Katelyn McNelis is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Ms. McNelis joined Debevoise in 2021. Ms. McNelis received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2021, where she was a James Kent Scholar and the Pro Bono Coordinator for A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, a subset of the Human Rights Law Review. She received a B.S. magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2015. 


  • Columbia Law School, 2021, J.D.
  • Georgetown University, 2015, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia