Kate focuses her practice on civil litigation, representing businesses and individuals, with a focus on employment matters and business litigation. In her employment practice, she represents employers facing a variety of employment litigation issues, such as discrimination and wage and hour claims, as well as non-litigation counseling of clients concerning compliance with state and federal employment laws. In addition, Kate defends professional liability claims and advises clients on insurance coverage matters.
Kate has represented clients in various Massachusetts Trial Courts (including District, Superior, and Probate and Family) and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She has also represented clients at various administrative agencies, including:
- Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination,
- Department of Industrial Accidents,
- Department of Unemployment Assistance,
- Board of Registration in Nursing,
- Board of Registration in Medicine; and
- Board of Bar Overseers.
Earlier in her legal career, she primarily represented plaintiffs in motor vehicle, general liability, workers’ compensation, product liability, nursing home negligence, and medical malpractice claims. Her experience representing clients on both sides of the “v” has given her valuable perspective.