Kathryn Kayali joined Williams & Connolly in 2016 after clerking for Judge Richard G. Taranto of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

Kathryn’s practice is focused on patent litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector, and her experience includes litigation concerning both small-molecule and biologic drugs. She has experience handling pharmaceutical patent cases at every stage of litigation, from complaint through trial.

Kathryn received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 2014, where she served as Submissions Co-Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Before law school, Kathryn graduated cum laude from Yale University with honors in the major of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and then earned her Master’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas. 




"Rising Star," Managing IP, 2021-2023



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