Kate Aufses

New York

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Kate prosecutes securities fraud, corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation out of the firm’s New York office. She is currently a member of the teams prosecuting securities class actions against Facebook, Inc., Frontier Communications Corporation and Volkswagen AG – which recently resulted in a recovery of $48 million for Volkswagen investors, among others.  

In addition to her direct litigation responsibilities, Kate is also a member of the firm’s Global Securities and Litigation Monitoring Team, which monitors global equities traded in non-U.S. jurisdictions on prospective and pending international securities matters, and provides critical analysis of options to recover losses incurred on securities purchased in non-U.S. markets. 

Prior to joining the firm, Kate was an associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed, where she worked on complex commercial litigation. Prior to graduating law school, she also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein.


  • University of Michigan Law School, 2015, J.D., Managing Symposium Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform
  • University of Cambridge, 2010, MPhil, History of Art
  • University of Cambridge, 2009, MPhil, American Literature
  • Kenyon College, 2008, B.A., magna cum laude, English

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court Southern District of New York Bankruptcy (17)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (20)