Practice & Background

Abigail Kay Kohlman is an associate in the litigation practice.

Ms. Kohlman’s practice focuses on a variety of litigation matters, including civil litigation, government investigations, and criminal defense. Ms. Kohlman has assisted individual and corporate clients in matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Ms. Kohlman was an Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholar in 2011 and a member of Akin Gump’s 2012 Summer Associate class.

Prior to Akin Gump, Ms. Kohlman received her J.D. cum laude in May 2013 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was the Symposium Editor for the 50th Anniversary of the American Criminal Law Review. Ms. Kohlman was also a student practitioner in D.C. Superior Court for the Juvenile Justice Clinic.

Awards & Accolades

  • Named “Rising Star” by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers (2016)
  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, High Honors (2016)

Community Involvement

Ms. Kohlman is a board member of JusticeAid, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the arts as a medium to provide financial support to organizations engaged in the fight against injustice.