Caitlin M. Clarke

Associate

Caitlin Clarke is a litigator and trial attorney. Prior to joining Devine Goodman, Caitlin served as an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office, where she tried 11 jury trials and over 30 bench trials to verdict. Caitlin litigated extensive issues regarding expert testimony during her tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, resulting in successful pre-trial resolution of three cases. Caitlin has also handled appellate cases in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, and has exposure to cases involving civil rights, fraud and white collar criminal matters, asset forfeiture, RICO, election and campaign law, and trademarks.

Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, Caitlin earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2009, and a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School in 2013. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2013. Caitlin is an avid runner and is fluent in French.

Previous Experience

  • Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney’s office, Miami, August 2013-July 2015
  • Student Attorney, Federal Criminal Appellate Clinic, George Washington University Law School, Sept 2012 – May 2013
  • Law Clerk, United States Attorney’s Office, Washington, D.C., June 2012 – Aug 2012
  • Intern, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., Sept 2011 – Dec 2011
  • New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Trenton, N.J., May 2011 – July 2011
  • Intern, Holland and Knight, LLP, Washington, D.C., Jan 2010 – May 2010

Published articles

  • Author, “Smoke and Mirrors: Primarily Geographically Deceptively Misdescriptive Marks And The TTAB’s Erroneous Reliance On The Heightened Goods-Place Association,” 22 Fed. Cir. B.J. 177 (2012)