Before joining Morrow and Sheppard LLP, Katrina spent years working at non-profits as a public interest lawyer, fighting for people who could not afford it. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Katrina won a prestigious fellowship to fight for immigrant and refugee children in Texas. While there, she recognized her love for litigation. She also clerked for the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II to sharpen her writing skills.
While at Harvard, she was recognized with several public interest awards. In the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, she won a defensive asylum case in Immigration Court. The case was of legal importance and a steppingstone for her clinic’s First Circuit win. She also led several projects as a Board Member for the Harvard Human Rights Project, where she helped write the Free Syrian Army’s new constitution, fought for Eritrean refugees, and spent a semester abroad in Israel. She summered at a civil rights firm where she worked in important litigation suing police and prisons that severely injured people.
In college, she pursued a degree in International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C, where she had won a full-merit scholarship. She spent a semester abroad in Kenya and Tanzania. After college, she worked at humanitarian aid and refugee organizations and a litigation firm.
Katrina joined Morrow and Sheppard LLP because believes it is vitally important to hold companies accountable for wrongdoing. She brings her strong public interest background and tenacity for fighting for the underdog, along with her top-quality legal expertise to the firm’s high-dollar cases. As a Puerto Rican woman, she is gifted at working with the firm’s Spanish-speaking clients.
In her free time, Katrina volunteers in healthcare and disability justice, union organizing, racial justice, climate change, and homeless initiatives. She is also an accomplished musician. She spends her free time playing music, doing yoga, hiking, and spending time with her husband and dog.