Katharine Lester Mowery

Associate

302.651.7623
302.498.7701 (fax)
mowery@rlf.com

Katharine Mowery focuses on litigation in a variety of areas, including intellectual property, products liability, trade secrets, and complex commercial disputes in Delaware's state and federal courts.  A member of the firm’s Litigation Department, Kate is active in the Federal Bar Association and the Rodney Inns of Court.

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Katharine Mowery focuses on litigation in a variety of areas, including intellectual property, products liability, trade secrets, and complex commercial disputes in Delaware's state and federal courts.  A member of the firm’s Litigation Department, Kate is active in the Federal Bar Association and the Rodney Inns of Court. 

Kate has assisted the District Court of Delaware with implementing its new High School Fellowship Program, which provides an opportunity for students to work in chambers with District Court judges.  She also completed the Delaware District Court’s Federal Trial Practice Seminar.

 

In law school, Kate was an editor of the Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.  She served as an intern for the civil division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.  Prior to joining the firm, Kate clerked in the Superior Court of Delaware, covering a full docket of cases in the Complex Commercial Litigation Division.

Publications

  • "Delaware's Business Courts: The Complementary Nature of the Court of Chancery and the Superior Court's Complex Commercial Litigation Division," Delaware State Bar Association, May 2014   View >
  • “The Affects of Apprendi v. New Jersey on the Use of DNA Evidence at Sentencing – Can DNA Alone Convict of Unadjudicated Prior Acts?” Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 2010

    Leadership

    • Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter, Younger Lawyers Chair, Civics Committee Co-Chair
    • Rodney Inn of Court, Executive Committee
    • Wilmington Friends School, Alumni Board
    • Junior League of Wilmington, Vice President of Membership

    Education

    • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, Calhoun Bond University Service Award, 2011
    • B.A., Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude, Omnicrom Delta Kappa, 2006

    Admitted to Practice

    • Delaware, 2011
    • United States District Court, District of Delaware, 2012
    • United States Court of Appeals Third Circuit, 2014

    Clerkships

    • The Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III, Superior Court of Delaware, 2011-2012

    Pro Bono Activities

    • District of Delaware, Federal Civil Panel

    Practices

    • Intellectual Property
    • Litigation

    Clerkships

    • The Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III, Superior Court of Delaware, 2011-2012

    Education

    • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, Calhoun Bond University Service Award, 2011
    • B.A., Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude, Omnicrom Delta Kappa, 2006

    Publications

    • "Delaware's Business Courts: The Complementary Nature of the Court of Chancery and the Superior Court's Complex Commercial Litigation Division," Delaware State Bar Association, May 2014   View >
    • “The Affects of Apprendi v. New Jersey on the Use of DNA Evidence at Sentencing – Can DNA Alone Convict of Unadjudicated Prior Acts?” Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 2010

      Leadership

      • Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter, Younger Lawyers Chair, Civics Committee Co-Chair
      • Rodney Inn of Court, Executive Committee
      • Wilmington Friends School, Alumni Board
      • Junior League of Wilmington, Vice President of Membership