For the past ten years, Kathleen has worked to help businesses and non-profit organizations in the health care, edtech, and education sectors to manage risk and settle disputes.

Kathleen has expertise in civil litigation, privacy and security law, and professional trainings. She advises organizations on matters related to corporate governance, technology privacy and security law, contract disputes, discrimination and harassment matters. Kathleen provides trainings and counsels in the drafting of employee handbooks, policies, and procedures.

Kathleen believes it is important to give back to the community and foster an appreciation for the preservation of cultural heritage and global citizenship. To this end, Kathleen is a member of the Board of Education Advisors at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, a member of the first Teacher Advisory Council at the New England Aquarium. In these roles, she advises cultural institutions in programming with a focus on state legislation, school & district policies, and best practices.

Kathleen studied in the International Business and Trade Law Program, and received her Juris Doctor in Comparative and International Law from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, DC. She also interned for the United States Department of State at the US Embassy to the Holy See in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics & Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Kathleen is a member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and is licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She also holds a Preliminary Teaching License in History in Massachusetts.


Editor, “Handbook on Medical Malpractice: Questions and Answers for Patients & Providers,” Topics in Employment and Healthcare Litigation, Volume 2, 1st Edition, (2013).

Co-author, Cultivating a Whole School Mindset,” Independent School MagazineNational Association of Independent Schools, (Spring 2019).

Co-author, “Maritime Security Operations: Law and Practice at the Beginning of the 21st Century,” International Peacekeeping: The Journal of International Peace Operations, V. 12 (2008).