Caitlin B Imaki

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MA Wildlife Conservation, JD

Adjunct Faculty

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Building/Room: CASEY 210


Caitlin is an Attorney-Advisor in the Northwest Section of NOAA’s Office of General Counsel. She advises NOAA Fisheries on a broad range of matters arising under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and other substantive and procedural statutes applicable to federal agencies. In 2021, Caitlin detailed as Acting Central Puget Sound Branch Chief for NOAA Fisheries, supervising ESA Section 7 consultations, recovery planning, and listed species’ status reviews. 

Before joining NOAA in 2017, Caitlin litigated cases as a trial attorney in the Natural Resources Section of the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law, she clerked on the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for the Honorable Kermit E. Bye in Fargo, ND. Caitlin also holds a Master’s Degree in Wildlife Conservation from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Maryville University.