“With my background in science, I will learn the medicine in every case to help bridge the gap between the scientific and legal aspects of whatever issue my client is facing.”
Kate focuses her practice in professional liability and medical malpractice. She defends healthcare professionals facing serious malpractice allegations. Kate is devoted to learning the medicine involved, aggressively investigating cases to provide the best defense for her clients.
Kate understands that facing a malpractice claim can be one of the most difficult times in a health care professional’s career. She prides herself on being a trusted advisor and advocate through what can be a stressful process.
Outside of work, Kate is involved with the Homeless Advocacy Project. She also enjoys spending her free time with her family.
Kate has her B.S. in biology and previously worked as a clinical research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She brings her science background and perspective gained through working in a major university hospital to her aggressive representation of medical professionals.
Kate has ample experience litigating in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as the related appellate and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, Kate was a plaintiffs’ attorney and gained valuable insight into the “other side” of litigating a medical malpractice case. She received her J.D. from Drexel University, where she attended on a full academic scholarship. At Drexel, she was a founding member and executive director of the Moot Court Board.
In 2014, Kate decided to continue her education to better hone her litigation skills. She earned her LL.M. in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law while still working full time.
In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, Kate was recognized by her peers and the Pennsylvania Edition of Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star.”
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