Areas of Practice
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2006, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, Hardy Cross Dillard Fellow
  • University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 2003, Phi Beta Kappa
Judicial Clerkships
  • Hon. Samuel G. Wilson, US District Court, Western District of Virginia, 2006-2007
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US Supreme Court
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • US District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Catherine D. Cockerham

Partner
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 6438
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Catherine D. Cockerham is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office, where she is a member of the Litigation Department.  Ms. Cockerham's practice focuses primarily on insurance coverage disputes and other complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Cockerham advises and counsels major insurance carriers in the context of fraud, product liability claims, environmental liability coverage, and construction defect.  She has been involved in high-stakes arbitration hearings and is experienced in complex discovery disputes, fact development, depositions, fact and expert witness preparation, motion and brief drafting, and trial preparation.

Ms. Cockerham also participates in Steptoe’s pro bono program.  She has worked on Title VII cases and secured a favorable settlement in a constructive eviction case. Ms. Cockerham is part of Steptoe’s Hiring Committee.