Katherine T.Berger (Katie)

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3917

Katie Berger focuses her practice on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts. She has assisted in a broad range of matters, including breach of contract, antitrust, consumer class action, and civil RICO lawsuits, as well as disputes related to public utilities and construction. Her experience spans various stages of the litigation process, including legal research, discovery, motion practice, and deposition preparation.

Katie also has significant experience helping clients mitigate liability concerns resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. She provides guidance to clients in various industries on issues relating to force majeure and other contract provisions within licensing, supply, and vendor agreements.

Katie maintains an active pro bono practice. As part of Jones Day's Border Project, she is currently a member of a trial team working to obtain political asylum in the United States for a family of four from Venezuela. She is also assisting an Air Force veteran seeking an upgrade of his military discharge status.

Experience

  • Abercrombie & Fitch brings lawsuit seeking return of rent payments during COVID-19 pandemicJones Day represents Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in a lawsuit filed against its commercial landlord Simon Property Group and more than 60 of Simon's lessor affiliates, seeking the return of rent payments made during the COVID-19 pandemic.