Kate S. Holding is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. She assists school districts and other public agencies with issues related to labor and employment, litigation, and general governance.
Ms. Holding is experienced in employee layoffs and dismissals, constitutional issues involving students and employees, charter school oversight and litigation, and Public Records Act requests and responses. Ms. Holding also regularly assists clients with preparation for and issues surrounding administrative hearings or appearances in civil court.
Ms. Holding earned her J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law, where she was on the board of the King Hall Negotiations Team and a regional semifinalist in the ABA Client Counseling Competition. She also served as the Articles Selection Editor for the Business Law Journal. She earned her B.A. with a double major in Political Science and Sociology, with a minor in History, from the University of California, San Diego. Ms. Holding has received certification through ATIXA as a participant in Level 1 and Level 3 ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Trainings.