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Speaker Profile – Katya Cronin

Katya Cronin

Associate Professor of Fundamentals of Lawyering
George Washington University


Katya Cronin is an Associate Professor in the Fundamentals of Lawyering program. Previously, she taught Scholarly Writing at GW Law as an adjunct professor.

A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Professor Cronin began her legal career as a Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation associate at Latham & Watkins. There, she worked on over a dozen U.S. Supreme Court cases, including the seminal case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. Subsequently, Professor Cronin joined the law firm of Tucker Ellis. As counsel there, she represented individual clients, corporations, educational institutions, and state governments at both the trial and appellate level. Her practice focused on constitutional law, complex commercial litigation, medical and pharmaceutical liability, environmental law, and government contracts.

In 2022, Professor Cronin published FDA-Approved: How PFAS-laden Food Contact Materials are Poisoning Consumers and What to do About it, and in October 2023 presented at the Finnish Organic Research Institute Conference on PFAS in agriculture.