Katie Coy Galvin is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet, LLP. Her current practice includes representing individuals, corporations, and insurance companies in automotive litigation, construction law, employment practices and other general insurance defense litigation matters.
Katie graduated summa cum laude from Vanguard University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. During her time at Vanguard, Katie interned for the office of United States Congressman John Campbell and studied abroad in the Republic of Ireland at the Institute for Public Administration in Dublin. Subsequently, she received her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law, and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, the top-ranked Alternative Dispute Resolution program in the United States. While at law school, Katie studied abroad in London, UK, as well as volunteered in Pepperdine’s Global Justice Program serving as a judicial extern for the Anti-Corruption Court of Uganda.
Upon graduating law school, Katie worked as a mediator for the Department of Fair Employment and Housing for the State of California, where she focused on resolving a variety of housing, employment, and sexual harassment disputes. Prior to joining Cruser Mitchell, she worked for a number of mid-sized insurance defense firms in Southern California where she gained valuable experience in defending clients in personal injury, construction defect, employment law, workers compensation, and ADA disputes.
In her free time, Katie volunteers at her local community church and enjoys training her mini schnauzer, Mr. Bixby. She also recently served as a volunteer at a Children’s Home in Columbia, for which she organized a wine tasting event to raise money for clothes and soccer balls for the children and much needed funds for a new nursery.
Pepperdine University School of Law
Vanguard University, summa cum laude
Areas of practice, ,
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Central District of California