As a pro bono attorney and former litigation associate, Catherine is responsible for expanding the scope of Fenwick’s pro bono litigation impact firmwide. She is passionate for pro bono work and is utilizing her litigation experience and skillset to take Fenwick’s pro bono commitment to the next level. In addition to expanding the firm’s pro bono litigation opportunities and assisting with the management of those matters, Catherine is broadening and deepening Fenwick’s relationships with legal services organizations on the East Coast.
Catherine has worked extensively in the immigration space to help clients establish their legal status in the United States through asylum, DACA, VAWA and U-Visa petitions. She has also represented domestic violence survivors in family law-related disputes, including divorce, child custody and support. Catherine also dedicates time to matters related to criminal justice, such as clemency and criminal conviction vacatur and expungement.
Prior to taking the role as a pro bono attorney in 2022, Catherine was an associate in Fenwick’s Litigation group. She advised clients on a broad variety of complex litigation matters, including intellectual property and commercial litigation.
Education & Admissions
J.D., University of Virginia Law School
B.A., History and Spanish
University of Virginia
Admitted to practice in New York
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York