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Wellesley College, B.A., 1999
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 2002
Litigation Attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, 2002 – 2005
Principal at Morgan Miller Blair, 2005 – 2011
Partner at Brown, Gee & Wenger LLP, 2011 – Present
Katherine Wenger’s practice emphasizes the litigation of complex business and real estate related disputes, for both private and public companies.
Katherine counsels and assists companies in mergers, acquisitions, intellectual property, employment issues, corporate governance, insurance, residential and commercial real estate development, and resolving contract and financing disputes through pre-litigation counseling, mediation, arbitration and/or trial.
Partner at Brown, Gee & Wenger LLP, November, 2011 – Present
Principal at Morgan Miller Blair, April 2005 – October 2011
Litigation Attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, September 2002 – April 2005
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of California
From 2010 through 2017 Katherine has been named as a Northern California Rising Star by SuperLawyers, a designation received by only 2.5 percent of young lawyers in the area.
Contra Costa County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Assistance to companies in obtaining insurance coverage for various disputes as they arise.
Successful resolution of disputes regarding construction and development of commercial and residential real estate
Counseling of clients regarding protection of copyright and trademark rights and protection of trade secrets and other proprietary business information.
Successful prosecution of claims for defaults on various promissory notes resulting in jury verdict in excess of two million dollars.
Successful defense and prosecution of trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition claims.