Calli Padilla concentrates her practice in complex commercial and business litigation, casualty defense, construction litigation, and catastrophic tort matters. She represents both individuals and entities in a wide variety of disputes in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Calli has secured numerous dismissals, judgments, and favorable settlements for her individual and corporate clients.
Calli also draws on her litigation experience to provide representation and valuable guidance to individuals and corporations who are subjects of government investigations and facing potential criminal exposure. In this role, Calli also conducts internal investigations and assists companies in developing and implementing compliance programs.
Calli is a hiring partner at the firm and is actively involved in summer associate and lateral recruiting and in the mentoring of junior associates. She is also an active member of the firms’ Women’s Initiative and is the former chair of the firm’s Associates Committee. Active in pro bono and community work, Calli currently serves on the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Attorney Panel for Pro Se Prisoner Civil Rights Cases and does work with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and the Support Center for Child Advocates.
Calli graduated from Princeton University with a degree in politics, where she served as the captain of the women’s varsity softball team. Calli received her law degree, cum laude from the Villanova University School of Law. While at Villanova, she was a member of the Villanova Law Review serving as both a staff writer and a managing editor. In addition, Calli participated in the Civil Justice Clinic, worked as a research and teaching assistant, and served as president of the Women’s Law Caucus. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Calli participated in the firm’s Summer Associate Program.