Katharine L. Fisher

Attorneys

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.

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Education

  • 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

Awards

  • 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

Prior Employment

  • 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

Representative Publications

  • Wage and Hour Laws: A State by State Survey, BNA treatise, 2016.