Paula Kates

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Paula is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation group in the New York office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and bankruptcy litigation matters. Paula maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on criminal appeals, education funding, and a class action on behalf of impoverished debtors against the City of Ferguson, Missouri.

Paula received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she served on the board of the NYU Journal of International Law & Politics, and participated in a clinic with the Federal Defenders of New York.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
Juris Doctor
New York University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts
International Relations
Tufts University
Languages
English
French
Russian

Experience