Biography

Kate's corporate practice focuses on investment adviser registration and compliance, hedge funds, private equity funds, and other private investment funds and securities, including the defense of individuals in regulatory enforcement proceedings and related litigation.

Previously, Kate served as an associate in the Investment Management Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, where she provided regulatory support to investment advisers, worked on initial public offerings and preferred share offerings for registered investment companies, and counseled hedge fund clients.

A graduate of Connecticut College with majors in government and French, Kate also studied abroad in Paris, France.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School  (J.D.)
    • Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
  • Connecticut College  (B.A., cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Firm Highlights

Event

Maine State Chamber of Commerce: The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks

On October 26, Verrill telecommunications attorney Geoffrey Why will be moderating the virtual event, “The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks,” hosted by The Maine State Chamber of Commerce. The Wireless Summit will explore...

Blog

Myth Buster: Employees Do Not Have to Be Affiliated With An Organized Religion to Be Entitled To A Religious Accommodation

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

News

Verrill Announces New Leadership Changes in Support of Its Plans for Strategic Growth

(September 29, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated Chrissie Eastin to Director of Human Resources and Robert Wright to Director of Office Operations as the firm continues to...

Publication/Podcast

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 2021 Summer Client Advisory

Click here to view as a PDF. This Client Advisory summarizes developments in the law governing employee benefit plans prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We explain what these developments mean for plan sponsors and...

Event

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association Annual HR/Labor Forum

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association will be virtually hosting their Annual HR/ Labor Forum on October 26th from 9:00AM to 11:15AM. Human Resources professionals in the Healthcare field face an ever-evolving labor and employment...

Publication/Podcast

House Democrats Propose Estate and Gift Tax Law Changes: Important Estate Planning Implications

Please note: this alert was updated on September 30, 2021. What you need to know : On September 13, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed tax plan to fund President...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

News

Verrill Welcomes Experienced Trademark Attorneys to Growing IP Practice

Blog

Geoff Why to Moderate "The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks"

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