Kate Foran


Kate is an associate at Phillips & Paolicelli. Her practice focuses on birth defects and cancers caused by toxic exposures. She is fluent in Spanish.

Before the formation of Phillips & Paolicelli, Kate was an associate and law clerk at Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP where she worked on cases involving toxic exposure and birth defects. She continues to work on this same class of cases today.

Prior to focusing on toxic exposures and personal injury law, Kate worked as law student intern at the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Law Unit where she worked with staff attorneys to prevent the deportations of a 9/11 first responder, a mother fleeing from an abusive husband, and a DEA collaborator who helped convict the leaders of an international heroin trafficking ring.

Kate received a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School in 2011. She served as Notes Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law and was an active member of the Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.  Kate was a Norlin Scholar at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in History.