Caitlin “Cat” Moon

Director of Innovation Design

Vanderbilt Law School

Caitlin “Cat” Moon teaches the Program on Law and Innovation (PoLI) at Vanderbilt Law School, where she also serves as the Director of Innovation Design and directs the PoLI Institute, Vanderbilt’s innovation-focused executive education platform. In addition to co-organizing Music City (Nashville) Legal Hackers, Moon co-founded the Summit on Law and Innovation (SoLI), which brings together experts across legal, technology, and other disciplines in collaborative legal innovation projects.

Moon currently teaches Legal Problem Solving, a course in human-centered design for law, as well as Law as a BusinessBlockchain and Smart ContractsLegal Operations, and Leading in Law. She also serves on the leadership team of the Medical Innovators Development Program at Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and is part of the Radiological Sciences faculty, where she brings cross-disciplinary experience to innovation across medicine and the law.

Moon regularly speaks, facilitates workshops, and coaches individuals globally on the application of human-centered design methods and processes to realize innovation in both the legal profession and legal education. Before joining Vanderbilt Law (her alma mater), she practiced law for nearly 20 years and maintains an active law license.