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Katherine Garceau

Direct: (312) 638-8789
Fax: (312) 638-8793

Katherine Garceau provides clients with experience in complex and multi-district litigation, as well as regulatory issues.  Prior to joining Harrison Law, Katherine represented clients in several products liability actions involving medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, and consumer products.  Katherine also represented clients in shareholder derivative suits, contract disputes, and governmental investigations.  In addition, Katherine has advised clients regarding potential regulatory and litigation risks in corporate deals.  As a law student, Katherine served as an extern to the Honorable Thomas M. Durkin where she gained valuable insight to the judicial process and courtroom advocacy. 

Katherine’s pro bono practice has included representing clients in divorce matters for victims of domestic violence, pro bono criminal defense, asylum, and civil rights matters.

Practice Areas:

Commercial/Business Litigation

  • Contract Litigation
  • Director and Officer Liability and Shareholder Derivative Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Tort Litigation

  • Consumer Fraud Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation

Cross Discipline Practices

  • Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation
  • E-Discovery

Education

The University of Chicago, the Law School, J.D., 2015 (with honors)

-  Human Rights Blog, Editor

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, B.F.A., 2010

- Graduate of the NYU Tisch Honors Program

- Honors for academic excellence

Legal Experience

  • Harrison Law LLC
    • Litigation Associate, July 2018 to present
  • Tucker Ellis LLP
    • MedPharm Associate, June 2016 – June 2018
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
    • Litigation Associate, October 2015 – June 2016
  • United States District Court: Northern District of Illinois
    • Judicial Extern to Judge Thomas Durkin, March 2013 – September 2013

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Illinois - General
  • U.S. District Court, C.D. of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. of New York
  • Illinois, 2016
  • New York, 2016