Caitlin R. Thomas
Caitlin is a managing associate in the Business Litigation group. She focuses on complex litigation in a wide range of industries, including banking and manufacturing, and has represented clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts and alternative dispute resolution tribunals. As a member of the firm’s Antitrust, Competition, & Distribution group, Caitlin has litigated antitrust, product distribution, and unfair competition matters throughout the United States, including class actions. She has also counseled manufacturers regarding product distribution issues and agreements. Caitlin also participates in the firm’s pro bono practice.
During law school, Caitlin completed internships in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Chief Counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Kansas City, Missouri and the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office.
- “No-Poach Provision Found Unenforceable by Pennsylvania Supreme Court,” Thompson Hine Antitrust Law Update, May 2021
- “Selling Through Dealers – Antitrust Guidelines for Manufacturers,” Thompson Hine Antitrust Law Guidelines, April 2021
- “An Empirical Look at Motion to Dismiss Practice in Antitrust Cases,” Thompson Hine Antitrust Law Update, May 2019
- Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list, 2022
- Received a 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Commercial Litigation; included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation
- Don Sommers Award for Professional Responsibility
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Ethics & Professionalism in the Practice of Law and Practical Legal Writing & Analysis for Litigators
- Excellence in Oral Advocacy Award, Washington University School of Law
- American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
- HandsOn Northeast Ohio, former board member
- Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 3Rs Program, volunteer