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Biography

Katie represents employers in a broad range of labor & employment matters, including both immigration and employment law matters. Specifically, Katie advises clients, and litigates, on matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful terminations, workplace investigations, employee handbooks, employment and restrictive agreements, wage and hour law, and other personnel policies and concerns. Katie also represents employers in employment-based immigration matters, including obtaining H-1B, TN, L, Blanket L, O-1, and E non-immigrant visas, obtaining green cards, advising and training on I-9 compliance, and conducting I-9 audits. Katie has unique experience involving both her employment and immigration specialties, such as representing employers in I-9 audits and discrimination charges and back wages claims in the visa context. In addition, Katie has experience working with a range of clients from individuals and startups to global companies.

Other Info About Katie

Education

Law School

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2017, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif

Undergraduate School

University of Louisville, B.A., Psychology and Anthropology, 2014, cum laude

Clerkships

Katie served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Legal Intern for Honorable Fred A. Stine, Campbell County Circuit Court, 2nd Division, Kentucky

Bar Memberships

Katie is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2017

Courts

Katie is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars®, 2021-2024

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Emerging Leader Board for the Southern Ohio Office of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 2022-2023

Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP), Member

Junior League of Cincinnati, Member

American Heart Association, Young @ Heart, Young Professionals Board Member, 2019-2020

Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, Mock Trial Legal Advisor, St. Ursula Academy, 2017-2019

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