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

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

News

Verrill Again Honored for Commitment to Pro Bono Service

(February 19, 2020) – Verrill is honored to receive the 2020 Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) Firm Pro Bono Achievement Award, presented by VLP during the Maine State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting &...

News

Verrill-law.com Earns Gold in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards Competition

Publication/Podcast

2020 Estate Planning Update

SECURE ACT What you need to know : The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act went into effect on January 1, 2020. The most significant provisions of the SECURE Act involve...

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. Stay tuned...

Blog

Supreme Court – Updates for 2020

We are barely two months into the new year and already there are significant updates to the 2020 Supreme Court Preview included in our December 2019 Client Advisory (available here ). Below are updates...

Event

Northeastern University RISE Expo

Verrill is sponsoring Northeastern University's RISE Expo on April 9, 2020. Our attorneys, Rob Hover, Dean Phelps, Lin Hymel, Beverly Hjorth, and John Powell, will attend and judge student's work, as well as interview...

Matter

T&D Utility Ownership of Generation

Verrill represented Emera in a lengthy case addressing the extent to which the Maine Restructuring Act prevents affiliates of a Maine T&D utility from acquiring ownership of generation facilities. In 2011, Emera sought approval...

Publication/Podcast

Two Proposed Rules Aim to Increase Organ Donation in the U.S.

Matter

Maine's First Private Natural Gas Pipeline

Assisted a large pulp mill secure legislation to authorize building a private natural gas pipeline that tapped into the Maritimes interstate pipeline to lower the mill's energy costs. To meet the client's schedule, we...

Blog

SECURE Act: Change to RMD Trigger Age Should Trigger Your Attention Now

As summarized in our January 7 Client Advisory , the SECURE Act includes many changes that affect the design and administration of retirement plans. One of those changes is the increase to the trigger...