Kate Birenbaum joined BakerRipley in 2017 as its General Counsel and Vice President of Governance. Prior to joining BakerRipley, Ms. Birenbaum practiced law in the Houston area for nearly 25 years, with a focus on employment law. Most recently, she was Senior Counsel at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she practiced employment law for over a decade. While at Seyfarth Shaw Ms. Birenbaum also represented a number of individuals seeking asylum, and served on the firm’s pro bono committee. She was recognized by Texas Monthly Magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the area of “Employment Litigation: Defense” every year from 2012 through 2019.