Kate Tepperis a member of our corporate practice group. Her experience includes public offerings and private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities; mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, the securitization of residential mortgages and trade receivables; tax-exempt bond offerings and other commercial financings. She represents public, private and nonprofit entities, including manufacturing and telecommunications companies, banks and insurance companies, educational and charitable institutions, private foundations and high-growth entities in the life sciences and technology industries. Ms. Tepper graduated with honors and was a Phi Beta Kappa candidate at the University of Colorado at Boulder. After receiving her J.D. from the Dickinson Law School of the Pennsylvania State University, Ms. Tepper attended the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2011-present
- Associate and Outside Counsel, 2004-2005
•Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
- Research Specialist, Real Estate Finance, 2003-2004
•Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
- Associate, 1999-2001
•The Superior Court of Pennsylvania
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Zoran Popovich, 1998-1999
•Author, Nonprofit Dissolution Guide,Philadelphia Law Works, April 2013
•Author, Digest of Selected Articles (Fair Housing), 34 Real Estate Law Journal 125 (Summer 2005).
•Author, Digest of Selected Articles (Mortgage Insurance, Tax Assessments), 33 Real Estate Law Journal 487 (Spring 2005).
•Author, Digest of Selected Articles (Homeowners Associations, Bankruptcies), 33 Real Estate Law Journal 225 (Fall 2004).
•Author, Digest of Selected Articles (Subprime Lending, the Secondary Mortgage Market), 33 Real Estate Law Journal 110 (Summer 2004).
•Co-author, Digest of Selected Articles (Regulatory Takings, Religious Land Use), Real Estate Law Journal (Spring 2004).
•Co-author, Digest of Selected Articles (Home Rule, Suburban Sprawl), 32 Real Estate Law Journal 327 (Winter 2003).
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Presenter, What Keeps Entrepreneurs Up at Night: A Talk on Seed Financings and Other Funding Options, Philadelphia Bar Association, April 2013
•Regular presenter to the Wharton Venture Initiation Program and Wharton Entrepreneurship Program in connection with legal issues impacting early stage companies
•Panelist, Launching Your Business, The Women's Business Development Center JumpStart Program, February 2013