Caleb Schillinger


Caleb Schillinger’s practice covers a broad range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, white collar and internal investigations, and regulatory advice with special focus in antitrust matters. He has represented regional, national and international clients in a variety of industries, as well as foreign sovereigns, in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, and before administrative agencies.

Active in pro bono work, Caleb has represented several individuals in criminal appeals and prisoner civil rights cases in federal and state courts. In 2012, he helped author an amicus brief for the Boston Bar Association and other amici in the United States Supreme Court case Fisher v. University of Texas, et al., No. 11-345, in support of the University of Texas and the constitutionality of its admission program under the Equal Protection Clause.

Before joining Bingham, Caleb was a special assistant district attorney for the Essex County District Attorney’s Office, where he represented the commonwealth of Massachusetts in all stages of criminal prosecutions, including bench and jury trials. He also briefed and argued criminal appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During law school, he interned at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.


  • Representing owners of Gillette Stadium and surrounding properties in a wrongful death case in Massachusetts state court relating to the 2008 New England Country Music Festival
  • Representing BJ’s Wholesale Club in a consumer class action in Rhode Island federal court
  • Represented a Fortune 100 independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products in a wrongful death case in New Jersey state court involving alleged exposure to benzene and obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims against client for lack of personal jurisdiction
  • Represented a Fortune 500 paper and packaging products supplier in a labor relations case in Massachusetts federal court and obtained voluntary dismissal of all claims against client
  • Represented Tempur-Pedic, International before the Federal Trade Commission in connection with Tempur-Pedic’s acquisition of Sealy Corporation and obtained antitrust clearance for proposed transaction
  • Represented Macquarie Terminal Holdings LLC in a high-stakes, shareholder dispute arbitrated before the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association and obtained a $221 million arbitration award
  • Represented a leading for-profit education company in an investigation by the New York Attorney General concerning the accuracy of the company’s student placement rates
  • Conducted an internal investigation for an international shipowner concerning allegations of marine pollution from one of its vessels
  • Assisted in representation of the Los Angeles Dodgers in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy case

Awards & Honors

  • Boston Bar Association Presidential Citation (2012)

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