A creative and innovative thinker, Kate uses her research and writing skills to assist clients.

Overview

Kate brings a breadth of experience in litigation. Among other things, Kate has experience with the mechanics of discovery, including responding to requests for admissions, requests for documents and interrogatories. She also has experience reviewing and producing documents and privilege logs, as well as advising clients on responding to third-party subpoenas. Further, Kate has experience in robust motion practice, including working on and arguing motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, motions to seal, motions to compel arbitration and motions to bifurcate discovery. Additionally, Kate has drafted appellate briefings and has argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Before law school, she spent three years in the nonprofit sector, including two years as a health insurance Benefits Counselor and ACA Specialist at the Minnesota AIDS Project (now JustUs Health), where she later returned as a law clerk. Kate served as a student attorney in the Family Law Clinic at the University of Minnesota, and then as a student director, mentoring students in written work and clinic procedures. Upon graduation, Kate served as a law clerk to the Honorable Justices Natalie E. Hudson and Margaret H. Chutich of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Most recently, Kate has volunteered with Gender Justice as a law clerk, drafting briefs concerning Title VII, Title IX, the MHRA and more.

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Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2021

Education

University of Minnesota School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019

  • Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Lead Managing Editor

Saint Olaf College, B.A., Political Science, 2013

Clerkships

  • Justice Natalie E. Hudson, Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Justice Margaret H. Chutich
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