Katherine McLay leverages her business education and labor experience to provide guidance to clients in mitigating company risk and exposure through internal company practices, training, and policies. She has advised and represented clients in various industries, from construction and natural resource exploration to financial services and telecommunications, in labor and employment litigation.
Clients have relied upon Katherine to defend against discrimination claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, putative class actions alleging noncompliance with federal wage and hour regulations, and contentious disputes relating to contractual restrictive covenants and unlawful competition. She has successfully defended clients before local federal and state courts and before Pennsylvania’s appellate tribunals. In addition, she has experience in real property, products, and professional liability claims.
Katherine also serves as a board member of Saint Anthony School Programs, a western Pennsylvania-based educational institution providing opportunities to students and young adults with developmental disabilities.
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. 2014; M.B.A. 2014, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business); Grove City College (B.A. cum laude 2010)
- Pennsylvania and West Virginia
- Law Clerk to Judge Mary Jane Bowes, Superior Court of Pennsylvania (2015-2016)