Caroline Fish is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Fish represents clients in international arbitration and complex commercial litigation matters, including multijurisdictional and cross-border disputes. She contributes to all aspects of a case from fact investigation to motion practice; discovery management; evidence review; and preparation for depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials. She has experience in both state and federal court and formerly clerked for Judge Colleen McMahon in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Fish was a litigation associate at another leading global law firm.

Ms. Fish maintains an active pro bono practice representing survivors of gender-based violence and human trafficking in immigration and criminal record clearing cases.

Ms. Fish earned her JD magna cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was a Federal Scholar and an International Honors Program Scholar. While in law school, she worked in the International Criminal Court, in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, and in the Paris and New York offices of another global law firm. She graduated with a pro bono service award and four awards for excellence in legal writing. She has published articles in the New York International Law Review, the National Law Review, the St. John’s Law Review, Opinio Juris, and the New York Law Journal.

Ms. Fish serves on the Executive Committee of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association.

She is admitted to the bar of New York and the District of Columbia and admitted to practice before the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and the US Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, St. John's University School of Law, 2018
    magna cum laude
  • MSW in International Development & Global Issues, Washington University in St. Louis, 2014
  • BA in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2011
    Highest Distinction

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French