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Kathleen A. Behan (Kitty Behan)

Kathleen A. Behan, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1989, District of Columbia 1991. Named one of Washington's Top 40 Lawyer's Under 40, Washingtonian Magazine, 1998, The Top 50 Women Litigators, National Law Journal, 2001, The Top 40 Litigators Under 40.


  • Behan, Kathleen A. was born on July 28, 1963 in Milwaukee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1985. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1989.


    • Staff counsel National Security Project American Civil Liberties Union, 1989—1990. Associate Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, 1990—1996, partner, since 1996, co-chair pro bono committee.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1989, District of Columbia 1991.


    Board directors probono.net, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta, American Association People with Disabilities. Board trustees Metrostage, Alexandria, Virginia. Board advisors Tahirih Justice Center, Falls Church.

    Member of Women's Bar Association District of Columbia (board directors).
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    Born July 28, 1963
    (age 54)