After graduating from Princeton University, Katharine Atlas attended New York University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2006. After law school, she took an elite position at one of the most prestigious law firms in the world, in the litigation department of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City. After moving to Texas, she continued to practice civil litigation at Andrews Kurth LLP.
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Katy is unique in that she is excellent on her feet and exceedingly thoughtful, purposeful, and strategic. Her oral argument skills are, in my opinion, unmatched, and she's only just getting started. Working with Katy is a true pleasure. She is an excellent listener and someone who sees all sides of a problem. At the same time, Katy is a confident leader--someone who can get the job done well and on time. Most opposing counsel will find that it is hard to keep up with Katy! Her work product is top quality, and her dedication to her cases is noteworthy. One would be hard pressed to find an attorney with Katy's work ethic and natural ability when it comes to crafting and delivering oral and written arguments of such high quality.
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Katharine Atlas is a truly mutli-talented individual that brings her wealth of diverse skills to any legal situation that she is presented with. Her list of achievements include a prestigious education (high- performance at Princeton, and later graduating Cum Laude at the world-class NYU School of Law), and work at prestigious New York and Houston law firms. She has the big firm experience, but brings a personal and compassionate approach to her work. She is a person of great character, and who is equipped to handle just about anything that is thrown at her. Competent, highly skilled, and highly adaptable, you will know that you are in excellent hands after your first meeting, or encounter with her.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2012||01/19/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Houston Power Lawyer (2015)||Houston Magazine||2015|
|Fellowship Recipient||Lawrence Lederman/Milbank Tweed||2005|
|Associate||Andrews Kurth LLP||2011 - 2013|
|Associate||Davis Polk & Wardwell||2006 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Houston Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Acacia Research Group, LLC v. Schlumberger (S.D. Tex. 2014)||Obtained full requested relief for client.|
|Dynamic 3D Geosolutions, LLC v. Schlumberger (W.D. Tex. 2014)||Obtained a favorable result for client.|
|Heal, et al. v. United Airlines, et al. (S.D. Tex. 2014)||Ongoing|
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|ABA Business Law Today||Delaware Chancery Court: Business Judgment Rule Applies to Going-Private Transaction||2013|
|Annual Survey of American Law||Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right? A Goldilocks Approach to Patent Reexamination Reform||2006|
|New York University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Princeton University||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|