Caitlyn Silhan

Caitlyn Silhan: Attorney with Waters Kraus & Paul
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  • 3141 Hood Street, Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75219
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Caitlyn Silhan is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office. Caitlyn focuses her practice on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act litigation and qui tam whistleblower/False Claims Act matters. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Boston University. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and selected to the Order of the Coif before graduating magna cum laude. Caitlyn is a member of the Dallas Bar Association - Law in the Schools Committee, State Bar of Texas, State Bar of California, Texas Equal Access Fund, Taxpayers Against Fraud, and the American Association for Justice - Qui Tam Litigation Group. Caitlyn is a recipient of the 2016 Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Award granted by the Texas Civil Rights Project and is admitted to practice law by the State Bars of Texas and California.


• 1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case
•Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Voting Rights of Miss.’s African-American Voters
•State Ordered to Comply with NVRA
•A Win for Texas Motor Voter Registrants on All Counts
•Federal Judge Rules that Texas is Violating “Motor Voter” Law
•Mental Health Center Settles Whistleblower Case for 4M
•Federal Court Denies Texas’ Motion to Dismiss “Motor Voter” Case
•Caitlyn Silhan to Receive 2016 Kristi Couvillon Award for Pro Bono Work with Battleground Texas
• 7M Verdict Reached in Lengthy Asbestos Trial

Pro Bono & Community Service

•Texas Equal Access Fund
•Board Member, 2015-Present

Honors & Awards

•Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Award, Texas Civil Rights Project, 2016
•Order of the Coif, Tulane University, 2011
•Dean’s Scholar, Tulane University, 2008-2011

Publications & Speeches

•“The Dodd-Frank Act Opens the Door to FCPA Whistleblowing,” Vol 19, No 2, American Association for Justice Newsletter, Business Torts Section (Spring 2012)
The Present Case Does Involve Minors: An Overview of the Discriminatory Effects of Romeo and Juliet Provisions and Sentencing Practices on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth, 20 Tul. J.L. Sexuality 97 (2011).

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Litigation
  • Qui Tam Whistleblower/False Claims Act Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.357.6244  Phone
214.357.7252  Fax
University Attended:
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, B.A., 2007
Law School Attended:
Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011, Texas; 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 2012, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 2012, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 2012, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 2015, California; 2018, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Professional Associations & Memberships

•Dallas Bar Association
•Law in the Schools Committee, 2018-Present
•State Bar of Texas
•State Bar of California
•Taxpayers Against Fraud
•American Association for Justice
•Qui Tam Litigation Group

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