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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2013, Kansas Law Review, Articles Editor; Rice Scholar; CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Lawyering Skills I, Professional Responsibility
    • B.A., University of Kansas, 2009, with highest distinction; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2014
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2014
Katharine Sangha is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals in an efficient and effective manner. Katharine is an associate in the Litigation Department, focusing on labor and employment law. Katharine works with clients to address and resolve employment claims, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and whistleblower claims under state and federal law, before administrative agencies and through litigation. Katharine also works with employers to identify and avoid potential claims, advising clients on navigating the personnel problems Human Resources professionals encounter on a daily basis. Katharine also works with clients to devise effective Employee Handbook policies and procedures and counsels clients on Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance.       

Katharine honed her problem solving and critical thinking skills at the University of Kansas School of Law where she was an articles editor for the Kansas Law Review. In law school, Katharine focused on gaining the knowledge required to more effectively serve as an advocate in the litigation process, earning an Advocacy Certificate. Additionally, Katharine served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge John W. Lungstrum, United States District Court, District of Kansas. Prior to law school, Katharine earned her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Kansas.
  • Katharine worked to enforce an arbitration agreement entered into between all physicians employed by a regional medical group operating medical clinics in Washington state.  The arbitration agreement, challenged as unconscionable, was found valid and enforceable by the Washington Court of Appeals.
  • Katharine obtained a dismissal of claims brought against an employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in the federal District of Kansas, avoiding protracted litigation and saving the client employer time and money.
  • Katharine has assisted in obtaining favorable settlements for clients facing employment claims brought under federal and state law, including, but not limited to, claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Missouri Human Rights Act, the Missouri Minimum Wage Law, and the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act.
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