Catherine E. van Kampen

Associate
New York

Tel: +1 (212) 554-1407
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Ms. van Kampen’s practice concentrates on settlement administration and the management of class action settlements.  She has extensive experience in complex litigation and litigation management, having overseen attorney teams in many of the firm’s most high-profile cases.  Fluent in Dutch, she has served as lead investigator and led discovery efforts in several actions in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Prior to joining BLB&G, Ms. van Kampen focused on complex litigation related to regulatory, corporate governance and compliance matters in securities fraud, institutional pension fund claims, commercial law and government investigations. She conducted extensive discovery in English and Dutch in cross-border litigation. 

A committed humanitarian, Ms. van Kampen was honored as the 2018 Ambassador Medalist at the New Jersey Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Public Service for her international humanitarian and pro bono work with refugees. The Jefferson Awards, issued by the Jefferson Awards Foundation (founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and awarded annually by state governors to exceptional volunteers) are considered America’s highest honor for public service and volunteerism bestowed upon civilians by the United States Senate. Ms. van Kampen was also honored by her high school alma mater, Stuart Country Day School, in its distinguished Alumnae Gallery for her humanitarian and pro bono efforts on behalf of women and children afflicted by violence and war.

Ms. van Kampen clerked for the Honorable Mary M. McVeigh of the Superior Court of New Jersey where she served as a court-certified mediator. While in law school she was a legal intern at the Immigration Clinic at Seton Hall University School of Law. 

Education

  • Indiana University, 1988, B.A., Political Science
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, 1998, J.D.

Bar Admission:

  • New Jersey

Languages:

  • Dutch
  • German