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Katherine Bandy is an experienced litigation attorney who focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. She has worked in several areas of practice including breach of contract, products liability, deceptive trade practices, and antitrust. Additionally, Katherine is well-versed in the emerging field of e-discovery.  As such, she enjoys the complexity of working with “Big Data,” and is intrigued by issues of privacy and legal privilege.

As a law student, Katherine provided legal services to the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Immigration and Human Rights Policy Clinic, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the North Carolina General Assembly.

Katherine grew up on a college campus surrounded by scientists and international researchers, an experience which led to her self-proclaimed “curiosity toward the world.”  She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Languages from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she studied Government and French.  Katherine speaks French, has completed intensive Russian studies and has also studied Chinese. She is a classically trained violinist, and has lived in France and Taiwan.

Katherine and her family enjoy the great outdoors, and she can often be found running or hiking when the weather is nice. She also likes to bake and prepare French cuisine.





  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2008
    • Honors: Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy
  • B.S., Georgetown University, 1998
    • Honors: Magna Cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa First Honors


  • North Carolina


  • Eastern District of North Carolina