KatherineGeithman

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.7887

Katherine Geithman represents and advises employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, and wage and hour litigation. She also advises clients regarding compliance with employment laws. Katherine has experience with federal, state, and local labor and employment statutes, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In addition, she advises clients regarding employment-related diligence on transactions, including counseling on restrictive covenants in employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, and employee handbooks and leave policies.

Katherine maintains an active pro bono practice and represents clients in family and immigration matters.

Experience

  • Huntington Ingalls Industries to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billionJones Day is advising Huntington Ingalls Industries in the $1.65 billion acquisition of Alion Science and Technology Corporation from Veritas Capital.
  • Bally's Corporation acquires Tropicana Evansville casino in series of transactions valued at $624 million in the aggregateJones Day advised Bally's Corporation in the $624 million acquisition of the Tropicana Evansville casino operations from Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
  • Solmax acquires TenCate GeosyntheticsJones Day advised Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax), the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications, and its shareholders (including institutional investors Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec and Fonds de Solidarité FTQ), in connection with Solmax’s acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics Holding B.V., a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics, from Dutch conglomerate Koninklijke Ten Cate (Royal Ten Cate, the Netherlands), and advised on the related senior secured financing to support the acquisition.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company acquires ENTACTJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government, and environmental sectors, in the acquisition by an investment affiliate and financing of ENTACT, LLC, a national provider of environmental remediation and geotechnical services.
  • J.F. Lehman portfolio company acquires Murphy Pipeline ContractorsJones Day advised Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, a portfolio company of an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company, in its acquisition of Murphy Pipeline Contractors, a leading provider of trenchless pipe rehabilitation solutions and technology to the municipal wastewater and storm water markets.