Caitlin Sinclaire Blythe

Caitlin Sinclaire Blythe


University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2006)
Harvard Law School (J.D., 2009)

Bar Admissions



Hon. Richard Seeborg, U.S. District Court, N.D. California (2010-2011)

Caitlin Sinclaire Blythe, a member of the Litigation Department, is based in the San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on investigations, white collar defense, and commercial litigation. She represents companies, audit committees, and individuals in SEC and DOJ enforcement matters as well as internal corporate investigations involving accounting and disclosure issues. Ms. Blythe also represents corporations and individuals in class actions and other complex commercial litigation matters. She has experience litigating cases in federal and state courts and before arbitration tribunals throughout the country.

Ms. Blythe also has a robust pro bono practice, with a particular focus on civil rights matters. She successfully represented a family in a federal jury trial involving an unlawful search of the family’s home and also argued and obtained a favorable ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal on behalf of an inmate asserting a civil rights claim.

Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Ms. Blythe served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard Seeborg of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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