Kathleen was born in Syracuse, New York. She attended St. Bonaventure University and graduated with a B.A. degree in Political Science. She attended law school at Loyola University. After law school, Kathleen was awarded a Fellowship to teach law at Loyola. Subsequent to her Fellowship, Kathleen earned an LL.M. in International Business Law from University of the Pacific. Kathleen’s LL.M. program included one semester of study in Salzburg, Austria coupled with a law firm internship in Sydney, Australia.
After moving back to the U.S., Kathleen practiced commercial litigation in Chicago for six years. Kathleen next relocated to Atlanta to continue practicing law with Cozen O’Connor, a U.S. law firm with over 500 attorneys. Two years later, in 2005, Kathleen was elected as a Member of Cozen O’Connor. In December 2006, she joined GE Energy in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first role with GE was General Counsel for Power Services within GE Energy Services.
Kathleen was promoted in 2010 to Executive General Counsel for Power Generation Services. Following GE’s acquisition of Alstom Power, Kathleen’s current role is Executive General Counsel for Power Services, North America. Kathleen leads Power Legal Diversity and Inclusion and continues to be based in Atlanta.