Katherine Mayer Mangan

Katherine Mayer Mangan

  • Appeals & Appellate
  • California
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Practice Area
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
9th Circuit
Professional Experience
Litigation Associate
Latham & Watkins LLP
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Litigation Associate, specializing in appellate, municipal, and labor/employment law. Drafted numerous motionsand briefs, including three successful demurrers in litigation valued at over $300 million and a successful motion for summary adjudication eliminating multi-million dollar punitive damage claim. Argued motions, including one that resulted in obtaining over $4 million in attorneys’ fees. Participated in settlement negotiations. Took and defended depositions. Briefed and argued Ninth Circuit appeal. Member of two trial teams. Served on Associates Committee.
Founder & Director, Appellate Litigation Clinic
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Founded appellate litigation clinic, which handles pro bono appeals in the Ninth Circuit. Taught seminar on appellate advocacy and supervise law students as they litigate appeals.
Trial Attorney, Attorney General's Honors Program
United States Department of Justice
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Investigated and filed civil enforcement actions under pollution control statutes. Negotiated settlements and drafted briefs.
Law Clerk
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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Legislative Aide
United State Senate, Office of Senator Jeff Bingaman
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Advised Senator Bingaman on domestic social issues and housing and urban development policy.
Education
Georgetown University
J.D.
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Honors: Magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Top 1% of Class
Activities: Georgetown Law Journal, Executive Editor of Criminal Procedure Project; Institute for Public Representation: Environmental Litigation
Pomona College
B.A.
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Activities: Varsity Swimming
Awards
Top Young Attorneys
San Diego Daily Transcript
Women Who Mean Business Finalist
San Diego Business Journal
Wiley Manual Certificate for Pro Bono Services
State Bar of California
Wiley Manual Certificate for Pro Bono Services
State Bar of California
Top Young Attorneys
San Diego Daily Transcript
Professional Associations
Chair
Appellate Court Committee, San Diego County Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Making the Record: Appellate Hints for Trial Lawyers
ABTL of San Diego
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Contact & Map
Mayer Mangan, PLC
10755 Scripps Poway Parkway
Suite 367
San Diego, CA 92131
USA
Telephone: (858) 397-6234