Kate Harmon, an associate in the Firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office, concentrates her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation, entity formation, non-profit representation, insurance coverage disputes, compliance and intellectual property.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Harmon managed the mass tort litigation docket for the Wilmington office of a regional defense firm and has extensive experience litigating in Delaware’s various state and federal Courts from case inception through trial. She is familiar with the formation of various types of entities and local licensing requirements relating thereto. Kate has a broad range of litigation experience, including: products liability, construction defect, post-confirmation of bankruptcy trusts, insurance coverage disputes, contract disputes and execution of and collection on judgments. She has presented on numerous topics including all phases of litigation and various theories of liability at events hosted by Perrin Conferences and the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
Kate earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and Masters degrees in Social Services and Law & Social Policy from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. She has served as a Child Advocate Social Worker with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, representing children in the Philadelphia child welfare system. While in law school, Ms. Harmon served as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Jane Brady of the Delaware Superior Court and to the Honorable Aida Waserstein of the Delaware Family Court. Kate also represented a number of individuals pursuing claims after the enactment of Delaware’s Child Victims Act in 2007. She earned her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2009.
Ms. Harmon is admitted to the bar of the State of Delaware and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court.
Ms. Harmon is a lifelong resident of Delaware and lives in Wilmington with her husband and daughter.