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Katie Geary (formerly Henderson) is an associate in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. She is a member of the firm’s Class Actions, Labor and Employment, Environmental Litigation and Mass Tort, and Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Groups.
Katie represents clients in a wide range of litigation in federal and state courts. She has represented clients in breach-of-contract, employment, mass tort, and consumer class actions and mass arbitrations, as well as other commercial and business disputes. She has also drafted numerous merits and amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, federal circuit courts, and all levels of the California appellate courts, and has presented oral argument to the Ninth Circuit.
She earned her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2018, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers. While in law school, Katie served as a Literary Citation Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review, an award-winning member of Pepperdine’s National Moot Court Team, and as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Sandra S. Ikuta of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Sociology from Chapman University in 2015.
Katie is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Katie also maintains an active pro bono practice and has experience representing individuals and organizations with Fourth Amendment and other constitutional law related issues.
Pepperdine University - 2018 Juris Doctor
Chapman University - 2015 Bachelor of Arts