Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C. welcomes Katherine Krems to the firm as an Associate. At KCNF, Krems will represent employees in discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower retaliation cases. Her goal is to use the intersection of law and policy to achieve a more equitable and just society.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Katherine to our team,” said Elaine Fitch, KCNF Managing Partner. “Katherine’s experience, particularly representing whistleblowers, will enhance our capabilities to assist our clients with the most sensitive and complex employment law matters.”
Krems’ focus has been advocating for whistleblowers who face retaliation and promoting gender equity in the workplace through the elimination of discrimination based on gender, pregnancy and related conditions, and LGBTQ+ status.
Prior to joining KCNF, Krems was an associate at a boutique employment law firm in the DC-metro area where she focused on whistleblower claims. She also worked on a congressional staff, where she focused on strengthening legal protections for the rights of workers, women, and marginalized groups.
Krems received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, where she was senior articles editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal, a student attorney with Rising for Justice, and an intern at the D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She received her M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and her B.A. from Wesleyan University. She is admitted to the Bar in Maryland and the District of Columbia.