Katherine L. Handy

Kate Handy is an associate with Keesal, Young & Logan in its Long Beach office.  Her practice focuses on a broad range of civil litigation matters in the maritime, securities, employment, and mortgage banking industries.

Kate graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2016.  She served as a Literary Citation Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review and as Chair of the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law.  In her role as Chair, Kate moderated a panel at the Drone Entrepreneurship Conference and represented the Palmer Center as a panelist at the Pre-Law Advisors Conference.  While at Pepperdine Law, she also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Neil W. Bason of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California and for the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Kate graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in political science in 2013 where she was named to the Dean’s List.  Prior to transferring to UC Berkeley, Kate attended Wingate University in North Carolina, where she played volleyball for the Bulldogs on athletic and academic scholarships, served as the Financial Vice President for her sorority Alpha Xi Delta, and was named to the President’s List.