Caitlyn Bechta practices in the McNees Construction & Procurement Law Group. The team offers the scale of services and innovative techniques of a national law firm with the personalized services expected from a hometown legal team. They deliver sophisticated legal advice to a broad range of clients in virtually all areas relating to construction contract drafting, litigation and project counseling.
Caitlyn became acquainted with the construction industry at a young age. Her family has a background in construction — specifically in the trucking and utilities sector.
Prior to joining McNees, Caitlyn worked with the Hearings Unit of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Philadelphia as a judicial clerk, where she drafted decisions on motions for summary judgement, motions to dismiss and post-hearing and conducted research on relevant legal framework and theories. She also worked on antitrust litigation with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General as a legal intern, additionally assisting with investigations into several of the world’s largest corporations and attending court hearings and depositions.
Caitlyn served as a certified legal intern with the Villanova Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic, representing clients in truancy proceedings in Magisterial District Court and managing all aspects of clients’ cases, including interviewing, counseling and developing case theory. She additionally clerked with a multidisciplinary firm in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan areas; was a foreclosure paralegal with a suburban Philadelphia, full-service firm; and was a legal assistant for a firm specializing in creditors’ rights.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, J.D.
Corley Institute, George Mason School of Law: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Certification (2021)
Widener University Commonwealth Law School, J.D. (2020-2021)
Temple University, B.B.A.