Katherine DeStefano

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Katherine is a litigator who has worked on complex commercial disputes in state and federal court, including matters in the areas of patent law, employment law, Indian law, construction defects, and election law. Her pro bono work has included an immigration appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  After law school, she clerked for two years at the federal district court in Phoenix.  Before joining Coppersmith Brockelman, Katherine practiced commercial litigation at Perkins Coie Brown & Bain.

Clerkships

  • Hon. Susan R. Bolton, U.S. District Court, 2007-2009

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., University of Arizona, 2007, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review; Perry Rogers Scholar; Child Advocacy Clinic, 2006-2007
  • B.A., Harvard University, 2001, magna cum laude, History and Literature
  • Admitted in Arizona, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2010