Katharine’s practice is focused on counseling employers on the full array of employment law issues, including employee discipline and termination, accommodations for medical and religious reasons, wage and hour compliance, and personnel policies and procedures. She also regularly conducts workplace investigations. Katharine devotes a significant amount of time to employment litigation, including the defense of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims, and matters involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and employment contracts. Her practice also includes complex commercial litigation and the arbitration of labor disputes. Katharine’s guiding litigation philosophy is to resolve claims early and efficiently. She represents public and private employers across multiple industries and sectors, including financial services, healthcare, hospitality, transportation, education and manufacturing.
Katharine also serves as a Board Member, and as General Counsel, for the Urban League of Philadelphia.