Caitlin M. Nolan



A trial lawyer, formerly at the New York County District Attorney's Office, Caitlin brings her experience to the civil practice of law as a member of Porzio's Litigation Practice Group. Caitlin strategically constructs compelling cases, leveraging her extensive courtroom experience from the more than 20 cases she first-chaired to verdict. By conducting thorough investigations and collaborating closely with clients and industry experts to acquire and analyze documentary, electronic, and physical evidence, she navigates the complexities of litigation to provide sound advice on pursuing litigation or reaching a resolution. Skilled in acquiring and analyzing evidence, Caitlin excels at building and defending her client's case, challenging inconsistent statements and identifying new avenues of investigation. Her ability to handle pressure with ease, effectively communicate evidence, and manage cases through all stages of litigation make her a trusted advocate before judges and juries, particularly in significant and highly sensitive matters.


Speaking Engagements

  • "Tips and Tricks for Using Generative AI to Ethically and Effectively Enhance Your Practice," Porzio's Seventh Annual Ethics & Eggs CLE Seminar, 12/07/2023

Relevant Experience

  • Secured a jury verdict of guilty on all counts of the indictment in People v. Guillen, 157 N.Y.S.3d 22 (1st Dep’t 2021). Defendant was sentenced to 25 years in state prison for viciously shooting the victim three times in the face and chest, a sentence upheld by the Appellate Division. Defeated a motion to set aside the verdict due to alleged juror misconduct and conducted the hearing on remand from the First Department addressing the same alleged misconduct issue.
  • Achieved a guilty verdict after trial, which was upheld on appeal in People v. Nashal, 13 N.Y.S.3d 396 (1st Dep’t 2015). The Appellate Division also affirmed the admissibility of business record and testimonial evidence presented during the trial.
  • Served on litigation team in Boyle v. Huff, et al. (A-1965-21 and A-2046-21) that obtained a ruling from the Appellate Division that plaintiff was entitled to indemnification for a case he brought over his removal from a condominium association’s board of trustees. This is the first time in New Jersey that a trustee was granted first-party indemnification.