Ms. Katherine Klein handles all employment-related matters, including wage and hour class actions, discrimination matters, partnership disputes, and severance negotiations.
Though in her first year of practice, Katherine Klein joins the firm with an extensive legal background. During law school, she was placed with Newman Ferrara LLP’s Civil Rights Department as part of the Equality and Justice Practice Clinic. As a member of the Equality and Justice Practice Clinic, she conducted legal research and writing on a variety of federal practice issues, prepared outlines for and attended depositions, and ran various simulations relating to employment discrimination suits, similar to the cases that the firm handles today.
Ms. Klein also interned with Legal Services NYC, first in their Staten Island office as a member of their Housing Unit, and then in their citywide Civil Right Justice Initiative support unit, where she participated in a weekly clinic specializing in employment, housing and police protection discrimination cases. Throughout her legal experience she has attended court appearances and drafted discovery responses, motions and reply briefs.
Prior to law school, Ms. Klein interned with Human Rights Watch and was a paralegal at various firms in New York City as well as in Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Katherine Klein holds a Liberal Arts degree from Hampshire College, where she designed an individualized course of study. She also holds a Juris Doctor from the City University of New York’s School of Law. Her admission to the New York State Bar is pending.