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Kathryn Mims is a litigation associate in the Firm’s DC office. Ms. Mims’ practice focuses on antitrust and commercial litigation.
Ms. Mims has also been supportive of the Firm's commitment to pro bono service; she has helped criminally convicted clients appeal unfair sentences and recently defended an indigent client in a white collar trial for campaign finance violations.
Ms. Mims began her White & Case career in the Firm's New York office as an associate in the Firm’s Global Disputes Practice Group.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Mims was a Fellow with the Office of the Federal Public Defender in the Eastern District of Virginia, where she defended indigent clients in criminal matters ranging from drug offenses to international terrorism and piracy.
During law school, Ms. Mims served on the Virginia Law and Business Review and was a Presiding Justice of the Moot Court Board.
Ms. Mims represents clients in a variety of antitrust disputes before state and federal courts, including advising pharmaceutical clients on alleged Sherman Act violations such as anticompetitive ‘reverse payment’ and 'product hopping' schemes.
Ms. Mims also has significant experience representing corporate and individual clients in commercial disputes. Ms. Mims has defended nationwide class actions involving allegations of fraud, violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO") and violations of state consumer protection acts, handling these matters through the Multidistrict Litigation ("MDL") process and achieving a favourable global settlement. She has represented individual clients in substantial banking fraud allegations, and she advises financial institution clients on a variety of banking and bank regulatory disputes.