Katie Kramer graduated from Yale University, cum laude with distinction, with a B.A. in philosophy. After graduating from Yale, Katie then received her J.D. from Stanford Law School. While in law school, she was an editor of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, a member of Women of Stanford Law, and a volunteer for the Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation.
Katie is a seasoned attorney with significant experience in a wide array of areas. Following law school, Katie worked for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett at its New York City headquarters. While there, she worked on numerous high-profile litigation matters, including securities, bankruptcy, insurance, antitrust, and international trade.
Katie clerked for two federal judges: the Honorable Andrew Guilford of the Central District of California and Chief Judge Christina Reiss of the District of Vermont. Subsequently, Katie worked in private practice in Middlebury, Vermont, at Langrock Sperry & Wool LLP, where she handled federal and state litigation matters along with general practice. She gained extensive experience litigating in state and federal court. Katie then launched her own law practice with offices in Vermont and New York City. She has appeared in numerous courts for oral arguments, evidentiary hearings, and trials, and she has prepared and argued many appeals.
- Federal Bar Association, Charter Member of the Vermont Chapter
- Vermont Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association - Member of Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
- Women Owned Law
- Second Circuit Court of Appeals
- Vermont state courts
- U.S. District of Vermont
- New York state courts
- Southern District of New York
- Top Five Appellate Mistakes - and How to Avoid Them, October 9, 2017. Available at www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-five-appellate-mistakes-how-avoid-them-katie-burghardt-kramer/?trackingId=5pDgQoQjWASf6ZpEaC%2FEyg%3D%3D.
- Zen and the Art of a [Brief] Reply, American Bar Association Litigation Journal, Summer 2018.
- U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Attorney’s Fees Sanctions for Litigation Misconduct Must Be Causally Related to the Misconduct, Federal Bar Association SideBAR quarterly publication, Fall 2017. Available at: www.fedbar.org/Image-Library/Sections-and-Divisions/Fed-Lit/SideBAR-Fall-2017.aspx
- Opposing Defense Motions to Exclude Evidence of Grief and Anguish in Wrongful Death Cases, 39 Vermont L. Rev. 4 (2015)
- Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency: What Lawyers Need to Know. Presented by Katie Burghardt Kramer, Vermont Bar Association Tech Day, May 2018.