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Katherine is an associate in the Los Angeles office, and focuses her practice on complex litigation. She was a 2017 summer associate at Reed Smith. Katherine is also a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.

While in law school, Katherine served as the Symposium Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review, Volume XLV. Katherine was an active member of Pepperdine’s Moot Court team, awarded with Second Place Oralist at the National Juvenile Law Moot Court Competition in 2017 and Second Place Team Overall at the INTA Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition in Los Angeles in 2018.


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, 2018, J.D., Cum Laude; Order for the Barristers; Terry M. Giles Honor Scholar
  • Pepperdine University, 2013, B.A.

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  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers