Kate Mueting is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, and Tennessee.
Ms. Mueting represents employees with a wide range of employment claims, including discrimination on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, and disability and other civil rights claims. Ms. Mueting represents professionals at the highest levels in their fields, including law firm Partners and corporate executives, in both public litigation and privately negotiated settlements. She currently represents a class of women with gender discrimination claims against a Big Four accounting firm in Kassman et al. v. KPMG.
Ms. Mueting frequently speaks on issues of gender and pregnancy discrimination and is actively involved in the District of Columbia’s Women’s Bar Association, where she serves as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee. Ms. Mueting was named as one of 40 Washington, D.C. Rising Stars by the National Law Journal, and she has been recognized as a leading litigator by numerous publications, including the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine, and eBoss Watch.
Before joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ms. Mueting worked as an associate at Covington & Burling, LLP. As part of Covington’s Pro Bono rotation program at D.C.’s Children’s Law Center, she served as lead counsel in several trials representing clients seeking to care for neglected children. Ms. Mueting clerked for the Honorable Michael J. Melloy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Honorable Richard J. Leon on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She also served as a Team Leader for AmeriCorps* National Civilian Community Corps.