Carla M. Castello

Area of Emphasis

Carla Castello is an associate in the Litigation Group at Babst Calland. Ms. Castello has a broad range of litigation experience in several practice areas including commercial, labor and employment, energy, and toxic tort.


Ms. Castello graduated from the University of Maryland in 2011 with a B.A. in Economics, as well as minors in Philosophy and Rhetoric. She received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2014. While in law school, Ms. Castello served as a legal research and writing fellow and was a managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal.

Prior to joining Babst Calland, Ms. Castello worked as an associate at a law firm in Fairfax, Virginia litigating antitrust and consumer protection class action cases on behalf of nationwide and statewide classes. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nora Barry Fischer in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Castello is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and Virginia, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Western District of Virginia, and the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is also a member of the Allegheny County, Virginia, District of Columbia, and American Bar associations.

Ms. Castello received a 2021 Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch recognition from BL Rankings for Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants.


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