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Caitlin M. Goforth


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Caitlin M. Goforth


Caitlin M. Goforth is an associate in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counsel.

Caitlin represents employers in litigation under all federal and state employment laws, including cases involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour issues. She also represents employers in proceedings before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the North Carolina Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Division of Employment Security.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Caitlin was an associate in the labor and employment group at one of North Carolina’s largest law firms. While attending law school, she was the symposium editor of the Campbell Law Review and served as a judicial extern for Justice Paul M. Newby of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and Federal Administrative Law Judge Bruce T. Smith with the Department of Homeland Security.

As an undergraduate, Caitlin was the president of the Carolina Athletic Association and was presented with the E. Eugene Jackson Chancellor’s Award by the University of North Carolina.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Ones to Watch: Labor and Employment Law - Management" (2021)
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2021)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Membership
  • Committee and Affinity Partners Subcommittee
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • Young Lawyer’s Division, Project Grace Chair
  • Wake County Bar Association, Public Service and Bar Awards Committees
  • Wake Women Attorneys

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Guardian ad Litem Program, Appellate Attorney
  • Lunch with a Lawyer, Mentor
  • Summit Church, Durham, NC

Published Works

  • “Money Minded: A Practical Guide to Using Quantitative Legal Calculation Products to Increase Profitability,” Campbell Law Review, Vol. 36 Is. 3 (Fall 2014) [Author]