Abigail Perri Barnes and Scott Andrew Kaczmarek were married Dec. 1 at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington. Judge Deborah K. Chasanow of the Federal District Court in Greenbelt, Md., for whom the bride served as a law clerk in 2016-17, officiated.

Ms. Barnes, 29, is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Covington & Burling, the Washington law firm. She graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt and received a law degree from Stanford.

She is a daughter of Lynne F. Perri and Robert A. Barnes of Silver Spring, Md. The bride’s father is the Supreme Court correspondent for The Washington Post. Her mother is a journalist in residence at American University in Washington, and is the managing editor of its investigative-reporting workshop.

Mr. Kaczmarek, 31, is a market operations manager at Robinhood Markets, a financial technology company that offers commission-free investing; the firm is based in Menlo Park, Calif. He graduated from Northeastern University.

He is a son of Hannah Kaczmarek of Dix Hills, N.Y., and Steven J. Kaczmarek of Hampton Bays, N.Y. The groom’s mother is an independent coordinator of services for people with disabilities in Dix Hills. His father is an independent investment manager in Hampton Bays. The groom is also a stepson of Karanlee Valdes Kaczmarek.

The couple met through mutual friends while living in New York in 2012, and reconnected two years later, when Mr. Kaczmarek took a job with Robinhood and moved to Palo Alto, where Ms. Barnes was attending law school.