Kate is an associate in our Commercial Litigation and Branding, Trademarks & Copyrights Practice Areas. Kate assists clients in protecting their intellectual property rights through trademark and copyright litigation, counseling, and prosecution. Her research and writing experience includes drafting appellate briefs and proposed court decisions and orders, as well as editing content and copy for Technology Innovation Law and Practice, published by LexisNexis. Kate also authored "Fashioning a Solution to Design Piracy: Considering Intellectual Property Law in the Global Context of Fast Fashion," published in the Syracuse University Journal of International Law and Commerce.
Prior to law school, Kate’s professional experience included buying and merchandising positions with the Bergdorf Goodman and Ann Taylor corporate offices in New York City, and creating and teaching a Fashion Communications course at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School.
Kate graduated from Syracuse University College of Law, where she was a notes and comments editor for the Journal of International Law and Commerce, research assistant to Professor Theodore Hagelin, and teaching assistant to Professor Aliza Milner. Since graduation, Kate served as a law clerk to judges in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, and the Superior Court of New Jersey.
- Colgate University, B.A.
- Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- New York State Bar Association
- Federal Bar Council
- Intellectual Property and Innovation American Inn of Court
- Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
- "Fashioning a Solution to Design Piracy: Considering Intellectual Property Law in the Global Context of Fast Fashion," Syracuse University Journal of International Law and Commerce, Fall 2011
- Scribes Legal Writing Award
- CALI Award for Legal Communications & Research
- L. Frederick E. Goldie Publication Award for Legal Scholarship
- TEF Law Clerk to Hon. Glenn T. Suddaby, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
- Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, Attorney
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Ralph L. DeLuccia, Jr., J.S.C. Superior Court of New Jersey