Caitlin Dolan has been practicing law in Oregon since 2006. Her primary focus has been employment litigation. Ms. Dolan represents employees and employers with issues arising in the workplace including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, family medical leave, whistleblowing, injured workers’ rights (such as workers’ compensation discrimination), wage and hour issues, workplace health & safety, employment agreements, unemployment issues and civil rights violations. In addition to these areas of focus, Ms. Dolan represents clients in other areas of general civil litigation. In addition to litigation, Ms. Dolan also has experience in arbitration, administrative proceedings, appeals, mediation, and negotiation.
Ms. Dolan has effectively litigated employment cases since 2006 in both state and federal courts for both employees and employers. Ms. Dolan believes in strong and effective advocacy for those who are subjected to discrimination and harassment in the workplace. She has a successful track record of achieving significant victories for the clients she represents. Most recently, Ms. Dolan successfully tried a whistleblower retaliation case in which her client received a substantial jury award. Ms. Dolan also has experience in successfully assisting employers, including providing advice, resolving employment issues through settlement and defending employers in litigation.
Ms. Dolan graduated magna cum laude from the University of Oregon in 2000 with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Spanish. In 2006, Ms. Dolan received her law degree from the Willamette University College of Law. From 2006 until 2015, she was an associate attorney for the employment law firm of Dolan Griggs LLP. In 2015, Ms. Dolan started the employment law firm of Dolan Law Group PC with her father, Martin Dolan, and sister, Megan Dolan.
Ms. Dolan is a member of the Oregon State Bar. Ms. Dolan is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Oregon. She also has been admitted to practice law in Washington on a case-by-case basis (pro hac vice). Ms. Dolan is a member of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) and the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA).