Katie Pilgren-Beatty

Katie Pilgren-Beatty

Karpf, Karpf, & Cerutti P.C.
  • Employment Law
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty is a Partner with the Law Offices of Karpf, Karpf & Cerutti, P.C., an employment discrimination firm. She has litigated claims under a number of federal and state statutes, including Title VII, 1981, the FMLA, ADEA, and ADA, the NJ LAD and the PHRA. She has also litigated wage and hour claims under both state and federal statutes. To date, Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty has been lead and co-counsel on a wide range of employment discrimination cases, taking multiple cases to jury verdict. Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty has also represented clients at the PHRC and EEOC level and in unemployment compensation hearings. She is licensed to practice in the highest courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

While Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty still performs litigation work, she has primarily transitioned to overseeing the intake process firm-wide at Karpf, Karpf, and Cerutti, P.C. She is responsible currently for evaluating cases, filings, and coordination of case assignments with lead trial attorneys in their firm (as well as with their supporting associate counsel). Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty was also designated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2019.

Prior to her career at Karpf, Karpf, and Cerutti, P.C., Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty graduated Cum Laude from Widener University School of Law. During her time at Widener Law, she was a member of the Trial Advocacy Honor Society and placed 1st in the Hugh B. Pearce trial competition. Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty was also the Head of the Issues Committee of the Widener Women's Law Caucus. She gained a wide variety of experience working as an associate intern during and after law school prior to joining Karpf, Karpf & Cerutti, P.C. and as an legal support staff intern with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Widener Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic and at A Woman's Place.

Prior to law school, Mrs. Pilgren-Beatty graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts.

Practice Area
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
ID Number: NJ -032532011
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 311644
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United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
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Professional Experience
Partner
Karpf, Karpf, & Cerutti P.C.
- Current
Education
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
J.D. (2010) | Law
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Honors: Graduated Cum Laude Awarded Most Promising Civil Litigant
Activities: Trial Advocacy Honors Society Head of Issues Committee on Widener Women's Law Caucus
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (2008) | History
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania  # 311644
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Karpf, Karpf, & Cerutti, P.C.
3331 Street Rd., Two Greenwood Sq., Suite 128
Bensalem, PA 19020
Telephone: (267) 249-1057
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