Podcast Episode 69: Katherine Califa, Partner

15 October 2021 Foley Career Perspectives Blog
Author(s): Katherine P. Califa Alexis P. Robertson

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Katherine Califa. Katy is a partner and intellectual property lawyer. A key focus of her practice is counseling clients regarding the selection, registration and enforcement of brands and other intellectual property assets in the United States and abroad. In this discussion, Katy reflects on growing-up in Silver Spring, MD, attending Wellesley College and Stanford Law School. During the discussion, Katy shares how she picked Foley and decided on her practice. She also reflects on her experience as a women of color in a large law firms and shares how cultural differences impacted her journey.  Finally, Katy gives wonderful advice on the importance of the client’s interests serving as your North Star.  Listen to the full discussion below.   

Katherine's Profile: 

  • Title:  Partner
  • Foley Office:  Washington, D.C.
  • Practice Area: Intellectual Property
  • Hometown: Silver Springs, MD
  • College: Wellesley College
  • Law School:  Stanford Law School


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