Katharine Thomas Batista: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Katharine Thomas Batista

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone(267) 319-7802

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • Workplace Training
  • General Employment Litigation
University University of Connecticut, B.A., Honors Scholar, 2005
Law SchoolSuffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009
Admitted2010, Connecticut; 2011, Connecticut - D. Conn; 2011, New Jersey; 2013, Pennsylvania - M.D. Pa.; 2012, New Jersey - D. N.J; 2012, Pennsylvania - E.D. Pa; 2013, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; 2011, Pennsylvania

Professional Associations and Activities

•Federal Bar Council
•Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals Network


Katharine Thomas Batista is an Associate in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management in the spectrum of employment matters in state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Batista worked at a prominent mid-sized firm in Stamford, Connecticut, representing clients in commercial litigation in both state and federal court. Before entering private practice, Ms. Batista clerked for the Honorable Richard A. Robinson of the Connecticut Appellate Court where she drafted criminal and civil appeals.

While attending law school, Ms. Batista served as the Chief Articles Editor of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review. She was recoginzed as a Pro Bono Scholar in 2009, received the Distinguished Oral Advocate Award in 2008, and was named to the Dean's List (2006-2009).

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•The Junior League of Philadelphia
•Literacy Volunteers Greater Hartford, Volunteer Teacher
•Yerwood Center (Connecticut), Academic Writing Instructor


September 15, 2014

Delaware Mandates Pregnancy Accommodations

September 15, 2014

Delaware Governor Jack A. Markell (D) has signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, S.B. 212, extending workplace protections afforded to pregnant employees, and employees who have recently given birth, to include requiring employers provide reasonable accommodations to such employees. The new law, signed on September 9,...

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Katharine Thomas Batista

1601 Cherry Street, Suite 1350
PhiladelphiaPA 19102


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