Robin Burrell focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. She was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Burrell clerked for the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Honorable Nathaniel M. Gorton of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Burrell interned with the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. She also did clinical work with the Appellate Litigation Project at Yale. Before law school, she worked as a legal assistant for an international law firm in Boston.


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  • Education

    • JD, Yale Law School, 2017

      Articles Editor, Yale Law Journal
    • BA, Political Science, Carleton College, 2012

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Patrick Higginbotham, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2018 - 2019

    • The Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2017 - 2018



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