Caitlin Walton’s practice centers generally on civil litigation, with an emphasis on ERISA litigation. She is committed to assisting individuals secure the benefits that they have earned. Caitlin handles long and short-term disability insurance claims, health benefit coverage denial claims, life insurance claims, accidental death and dismemberment claims, retirement and pension benefit claims, and other employee benefit matters.
She assists individuals at every stage of the claims and appeals process, including the administrative appeal level, as well as the district and appellate court level.
An Eastern North Carolina native, Caitlin graduated Summa Cum Laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, a minor in journalism, and a certificate in technical and professional writing. After graduating from ECU, Caitlin attended Wake Forest University School of Law.
While in law school, Caitlin worked as a teaching assistant for the school’s legal writing program. Additionally, Caitlin served as a teaching assistant for Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program.
In this capacity, Caitlin assisted international lawyers and students, who already held law degrees from their home countries, study the laws of the United States and develop their legal writing and oral argument skills. Caitlin also served as the Development Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law.
- J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2015
- B.A. in English, East Carolina University, 2012
- North Carolina, 2015
- United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 2015
- United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 2016
- United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 2016
- North Carolina Bar Association
- Charlotte Women Attorneys
- Mecklenburg County Bar
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