Yekaterina (Katie) Reyzis is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where her practice focuses on representing and advising companies on labor and employment matters under California and federal law.
Katie represents corporate clients in complex employment litigation, including wage-and-hour class actions, as well as single plaintiff discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims. She has experience in all facets of litigation, including factual investigations, preparing witnesses for depositions, pretrial briefing and motion practice, and mediation proceedings.
She also advises clients regarding compliance with employment laws, including revising employee handbook provisions and various employment agreements, leave of absence issues, requests for accommodations, and employee terminations.
Through her pro bono practice, Katie has offered employment counseling to nonprofit organizations, ensured immigration detainees’ access to legal calls by enforcing a settlement in federal court, and represented multiple clients seeking asylum.
While in law school, Katie participated in Michigan’s Federal Appellate Clinic, through which she argued an appeal before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was also a student attorney in Michigan’s Human Trafficking Clinic, where she successfully represented a foreign national client with obtaining immigration relief under federal law. In addition to her coursework, Katie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Journal of International Law and as an oralist on the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team.
Katie is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
University of Michigan - 2017 Juris Doctor
The George Washington University - 2010 Bachelor of Arts