Catherine R. Connors

Partner

After serving as a Law Clerk for Chief Judge John F. Grady of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Cathy joined Pierce Atwood, where she practices in the area of appellate litigation - both civil and criminal - in the federal and state courts, including petitions for review of administrative decisions. She has argued over 100 appeals, primarily in the United States Courts of Appeals and the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Cathy also leads Pierce Atwood's partnership with the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and recently filed an amici brief in the United States Supreme Court on behalf of 23 historians and the American Historians Association in support of striking down the Defense of Marriage Act.


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Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude; Order of the Coif, Member; Editorial Board Northwestern University Law Review, (1984)

Northwestern University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, (1981)

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Maine

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court, District of Maine

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C., First, Second, Third, Fifth and Sixth Circuits

U.S. Supreme Court

125 Years