Angela Cai

Angela is an Associate at Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz.  Angela has experience in all aspects of trial strategy and preparation and has worked on teams that tried cases to jury verdicts in St. Louis and Philadelphia.  She has also represented individuals in government investigations. 

As a part of her pro bono practice, Angela has represented domestic abuse and cyberharassment victims and clients at various stages of the criminal process.  During law school, she worked on federal litigations related to civil rights and access to Medicaid.  Angela was awarded the Stephen J. Massey Prize for her contributions to the legal services clinic at Yale Law School and the Colby Townsend Memorial Prize for best paper by a second-year student.  She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton, where she was the president of the debate team and Managing Editor of the Daily Princetonian.

Before joining the firm, Angela clerked for two federal judges and practiced at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.  Prior to law school, Angela was an associate client adviser for a large hedge fund.  Angela also is a volunteer debate coach for inmates at Rikers Island in New York.

Publications

  • Insuring Children Against Parental Incarceration Risk, 26 Yale Journal of Law & Feminism 91 (2014).
  • U.S. Public Pension Fund Diversity Initiatives: Practices, Rationales, and Constitutionality, 13 DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal 107 (2014).
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Growing Terrorist Watchlisting in Everyday Policing (2016) (co-author).

Clerkships

  • Judge Michael A. Chagares, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Judge Katherine B. Forrest, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • Undergraduate: Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, A.B.
  • Law: Yale Law School, J.D.
    Coker Fellow; Colby Townsend Memorial Prize; Stephen J. Massey Prize; Managing Editor, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism; Executive Board, Yale Law Women