Kate concentrates her practice in construction litigation and assists contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and owners on both private and public projects. She provides clients with support and advice regarding all stages of litigation, including initiation of litigation, written discovery, depositions, research, the preparation of motions and briefs, and trial preparation. Kate also has experience assisting clients in pursuing alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration.
As an ATIXA-certified Level One Civil Rights Investigator and member of the firm’s Title IX Group, Kate conducts investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and other acts of misconduct at institutions of higher education. When conducting investigations, Kate partners with a second ATIXA-certified investigator with a background in law enforcement and extensive trauma-informed training. This distinctive, two investigator model has proven to be an effective method to conduct investigations. She is also active in the firm’s Scientific Misconduct Group, representing scientists in research misconduct matters at universities and other research institutions.
Before law school, Kate was a litigation paralegal at a prominent New York City law firm. While at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Kate she served as a comment editor for the International and Comparative Law Journal and was a Fellow of the Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society. Kate also focused on public interest law, working for Philadelphia Legal Assistance and Temple Legal Aid. Through Temple’s Sheller Center for Social Justice, Kate also worked with Community Legal Services, assisting in the development of Philadelphia’s Wage Theft Ordinance.