Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D. 2014) Student Attorney, Prison Legal Assistance Project
  • Princeton University (A.B. Politics, 2011)

Kate Mangels represents companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal matters, including white collar criminal matters. She has experience handling a variety of cases, including federal criminal insider trading trials, civil and criminal government contracting fraud charges, and breach of contract and malpractice arbitration. She has also done pro bono work in education litigation.

Kate was formerly the co-chair of the Southern California Young Lawyers’ Committee of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum and a member of the Western Center on Law & Poverty’s advisory board. Prior to joining the firm, Kate was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. She has worked in the California Attorney General’s Office, as well as various children’s rights groups. Kate received her law degree at Harvard Law School.

  • Former Co-Chair, Southern California Young Lawyers Committee of Women in Law Empowerment Forum
  • Former Advisory Board Member, Western Center on Law & Poverty
  • Law Clerk, Correctional Section, California Attorney General’s Office (2012)

Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D. 2014) Student Attorney, Prison Legal Assistance Project
  • Princeton University (A.B. Politics, 2011)

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August 2, 2022

Kate Mangels Reviews “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley” for Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine

In a recent article featured in the July/August 2022 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Kate Mangels examines John Carreyrou’s book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley...

June 10, 2022

Kate Mangels Speaks to E! News on Appeal Chances for Todd and Julie Chrisley After Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Verdict

In a recent E! News article, Kate Mangels shared her perspective on what we can likely expect for reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley after an Atlanta federal jury...

June 7, 2022

Five KWIKH Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars and Make “Up-and-Coming” Lists for 2022

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KWIKH is pleased to announce that Zachary Elsea, Katherine Kleindienst, Kate Mangels, Allen Secretov, and Nicholas Soltman were named Southern California "Rising Stars" for 2022 by Thomson Reuters’ “Super Lawyers.”...

December 21, 2021

Kate Mangels Shares Insight About Crime Documentary Portrayals of Law and Legal Systems for The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal

Kate Mangles spoke with the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal about crime documentaries and their common portrayals of law and the legal system. ...

August 20, 2021

KWIKH Team Successfully Defends Dodgers Pitcher Trevor Bauer

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KWIKH’s Shawn Holley and Kate Mangels successfully obtained the dissolution of a temporary restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer....

June 8, 2021

Four KWIKH Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars and Make “Up-and-Coming” Lists for 2021

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KWIKH is pleased to announce that Zachary Elsea, Katherine Kleindienst, Kate Mangels, and Nicholas Soltman were named Southern California Rising Stars for 2021 by “Super Lawyers.” Additionally, Zachary, Katherine, and...