Kate E. McCarthy


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Areas of practice


  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
  • B.A., Allegheny College

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Kate E. McCarthy is an Associate in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

She previously worked as a law clerk to Justice David Wecht of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, judicial intern to Justice Christine Donohue of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and prosecutorial intern for the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. During law school, Ms. McCarthy served as the Executive Student Articles Editor for the Duquesne Law Review.

Professional/Community Involvement

  • Case Summaries Editor for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Update
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 2018 – cum laude
  • B.A., Allegheny College, 2008 – cum laude
  • Received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the Highest Grade in Legal Research and Writing, Sales, and Conflicts of Law.
  • Served as a student attorney in Duquesne Law School’s Federal Litigation Clinic and was selected to argue before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.