CAYLA CALDERWOOD is an accomplished lawyer with significant experience navigating complex legal landscapes and achieving favorable outcomes in high-stakes litigation. Cayla focuses her practice on litigating complex matters in federal courts across the United States, including alleged violations of the U.S. Clean Air Act, enforcement of international arbitration awards, prosecuting disputes related to project financing, and coordinating complex e-discovery issues.
Known for her meticulous approach, Cayla has experience developing legal claims, drafting and filing initial proceedings, conducting in-depth research, and skillfully drafting motions. Her experience extends to leading complex document discovery, coordinating with expert witnesses, negotiating with opposing counsel, and advising clients on trial risks. Adept at managing teams across multiple locations, Cayla is a highly-skilled communicator who is able to produce major work products for clients under tight deadlines.
Cayla maintains an active pro bono practice and also serves as the fundraising chair for both Legal Aid DC and the Washington Lawyers’ committee – raising over $100,000 annually. She also holds a Master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a degree which enables her to analyze highly technical economic and statistical subject matter. Cayla has a wide-ranging background that includes experience in government, private industry, and non-profits. She has also lived abroad while conducting research in Belize City, Belize, and teaching students in New Delhi, India. This broad-ranging background enables Cayla to collaborate in diverse and global contexts.