Katie has over fifteen years of experience practicing general civil and employment litigation, representing individuals and small businesses in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings before state and local agencies. Katie has successfully handled cases in state and federal courts involving a comprehensive array of claims, including wage and hour, breach of contract; workplace harassment; discrimination... See More
Katie obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan (1999) and her JD from The University of Michigan Law School (2002), where she served as Associate Editor for The Michigan Journal of International Law. She has completed academic externships in Seville, Spain and London, England, and both during and after law school, she has worked with non-profit legal organizations helping workers to defend their rights.
Katie has over fifteen years of experience practicing general civil and employment litigation, representing individuals and small businesses in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings before state and local agencies. Katie has successfully handled cases in state and federal courts involving a comprehensive array of claims, including wage and hour, breach of contract; workplace harassment; discrimination based on age, disability, sex, race, national origin, religious creed, and other protected categories; retaliation; violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act; wrongful discharge; and others. She is a member of the state bars of California, Michigan and Massachusetts, and a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association.
Katie has co-authored various articles with her law partners, including “The Equal Opportunity Bully” published in Plaintiff magazine in June 2015, “Feminist Firms And The Pursuit Of Happiness For Lawyer Parents” published in Plaintiff magazine in June 2016, “Think You’re Protected When You Need Leave? Think Again!” published in Plaintiff magazine in June 2017, “California’s New Ban The Box Law – A Step Forward in Battling Racial Inequality in the Workplace” published in Plaintiff magazine in May 2018, and “Classification and the important of Dynamex” published in Plaintiff magazine in May 2019.
Katie is a member of the state bars of California, Michigan and Massachusetts. She is also a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association, for which she served as co-chair of the Labor and Employment Law section for two years, and has been on the Board of the Women Lawyer’s Section since March of 2018, currently serving as Chair. Katie is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA). She is also serving on the Board of Directors and as the Chief Outreach Officer for non-profit Attorney’s Bettering the Community (www.abcoutreach.org).
When not assisting her clients, Katie enjoys traveling with her family, hiking Bay Area trails and training for endurance races.
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