Katie Renzler’s practice focuses on criminal defense and complex commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Sher Tremonte LLP, Katie was an associate at Selendy & Gay PLLC, where she represented corporate clients on both the plaintiff- and defense-side of litigations in state and federal court, at the trial and appellate levels. Katie also previously worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she represented corporate clients in a range of domestic and international litigation and arbitration matters, as well as internal investigations.
Katie has devoted a significant amount of time to pro bono matters, including with respect to voting rights and criminal defense. She co-authored an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the constitutionality of Delaware’s system of requiring partisan balance on the state’s courts.
Katie received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and Harvard Defenders. As a student attorney, she successfully tried a case under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and during college she led creative arts workshops in the Rhode Island women’s state prison.
Katie clerked for the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Katie is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.