University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013

  • Managing Editor, University of Illinois Law Review
  • Rickert Award
  • Pro Bono Notation

University of Notre Dame, B.A., Anthropology and Greek and Roman Civilization, magna cum laude, 2010



Caitlin Harrington is an associate in Chapman and Cutler’s Illinois Public Finance Department. Caitlin participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2012 and joined the firm in 2013.

Caitlin serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel in numerous governmental purpose bond transactions throughout Illinois. She represents cities, villages, school districts, community colleges, park districts, library districts and other governmental issuers.

Prior to joining Chapman, Caitlin was a Judicial Extern for Cook County Circuit Court Sixth District under Presiding Judge Marjorie C. Laws and was also a Legislative Intern for the Office of Chief Counsel of the Illinois Senate in Springfield.


  • "Breaking the Cycle and Stepping out of the 'Revolving Door': Why the Pre-Adjudication Model is the Way Forward for Illinois Mental Health Courts," 2013 U. Ill. L. Rev. 319