Kate is an associate at the Grunsky Law Firm practicing civil litigation where she enjoys the exposure to a large range of issues faced by the firm’s diverse clients. While still in law school Kate was part of a team which wrote Amici Briefs for the Second and Ninth Circuits on the issues which would eventually come before the Supreme Court in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aero, Inc.
Kate graduated from American University Washington College of Law in 2013 where she was a member of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic and served on the editorial board of the Intellectual Property Brief. She wrote her comment on the impact of legal norms on creative production and its critical reception. Kate has a B.A. in Rhetoric and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. While at Berkeley she focused on the relationship between discourse and political conflict.
Kate is a part of the seventh generation of her family to be born and raised in Santa Cruz County. She is a graduate of Harbor High School and an active alumna. She participates in the Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Networking Alliance and is a volunteer for the Girl Scouts.