Katherine A. Vaky is a member of the firm’s litigation practice. She has an in-depth knowledge of federal litigation at the pre-trial, trial, and appellate stages. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Katherine taught Federal Courts and Federal Litigation as an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Katherine spent the first three years of her career at the federal courts, clerking at the US District Court in the Western District of Pennsylvania and at the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She has worked on a broad spectrum of litigation matters ranging from regulatory and administrative law litigation to employment discrimination and class actions.
Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, 2017, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
DePauw University, 2014, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Clerkship to Judge Robert L. Wilkins of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2019 - 2020)
Clerkship to Chief Judge Mark R. Hornak of the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (2017 - 2019)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
National Champion and Best Oral Advocate in the Championship Round, Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition, 2017