Kate, co-deputy chair of the firm’s higher education practice, provides advice and counsel to colleges and universities, independent and charter schools, cultural organizations, social service agencies and nonprofit entities. She brings over a decade of experience in the field of higher education and labor and employment practice.

Kate recently rejoined Bond’s New York City office after serving as Associate General Counsel at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). As Associate General Counsel, Kate advised on a wide range of legal and policy issues facing an internationally recognized public institution for design, fashion, art, communications and business.

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  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • New York City Bar Association

  • Speaker, “Navigating the Higher Education Regulatory Landscape,” CICU Annual Conference, March 11, 2024
  • Tough Admissions Issues: Race-Conscious Policies, Revocations, and Pre-Enrollment Misconduct, Annual Conference of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, June 24-27, 2018
  • Moderator, Managing Student Health and Safety Abroad: From Sexual Assaults to Suicidal Students, NACUA Annual Conference, June 28, 2017
  • Moderator, Ensuring That Your Institution’s Website is ADA-Compliant: Key Issues for U.S. Colleges and Universities, Moderator, Higher Education Council of the Employment Law Alliance Webinar, May 24, 2016
  • Workplace Violence: Preventing and Responding to the Unthinkable, Bond Labor and Employment Law Breakfast Briefing, April 28, 2016
  • Employment Law Alliance Workplace Violence Webinar, March 21, 2016
  • Discussion Leader, Investigations and Role of Fair Process and Single Fact Finder, NACUA CLE Workshop, January 22, 2016
  • Sexual Assault in the K-12 Schools: Prevention and Response, New York City Bar Association, November 10, 2015
  • N.Y. Educ. Law Article 129-B, Bond Client Seminar, July 8, 2015
  • Best Practices for Managing Employee Terminations, Bond Workplace Labor & Employment and Human Resources Seminar, May 14, 2015