Caitlin F. Brown

Ms. Brown joined the firm in 2017 as an environmental law fellow. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law with Certificates of Specialization in Environmental Law and in Public Interest and Social Justice.

photo by Liza Heider

During law school, Ms. Brown served as Co-Editor-In-Chief of Ecology Law Quarterly and participated in the Environmental Law Clinic for two semesters. Her clinic team developed recommendations for a statewide water affordability program that ensured fulfillment of California’s human right to water. Ms. Brown worked at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger as a summer law clerk in 2016. She also interned at Earthjustice and the Sierra Club and served as a research assistant for Professor Eric Biber. Outside of Berkeley Law, Ms. Brown coordinated the Youth Leadership Corps scholarship program for Outward Bound California.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Brown taught fifth grade bilingual math and science as a member of Teach for America in Houston, TX. She conducted her lessons in both English and Spanish and facilitated curriculum planning as the grade level chair. She also instructed backpacking and rock climbing courses for Outward Bound California in the Sierra Nevada. Ms. Brown graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in public policy with an environmental concentration.

Ms. Brown is awaiting the results of the California bar exam and is not yet admitted to the California Bar.