Katherine is an associate in the Washington, DC office. She advises on commercial and investment treaty arbitrations across a range of sectors.
Her experience includes:
- advising a Japanese high-technology glass manufacturer and its South Korean and Taiwanese subsidiaries in an ICC arbitration seated in New York against a US glass manufacturer
- advising an independent oil and gas company in two multibillion-dollar disputes against Middle Eastern company arising out of a long-term gas sale and purchase agreement
- advising the Republic of Chile in an ICSID arbitration brought by a South American company concerning fines and guarantees enforced by Chile due to the claimant’s delay in the construction of an electric power transmission
Katherine regularly provides legal support pro bono. She worked on two research memos for Guernica 37, drafting the extraterritorial applications of the European Convention on Human Rights and breaches of Article 2, the right to life.
Katherine has interned at World Bank Group, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, and the International Criminal Court. She was the 2021-22 Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Law Journal and was the U.S. Champion and World Champion of the 2022 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot.
Katherine holds a JD from Harvard Law School, a MPhil in political theory from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of Chicago. She speaks English and Mandarin.