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Katharine Rodgers


Katharine Rodgers

New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Katharine Rodgers is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group, and a member of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Law Group. Katharine’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions and other corporations in complex civil litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings, corporate internal investigations, and labor and employment matters before various agencies. Ms. Rodgers also advised on implementation of and compliance with large-scale settlements. She also spent time as a secondee in the labor and employment legal group of a large financial institution.
Ms. Rodgers is a member of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee. Ms. Rodgers also devotes time to pro bono matters. She has represented individuals in applications for asylum, special juvenile immigrant status and uncontested divorce as well as a habeas matter, including a brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Katharine also represented clients in voting rights litigation in North Carolina.

Recent Publications

  • Co-authored the article “Employers’ Guide to Return-to-Work Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak” for Reuters Westlaw (April 2020)
  • Co-recorded the S&C Critical Insights podcast “Return-To-Work Considerations For Employers Following COVID-19” (April 2020)
  • Co-authored the article “Employers’ Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act During the Coronavirus Outbreak” for Reuters (March 2020)


  • Volkswagen AG in its landmark $14.7 billion settlement that resolves civil claims related to 475,000 2.0-liter diesel engine vehicles in the United States.  The resolution was achieved with multiple government agencies, 44 U.S. states, and private plaintiffs.  Also advised Volkswagen on its 3.0-liter class action and regulatory settlements. 
  • JPMorgan Chase and its affiliates in connection with litigation related to residential mortgage-backed securities.