Katherine Mims Crocker
University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, Articles Development Editor, Virginia Law Review, 2012
Harvard University, AB, History and Science, cum laude, 2009
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Katherine’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, constitutional law, and dispositive motions. She has drafted briefs in constitutional, administrative, and complex statutory cases in federal and state appellate courts, and she has provided strategic analysis on a wide range of issues.
Before joining the firm, Katherine served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She also interned for Judge Henry E. Hudson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. After her clerkships, Katherine represented the American Inns of Court as a Temple Bar Scholar in London.
Katherine graduated first in her class from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as articles development editor on the managing board of the Virginia Law Review and was a quarterfinalist in the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition. Among a number of honors, Katherine received the Roger & Madeleine Traynor Prize for the best written work by two graduating students. She earned her undergraduate degree in history and science, cum laude, from Harvard University.
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