Katherine F. Froelicher focuses her practice on regulatory issues in the alcohol beverage industry as well as complex civil litigation. As a member of the Firm’s Chambers-ranked Alcohol Regulatory & Distribution Group, Katherine regularly counsels alcohol industry clients on matters relating to the sale and distribution of alcohol beverages, on both the state and federal level. In addition to her work in the alcohol space, Katherine has extensive experience counseling clients on e-discovery and data management issues, anti-trust issues, contract disputes and corporate compliance.
Previously, Katherine consulted for several prominent international law firms, conducting electronic discovery and due diligence reviews. She also served as a government affairs specialist for one of the largest regulated energy conglomerates in the United States, where she focused on renewable energy policy.
While in law school, Katherine was awarded pro bono honors. She studied at the George Washington University Oxford Program in Human Rights Law at Oxford University.
Represented American entrepreneur, Eugene Kashper, in his purchase of Pabst Brewing Company
Assisted in securing a complete defense verdict on behalf of Celanese Corporation, a leading producer of chemicals and fibers, against breach of contract and fraud allegations seeking approximately $4 billion in damages
Representing a major US health care company in connection with investigation regarding alleged violations of False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Act
Represented multiple US hospital systems in defense of qui tam whistleblower litigation involving False Claims Act, Stark laws and Anti-Kickback Statute in federal district court
Leads pro bono initiative working with the American Bar Association's IMPOWR project creating an online encyclopedia focused on the laws of various nations in regards to the rights of women
George Washington University Law School, JD, 2007
London Center for International Studies – University of Kent, MA, 2003