President, Krause Dispute Resolution
Kate is an arbitrator, mediator, and attorney focused on complex commercial, intellectual property, and construction disputes. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Member of the AAA Commercial, Construction, Large Complex, and Emergency Arbitrator Panels. She is the author and co-author of numerous treaties and articles on arbitration and construction law, including an article on the availability and enforcement of emergency and interim relief in arbitration. She is the author of a forthcoming article in the AAA’s Dispute Resolution Journal on the use of concurrent expert evidence (hot-tubbing) in arbitration, and is a frequent speaker on a variety of issues relating to arbitration.
Kate has been an arbitrator and mediator since 1997, and her practice has included a wide range of domestic and international commercial and intellectual property disputes. She has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver School of Law, and acts as a judge at FDI Moot arbitration competitions.
Kate is a former Assistant Secretary to the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, and is a member of its Steering Committee for the development of Model Rules for Non-Administered Arbitrations. She is also a Past Secretary of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, and a member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation.
Kate’s educational background includes: UCLA School of Law (Law Review Board of Editors) (J.D., 1979); University of Colorado (B.A. Psychology, 1973); London School of Economics (Spring, 1973); Chapman College Semester-at-Sea (Spring, 1972). She is a native English speaker and has some limited working knowledge in French.