Katharine Fisher joined Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho in 2016 as a Social Justice Fellow and became an associate in 2017. Her practice focuses on consumer, disability access, and employment class and collective actions. 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. During law school, she volunteered for the California Asylum Representation Clinic and the East Bay Community Law Center’s DREAM Clinic and spent her summers clerking for a plaintiff-side law firm and EBCLC’s criminal justice reentry program.
Katharine was recently selected by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star for 2018.
- 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
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
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
Class Waivers at the High Court: NLRA and Employee Rights (with William Jhaveri-Weeks ), Law360 (Sept. 27, 2017)
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, 2016 BNA treatise and 2017 supplement.