Catherine is an associate in the firm’s litigation department. Since joining the firm in 2017, she has maintained a broad civil litigation practice. She focuses on employment, insurance, and professional liability matters, as well as business disputes. She has represented clients in federal and state trial court and assisted with appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Prior to joining the firm, Catherine clerked for Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson on the Connecticut Supreme Court and for former Chief Justice Scott L. Kafker on the Massachusetts Appeals Court, who is now on the Supreme Judicial Court. Catherine graduated cum laude from Boston College Law School in 2015 and summa cum laude from Syracuse University in 2012. During law school, Catherine interned in the Trial Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and in the Gang Unit of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Catherine was also on the Boston College Law Review and was a Quarterfinalist in the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition. Based on her performance in that competition, she was selected to participate in the European Law Moot Court Competition in Pisa, Italy, in 2015.
Catherine is committed to pro bono work and has handled several matters through the Legal Food Hub. She enjoys helping local farmers, having grown up on an apple orchard in Oswego, New York.
Outside of the office, Catherine enjoys kayaking, tennis, hanging out with her cat, and finding new places to eat around Somerville.