Kate Klein focuses her practice on government contracts. She has experience in regulatory compliance, transactional, and litigation matters in a variety of sectors including communications, defense, and infrastructure.
After graduating from Rhodes College, Kate taught English on a Fulbright fellowship in Jinmen, Taiwan. She then completed a master’s degree at the London School of Economics. Upon returning to the U.S., Kate worked as an Advocacy Coordinator for the ACLU of Mississippi, focusing primarily on free speech protection, anti-discrimination matters, and voting rights.
While attending law school, Kate worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2020. She served as a student attorney in the University of Michigan Workers’ Rights Clinic where she represented clients in unemployment benefits proceedings in administrative hearings and all levels of the Michigan court system, including giving oral arguments before a Michigan circuit court and the Michigan Court of Appeals. She successfully argued a case that clarified the minimum number of weeks that a claimant must receive unemployment benefits under Michigan statute. As a law student, Kate also served as a pro bono chair for Outlaws and worked with members of the Ann Arbor government to help write the city’s conversion therapy ban. She was also a member of the Michigan Technology Law Review.
Kate was recognized in 2024 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for White-Collar Criminal Defense by The Best Lawyers in America®.
Kate is proficient in Mandarin.
Conducted an internal investigation for a portfolio company into a whistleblower’s allegations concerning cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
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University of Michigan Law School J.D. (2021)
The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, U.K. MSc., Social Policy and Planning (2016) with merit
Rhodes College B.A., International Relations (2013) cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Michigan Court of Appeals (2020)
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