Darina Merriam*


Darina’s practice focuses on Supreme Court, appellate, and strategic litigation.  Before joining the firm, she clerked for Judge Gregory G. Katsas of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP.   Darina received her J.D. magna cum laude from Georgetown Law University Center in 2020.  While in law school, she served on the Georgetown Law Journal and the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and chaired the Federalist Society’s 2018 National Student Symposium.  She was also a Bradley Fellow at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution.  Darina lives on a farm with her husband and four kids in rural Maryland.

*Supervised by principals of the firm who are members of the Virginia bar.