Katherine Storch manages the Strategy and Planning Department at the Democracy Alliance. Previously she was an attorney at Sachs Waldman, P.C., a progressive Detroit firm known for effectively representing labor organizations and their members and for plaintiffs personal injury law litigation. She specialized her pro-bono work with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, focusing on the effects of climate change on the Great Lakes, and served on the City of Detroit’s Green Task Force. While in law school, she clerked at the Free Legal Aid Clinic, assisting indigent Detroit residents in family law matters; was a leader in the student chapter of the American Constitution Society; and founded the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at her university.
Katherine holds a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School, a Masters in European Studies from Jagiellonian University, Krakow, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Michigan. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their rescued dog, a shiba inu named Todd.