Katie Dysart is an experienced commercial litigator who focuses on the defense of companies including financial institutions in a wide variety of trial and appellate cases and arbitrations. Ms. Dysart offers clients a broad range of business litigation experience with a focus on consumer-related litigation and class action defense, including the representation of mortgage lenders, servicers and investors in bankruptcy, default and other contested litigation and REO of single-family and multi-family residential properties as well as commercial properties. Ms. Dysart also devotes a significant portion of her practice to general trial practice and appellate work. She is experienced in labor and employment issues, including the defense of nationwide collective actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition, Ms. Dysart has extensive experience defending, counseling and advising foreign and domestic insurers on first- and third-party coverage issues relating to various claims under the laws of multiple states.