Kate Ferlic

 

Kate Ferlic is an attorney practicing in the areas of civil and business litigation, civil rights, catastrophic injury / wrongful death, constitutional law (election and first amendment), class actions and professional license defense. Her practice takes her throughout the state of New Mexico and all over the United States.

Kate is deeply committed to a client-centered law practice. She is motivated by the belief that the law is powerful tool for change, whether it be exposing misconduct and corruption or enforcing a client’s rights. She also believes law can be transformative for the client in achieving a client’s goals or resolving disputes. Kate aims to empower the client and maximize recovery and / or results by lending her unique skill set to any issue. She is a skilled negotiator and tenacious advocate.

Prior to founding Egolf + Ferlic + Harwood, Kate served as special counsel to Governor Bill Richardson during his administration. She also has worked as a lawyer for the New Mexico Legislature and as General Counsel of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, the New Mexico Film Office and Spaceport America. She brings her prior experience as a facilitator, policy advocate and journalist to her practice.

Education

Georgetown University (B.A. 1999)
University of New Mexico (J.D. 2006)
Bar Admissions
State Bar of New Mexico
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Memberships and Awards

New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
Business Leader, New Mexico Community Foundation Fund for Women and Girls
ACLU Board of Directors (2004-2010)
Task Force Member, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program
Award for Excellence in International and Comparative Law
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Law School
Super Lawyer recognition for her work as a civil litigator