Kaylin L. Whittingham is the founder and managing attorney of Whittingham Law—a Legal Ethics and Investment-Based Immigration firm. Prior to private practice, Ms. Whittingham served as Staff Counsel at the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, First Judicial Department; and before that was Staff Attorney at the Mental Hygiene Legal Services in the First Department. Ms. Whittingham is a former Judicial Intern to the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Honorable Milton Tingling, Supreme Court for the State of New York, New York County.
Ms. Whittingham serves as the President of the Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA). She sits on the Board of Advisors for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Ethics Compendium and is the Secretary of the Ethics and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for the) New York Chapter. She serves on the Network of Bar Leaders (NOBL) Executive Council; the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) House of Delegates, Committee on Professional Ethics, and Committee on Leadership Development; the New York City Bar Association (CityBar) Committee on Professional Discipline and the Committee on Minorities in the Profession. Ms. Whittingham is the recipient of the 2016 Black Women of Influence (BWOI) Trailblazer Award. She is a frequent CLE presenter at bar associations, law firms, and other organizations.
Ms. Whittingham earned her Law degree at Northeastern School of Law, where she was a member of the Northeastern Law Journal. She holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the City University of New York (CUNY) and another in Literature from the University of the West Indies (UWI). Ms. Whittingham is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.