Mary-Kate focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, commercial litigation, intellectual property and patent litigation, and white collar defense.
Before joining Larson, Mary-Kate was an associate at a prominent litigation firm, where she represented clients in both federal and state courts, and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). She handled a diverse array of legal matters, including patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, unfair competition, and First Amendment claims.
During law school, Mary-Kate clerked for a litigation firm in Chicago, where she wrote briefs on contractual disputes related to COVID-19. She also interned with the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office where she drafted protocols for juveniles who violated parole, and with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York where she wrote dispositive motions in criminal cases and appellate briefs on evidentiary issues. She also served as a staff editor on the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy.
Outside of her law practice, Mary-Kate is an avid runner and road trip enthusiast.
Higher Education Honors and Achievements
- Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Staff Editor
- Notre Dame University Law School, Dean’s Circle Fellow
- University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
- Duke University, B.A.