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Katherine C. Bourdon

Associate

Washington, DC Office
202.955.5600

Education and Clerkships

J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2009
Law Clerk, the Honorable Charles E. Erdmann, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2009-2011
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

Washington, DC
Virginia

Katherine C. Bourdon

Katherine Bourdon focuses her practice on the regulatory matters surrounding passenger and freight railroads.  Prior to joining the Firm, Katherine served as an attorney and congressional liaison at the Surface Transportation Board, providing counsel to stakeholders on decisions, governing law, and procedures, as well as managing the written corrrespondence with Congress and assisting with Congressional inquiries. 

Previously, Katherine worked as an infrastructure associate at a national law firm, where she represented rail clients on a variety of regulatory and contract matters.  She also served as a Law Clerk and Staff Attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. 

Representative Experience

Prior to joining the Firm, Katherine:

  • Counseled passenger railroads on contact and regulatory matters
  • Advised members of the public regarding Federal railroad regulatory matters
  • Provided guidance to Federal regulators on railroad industry trends and activities
  • Acted as a Federal government liaison in disputes between freight railroads and railroad shippers

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Education and Clerkships

J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2009
Law Clerk, the Honorable Charles E. Erdmann, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2009-2011
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

Washington, DC
Virginia