Katherine has worked hand-in-hand with clients in various capacities to reach their legal goals since 2011. She grew up in the Pacific Northwest and seeks to represent local community interests.
Katherine began working for Smith & Lowney in 2016. She is a passionate advocate for a healthy environment and community, and has worked on matters involving Clean Water Act enforcement, complex civil litigation, and land use. She has also worked with local families, tribes, governments, and businesses to achieve their legal goals.
Prior to working at Smith & Lowney, Katherine studied at the University of Washington School of Law, where she focused her studies on working with local businesses and the environment. As a law student, Katherine held the following positions:
• Extern to Judge John C. Coughenour at the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington;
• Managing Editor with the Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy;
• President of the University of Washington Latino/a Law Student Association; and
• Community Development Liaison for the Environmental Law Society.
Before attending law school, Katherine graduated from Gonzaga University and worked as a legal assistant at a local law firm.
When not at work, Katherine can be found spending time with family, hiking, fishing, and sampling local brews. She speaks Spanish fluently.
Linkedin: Katherine Brennan
Telephone: (206) 860-2883