Portrait of



  • Wellesley College, B.A. political science (2007) cum laude
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (2011)


  • California
Katharine F. Barach, Associate San Francisco
Phone: +1 415.365.7242
275 Battery Street, 23rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-3305

Kate Barach is an associate in Crowell & Moring's San Francisco office, where she practices in the Health Care Group. Kate focuses her practice on litigation matters involving contractual disputes, monopolization claims, and ERISA. She represents businesses, institutional, and managed care clients in all facets of litigation in state and federal courts.

Kate received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2011, where she was an articles editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. While in law school, Kate was a student attorney with the University of Michigan Innocence Clinic representing wrongfully convicted clients in post-appeal proceedings. She received her B.A. in political science, cum laude, from Wellesley College, with a minor in history.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Kate was an associate in the Silicon Valley office of a large international law firm, practicing commercial and intellectual property litigation. She was on the trial team for four high-profile civil litigations in federal court and before the International Trade Commission.


Admitted to practice: California, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • " Managed Care Lawsuit Watch - November 2015," Managed Care Lawsuit Watch (November 4, 2015). Contacts: Arthur N. Lerner, William A. Helvestine, Harsh P. Parikh, Katharine F. Barach, Joe Records, Diana T. Huang, Shannon Barnard, Stephanie D. Willis, Chris Cadena
  • " Managed Care Lawsuit Watch - June 2015," Managed Care Lawsuit Watch (June 8, 2015). Contacts: Arthur N. Lerner, William A. Helvestine, Harsh P. Parikh, Marisa E. Adelson, Katharine F. Barach, Shannon Barnard, Joe Records, Rochelle-Leigh Rosenberg

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