Practice

Caroline Wolverton focuses her practice on government-facing litigation, including administrative and regulatory matters under the Administrative Procedure Act, the Freedom of Information Act and other records-access policies. Caroline also represents clients in complex civil matters, drawing on her extensive litigation experience including motions practice, discovery, settlement negotiations and trial.

Representative Work

  • Obtained summary judgment upholding local government agency’s withholding of documents based on exemptions under public records access policy.
  • Obtained favorable resolution of Freedom of Information requests of Election Assistance Commission on behalf of a public interest advocacy organization.
  • Obtained summary judgment against the Small Business Administration on behalf of a performing arts business denied COVID-19 pandemic relief funds.
  • Obtained favorable resolutions of multiple federal court challenges to the Small Business Administration decisions denying performing arts businesses’ applications for pandemic relief funds.
  • Defended deposition of high-level government official in challenge to a municipal commercial real estate decision.

Public Service and Affiliations

Recognition