Katie Wellington

Katie Wellington

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 617 702 7745

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As a senior associate in our Appellate group, Katie Wellington has experience litigating across a wide range of areas, including life sciences, technology, environmental law, international trade, and automotive.

She has briefed numerous appeals and dispositive motions in federal and state court, and she serves as a trusted advisor on issue preservation, appeal strategy, and appellate practice. Katie has argued in the Sixth and Tenth Circuits and briefed two merits cases at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Katie clerked for Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

While in law school, Katie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, a board member of the Women's Law Association, and a student fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. She also participated in the Harvard Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. Katie received the Sears Prize at Harvard Law School, which is awarded to the top two students in the 1L class.

Awards and recognitions


Up & Coming Lawyer
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Excellence in the Law

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, 2013

B.A., Yale University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications


District of Columbia

New York

Court admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

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