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J.D., summa cum laude, American University Washington College of Law; Gillett-Mussey Fellowship, Dean’s Merit Scholarship

B.A., with distinction, University of Virginia

Law Journals

Vol. 62 Executive Editor, American University Law Review

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Maryland Bar


Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt

Kat offers counsel to telecommunications and media clients on a variety of regulatory, transactional, and compliance matters. A certified Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt, Kat uses the LLSI process and project management tools to continually improve the value proposition the firm delivers to its clients.

Representative Experience

  • Counsels telecommunications and media clients on compliance with federal regulatory obligations.
  • Assists communications clients on transactional and licensing issues before state commissions.
  • Researches and prepares comments and other written submissions to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state commissions on a variety of issues affecting telecommunications and media clients.
  • Counsels operators of commercial websites and mobile app developers on COPPA compliance and assists clients in developing privacy policies.
  • Maintains an active pro bono practice. 

Professional Experience

  • American University Washington College of Law
    • Dean's Fellow, Legal Rhetoric Department (2011-2013)
    • Dean's Fellow, Professor Lewis Grossman (2011-2012)
  • Law Clerk, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Internet Public Interest Opportunities Program (2011)
  • Fund for the Public Interest
    • Regional Director's Administrator (2009-2010)
    • Canvass Director (2007-2009)
  • Regional Administrator, Work for Progress (2008)

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