Caitlin Colman

Partner

  • location icon Sacramento, CA
    2020 West El Camino Avenue
    Suite 700
    Sacramento, CA 95833

Caitlin Colman is a partner in the Sacramento office of Lewis Brisbois. She is a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice with broad experience in a variety of fields, including representation of nationwide publishers, large corporations, utilities, public entities and contractors in complex commercial disputes and regulatory matters. Her experience includes class action defense, sophisticated contract disputes, unfair business practice matters, employment matters and partnership disputes.

Ms. Colman has participated in numerous trials throughout California, in both state and federal court. She has particular experience in class action defense litigation, where she has successfully defeated class certification and defended denial of certification on appeal. Her team has conducted class actions from inception through trial, including recently securing one of the few complete class action defense verdicts in California’s history.

Ms. Colman also has experience providing counsel to firm clients on a broad range of state and local government policy. She has worked with clients to identify key legislation and to analyze its likely impact. Ms. Colman has represented the interests of firm clients at legislative hearings at the state Capitol.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Colman was an associate at a litigation firm in Southern California. Ms. Colman also served as an intern at the Supreme Court of the United States.

Admissions

California

United States District Court, Eastern District of California

United States District Court, Northern District of California

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Supreme Court of California

Awards & Honors

  • Witkin and Cali awards, Maritime Law
  • Keith Ferguson Maritime Scholarship Award

Education

Hastings College of the Law

Juris Doctor, 2010

University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Arts, 2006

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