Katherine Traverso joined the firm as an associate in January 2017.
Ms. Traverso graduated from Stanford Law School in 2012. During law school, she served as an editor of the Stanford Law Review and the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and participated in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. She also interned at the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Unit, and a plaintiffs-side employment law firm, and volunteered her time with the California Labor Commissioner and East Palo Alto Community Legal Services.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Traverso worked at the ACLU of Southern California as a Stanford Public Interest Fellow and then a Staff Attorney, where she focused on civil rights litigation in federal courts, legislation, and advocacy on behalf of immigrants.
After law school, Ms. Traverso worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Dolly M. Gee of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles and the Honorable Carlos F. Lucero of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver.