- Collegiate and Professional Sports
- Workplace Training
- General Employment Litigation
|University ||University of Connecticut, B.A., Honors Scholar, 2005|
|Law School||Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009|
|Admitted||2010, 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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