Kate’s practice focuses on environmental and toxic tort litigation. During law school, Kate interned for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice. She worked on a wide variety of cases covering water law, hazardous waste laws, administrative law and more. Kate draws on this experience with federal agencies to develop strong defenses for her clients.

Kate also has a strong technical understanding of environmental issues. She earned a Master of Environmental Management at the Yale School of the Environment, where she focused largely on sciences such as hydrology and chemistry. While at Yale, she additionally worked as a student clinician for the Yale Law School Environmental Protection Clinic.

Publications

The Conduit Theory: Protecting Navigable Waters from Discharges to Tributary Groundwater, 43 Vt. L. Rev. 871 (2019).

The Clean Water Act Flows in a New Direction, Leaving Wetlands Protection Largely to the States, Yale Env’t Rev., May 14, 2019.