Catherine is a well-rounded and dedicated litigator. Having served as a clerk in two federal courts, she offers strategic and practical solutions through all stages of litigation. She has substantial experience in both individual and class actions, in state and federal court, and has defended clients in the most complex cases, including against antitrust multi-district litigation and RICO claims. Catherine also focuses her practice on white collar defense and investigations, vigorously defending her clients’ rights.
Prior to joining the firm, she served two years as a federal law clerk — first with the Honorable Ann Marie Donio of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and next with the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to her clerkships, she practiced at an Am Law 50 international law firm.
Catherine received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in international studies from Boston College. She holds a Certificate of Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn Law, she interned for the New Jersey Office of Attorney General, and appellate division of the Philadelphia Office of the District Attorney.
Before launching her career as an attorney, Catherine worked at an international nonprofit organization. She maintains an active pro bono practice, representing indigent clients facing criminal charges in federal court.