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Kate A. Fisher

Case Development


Kate is a Case Development Attorney for the Nichols Kaster’s Civil Rights and Impact Litigation Practice Group. In this role, she investigates new cases and works with other members of the Group to advance litigation.

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Kate formerly served as an Associate Attorney for the firm’s Individual Practice Group, where she represented employees in a wide range of employment-related matters, including but not limited to, allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, and whistleblower claims. In addition to her practice experience, Kate previously worked as a business analyst for a large corporation headquartered in the Twin Cities, as well as an attorney editor for another company.

Admissions & Education

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • J.D. University of St. Thomas School of Law, Cum Laude
  • B.A. College of St. Catherine, Summa Cum Laude

Titles, Awards, & Memberships

  • Adjunct Professor, St. Thomas School of Law Lawyering Skills III, Spring 2019
  • Adjunct Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
    • Employment Law (Hybrid Program), Fall Semester: August 2017 - December 2017.
    • Employment Law (Hybrid Program), Fall Semester: August 2018 - December 2018.
  • Recipient of the MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section Student Award for Employment Law.
  • Recipient of the MSBA Labor & Employment Law Section Student Award for Labor Law.
  • American Bar Association.
  • Minnesota State Bar Association.

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