Katie R. Beran

Katie R. Beran

  • Partner
  • Philadelphia
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Katie is a partner in Hausfeld’s Philadelphia office. Her practice focuses on pursuing justice for plaintiffs in antitrust, consumer protection, civil and human rights, and environmental litigation. Katie has represented a diverse array of clients, including cancer patients fighting for access to affordable treatment, municipalities seeking remedies to protect the health and well-being of their residents, and app developers challenging Google’s monopolization of the mobile application marketplace. 

Katie also maintains a robust pro bono practice, where she regularly represents participants in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Supervision to Aid Reentry Program in civil legal matters, and oversees the firm’s pro bono partnerships with several non-profit organizations leading the fight on racial equality and reproductive justice. She previously served as counsel for victims of childhood sexual abuse by Pennsylvania clergy and has engaged in climate change impact litigation.

Katie has received numerous accolades across several practice areas, including being recognized as an On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer in the country by the American Bar Association, a Rising Star in Antitrust Litigation by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, an Energy & Environmental Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, and a Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer by Lawdragon.

At Hausfeld, Katie leads the firm’s business development strategy efforts for the U.S. offices. As Chair of the firm’s U.S. Business Development Strategy Committee, she manages all new case investigations and potential matters. In addition, as a founding member of Hausfeld’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Katie is deeply committed to continually examining and improving all aspects of the firm to ensure a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and dynamic work environment. She is also a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee and Pro Bono Committee. Before joining the firm, Katie served as a federal Law Clerk to the Honorable Gerald A. McHugh in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania during the first two years of Judge McHugh’s tenure on the Bench.