Caroline (Callie) McHugh
Callie McHugh joined Ropes & Gray's litigation and enforcement group in 2021. Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Janet Bond Arterton in the District of Connecticut in New Haven, CT.
During law school, Callie competed nationally with Northwestern’s Bartlit Center Trial Team, with which she won both regional and national competitions. She was an associate editor of the Northwestern University Law Review and a teaching assistant for Professor Andrew Koppelman’s Constitutional Law course, as well as a research assistant for Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer on the topic of sexual assault in schools. She participated in the school’s Supreme Court Clinic, where she helped research and write briefs that were later presented at the Court. She was a law clerk with the Lawndale Christian Legal Center, where she was second chair on a criminal juvenile defense case. Additionally, Callie traveled twice to Tijuana, Mexico to do outreach and immigration support work for migrants on the border, and went to Lagos, Nigeria with the school’s Access to Health Project to research mental health stigma in Nigerian youth.
Before law school, Callie taught middle school social studies and coached track and volleyball in Colorado through Teach for America.
- JD, cum laude, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2020; Associate Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
- MEd (Urban Education and Critical Pedagogy), University of Colorado at Denver, 2015
- BA (International Relations), Tufts University, 2012
Admissions / Qualifications
- Not admitted in New York
- Missouri, 2020