Biography

Katie pursued a career in the law because she is dedicated to helping others. As a member of Verrill's litigation team, Katie represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil matters, including medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, and catastrophic personal injury. Katie assists Verrill's skilled team of senior litigators with trial preparation, comprehensive legal research and writing, and is involved in all steps of case management.

Prior to joining Verrill, Katie worked at a private practice litigation firm, where she participated in the representation of individuals in personal injury, medical malpractice, and employment litigation. During law school, Katie represented numerous victims of domestic violence pro bono and successfully defended a New Hampshire Supreme Court appeal. Katie has a passion for oral advocacy, and competed on the UNH National Trial Team. She is a graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program.

Before attending law school, Katie lived in Colorado, where she taught adaptive snowboarding and skiing to adults and children with mental or physical disabilities. Katie is an avid traveler and traveled solo around the world after college. When she is not in the office, Katie can be found outside, hiking, paddle boarding, biking, golfing, or snowboarding. Katie grew up in Wells, Maine, and now resides in Windham, Maine, on beautiful Highland Lake.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Eckerd College  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire

Honors

  • Daniel Webster Scholar

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Firm Highlights

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

News

Verrill Partner Joins Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Family Law Committee

Publication/Podcast

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated: Does Your Company Have a Plan B?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/18...

Blog

Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit

Publication/Podcast

PPP: How is Maine Faring?

Originally enacted on March 27, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) offers loan support and (potentially) loan forgiveness to qualifying small businesses – generally defined as those with not more than 500 employees. According to...

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. For more...

News

Verrill’s Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice Recognized in 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

(July 20, 2020) – Verrill attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide , Chambers and Partners' fifth edition of the publication...

Event

IP & Business Transactional Strategies as Life Science Companies Plan Their U.S. Market Entry

Business law attorney Eugene Ho and IP attorney Beverly Hjorth will be presenting for ACTION Innovation Network members for its webinar series, discussing what life science companies should be thinking about when considering entry...

Blog

A Chronology of COVID-19 Relief for ERISA Plans

This chronology traces the major ongoing relief provided by legislation, regulatory action, and other agency guidance to assist ERISA plan participants, fiduciaries, and sponsors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through August 10, 2020. Superseded...

Matter

2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...