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Catherine Lusk is an associate attorney in the Tysons Corner office of Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig. With over 15 years of litigation experience in state and federal district courts, as well cross-border experience through work with Canadian law firms, Catherine’s practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including trademark prosecution and general intellectual property litigation, as well as real estate and general business litigation, government contracts litigation, and defense of complex white-collar corporate investigations and prosecutions.

Prior to joining Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Catherine worked... extensively on qui tam/False Claims Act cases involving the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, government construction and infrastructure contracts, and financial industries. She also has experience advising corporate clients in both the U.S. and Canada on government ethics and accountability, export control and cross-border transactions, lobbyist regulations and registration, and government procurement regulations.

Catherine grew up in Quebec, Canada and is fluent in both English and French.


  • Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Bachelor of Arts, Law, Concentration in Law, Policy and Government
  • Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Concentration in Neurobiological Foundations of Cognition
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC, Juris Doctorate with Certificate of Comparative and International Law


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia State Courts

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