Maura Douglas helps clients navigate government and regulatory litigation and investigations, strategic response matters and internal investigations, with a focus on workplace misconduct issues. She represents a wide range of clients—including higher education institutions, major financial institutions, health care companies and global technology leaders. In her government investigations practice, she represents public and private companies and individuals facing inquiries by the US Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general offices and Congress, as well as in federal and state litigation. In her internal review and strategic response practice, she helps clients assess and manage legal and reputational risks when faced with potential crises, including issues related to anti-discrimination, employment, privacy and content moderation.

Ms. Douglas also maintains an active pro bono practice, including in areas of voting rights and reproductive rights.

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. 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



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