Caitlyn Thomson

Caitlyn was born and raised in San Francisco, California.  She graduated from the University of Arizona, Summa Cum Laude, in 1995.   She obtained her law degree from Duke University School of Law, with High Honors, in 1998.

Upon graduation from Duke, Caitlyn was selected for the Order of the Coif, a prestigious honor bestowed upon the top students at highly-ranked law schools.  Caitlyn was a member of the Moot Court Board, and was also the Founder and President of the ACLU Duke Law Chapter.  Caitlyn now teaches employment law at Duke University School of Law.

Prior to starting her own firm in 2001, Caitlyn worked for Glenn, Mills & Fisher, P.A. in Durham, handling cases in employment, civil rights, personal injury, and education law.

Caitlyn has served as Chair of the Employment Law Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an organization of lawyers who represent plaintiffs in civil cases.  She has spoken at many continuing legal education seminars on employment law issues.


Professional Associations

North Carolina Advocates for Justice

National Employment Lawyers’ Association

North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys

American Civil Liberties Union

North Carolina Bar Association