Civil Division Assistant Attorney General’s Special Commendation Award for Outstanding Service. 


  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2017

      magna cum laude Order of the Coif; Chief Administrative Editor, American Criminal Law Review; Legal Research & Writing Fellow
    • BA, Political Science, Wake Forest University, 2010

      magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Virginia

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan, US District Court for the District of Columbia, 2017 - 2019