Katharine Fisher joined Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho in February 2016 as a Social Justice Fellow. Prior to joining the firm, Katharine was a legal fellow in the Gender Equity & LGBT Rights and Work & Family Programs at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center. Katharine graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2015 where she was an editor of the Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law and received the Prosser Award in the Spring 2015 course on Sex-Based Discrimination. During law school, Katharine volunteered for the California Asylum Representation Clinic and the East Bay Community Law Center’s DREAM Clinic while also serving as a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and Berkeley Law Foundation. She spent her summers clerking for a plaintiff-side law firm and EBCLC’s criminal justice reentry program.
- J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2015
- B.A., Political Science, International Studies, Emory University, 2012
Bar and Court Admissions
State Bar of California, 2015
Prosser Award, Sex-Based Discrimination, UC Berkeley School of Law
Public Interest Fellow, UC Berkeley School of Law
Professional Associations and Memberships
- California Employment Lawyers Association
- Asian American Bar Association
- Bar Association of San Francisco
- Berkeley Law Bridge Fellow, Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center, 2015
- Law Clerk, Brayton Purcell LLP, 2014
- Legal Intern, East Bay Community Law Center’s Clean Slate Program, 2013
Expert Analysis, Why 2nd Circ. Review of Sexual Orientation Claim Matters (with Raymond Wendell ), Law360 (July 19, 2017)
Wage and Hour Laws: A State by State Survey, BNA treatise, 2016.