Kate is experienced in the areas of complex commercial dispute resolution, employment defense, employment advice and counsel, and outside general counsel duties.

While practicing at large, international law firms and a boutique litigation firm, her practice has included domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, state and federal regulatory matters, whistle-blower and qui tam actions, restrictive covenants and unfair business practices, and discrimination and wrongful termination claims, among many others.

Kate’s dispute resolution experience includes litigation in state and federal courts, as well as state and federal agency proceedings, and international and domestic alternative dispute resolution. Kate regularly advises clients regarding employment policies and practices, including compliance with federal, state, and local employment statutes and regulations. Kate also regularly advises clients and consults with other lawyers regarding e-discovery issues and corporate document retention/destruction policies.

Kate has experience in appellate proceedings, including proceedings before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, state courts of appeal, and multiple petitions for certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Kate attended law school at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles where she served as Copy Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, and graduated cum laude and Order of the Coif. She was named a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2012-2016, in 2015 was named to America’s Finest Lawyers, and in 2018 was named to America’s Top 100 Attorneys.