Michaela Wilkes Klein focuses her practice on high-stakes litigation matters, investigations and government enforcement actions. She has represented clients in matters in a range of substantive areas, including antitrust law, the False Claims Act, banking regulation, economic sanctions and public corruption law. Ms. Wilkes Klein previously practiced at another law firm in Washington DC.

Michaela Wilkes Klein graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as an Executive Articles Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, as well as a legal research and writing teaching assistant. Following law school, she clerked for Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and for Judge Reena Raggi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 


  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015

      Order of Coif 

      magna cum laude

      The Georgetown Law Journal, Executive Articles Editor

    • BA, Political Science and French, Wellesley College, 2011

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Virginia

    • Supreme Court of Virginia

    • US District Court for the District of Columbia

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Reena Raggi, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2016 - 2017

    • The Hon. Leonie M. Brinkema, US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2015 - 2016