Ellen Watlington represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Watlington served as a law clerk to Judge Jennifer L. Hall of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Prior to that, she served as an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition where she defended individuals detained in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers from deportation.
Ms. Watlington earned a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She earned a B.A. in international development studies from the University of California, Berkeley. While in law school, Ms. Watlington served as a student attorney in the Appellate Litigation Clinic and an immigration law clerk at the Public Defender Service in Washington D.C.