Maura Douglas helps clients navigate government and internal investigations and complex civil litigation, including matters involving allegations of fraud, sexual misconduct and discrimination. She represents public and private companies and individuals facing inquiries by the US Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Congress, as well as in federal and state litigation. Ms. Douglas also maintains an active pro bono practice, including in areas of voting rights, reproductive rights and criminal appeals.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Douglas worked in the litigation department of another international law firm. She previously clerked for the Honorable William F. Kuntz of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. While in law school, Ms. Douglas was a research assistant to Professors Jean Galbraith and Seth Kreimer and served as a Mead Fellow at the Institute for Human Rights and Business. Before attending law school, Ms. Douglas was a corps member for Teach for America.


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  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2018

      cum laude Mead Fellow, Littleton Fellow, Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
    • Certificate in Management, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, 2017

    • MS, Urban Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2013

    • BA, English, University of Pennsylvania, 2011

      cum laude 
  • Admissions

    • New York

    • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. William F. Kuntz, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019