Kate’s practice focuses on the defense of automobile, product manufacturers and other businesses in individual, mass tort and class action litigation in state and federal court. She also handles commercial disputes, environmental and employment matters for corporate clients. Kate engages in all aspects of litigation, including case strategy and management, fact investigation, written discovery, depositions, motion practice, expert witness development, pre-trial resolution efforts and trial. Kate also advises on appellate issues and drafts appellate briefs.