Katherine Katchen Named Among PA Diversity Council’s Most Powerful & Influential Women

(Philadelphia) – Akin Gump litigation partner Katherine Katchen has been recognized as being among the 2014 “Most Powerful & Influential Women of Pennsylvania” by the Pennsylvania Diversity Council.

At its fifth annual Diversity & Leadership Conference, held on September 4, the Council, along with keynote speaker former U. S. Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, recognized “high-ranking female professionals in various industries who exhibit the tenacity it takes to excel in their fields of expertise.”

Pennsylvania Diversity Council founder and CEO Dennis Kennedy stated in a press release, “We are proud to award these noteworthy women with the Most Powerful and Influential Women Award. Their accomplishments blaze a path for the next generation of female leaders.”

Katchen is the hiring partner for the firm’s Philadelphia office and focuses her practice on complex class actions and other commercial litigation.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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