For more than fourteen years, Katharine Manning served as the Justice Department’s expert on victim issues, shaping the Department’s policy and training prosecutors, law enforcement, and victim assistance personnel on the law’s requirements and the Department’s mandates. She has advised on cases involving all forms of federal crime involving victims, including identity theft, environmental crimes, human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic violence, child exploitation, securities fraud, health care fraud, and mass casualty/terrorism.
As a litigator with the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop, Ms. Manning handled complex civil matters including class actions, reinsurance, and media cases. She has worked as an advocate for domestic violence and sexual assault victims, and at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Family Violence and Sex Crime Unit.
Ms. Manning combines the wisdom and empathy of a trained victim advocate with strong legal skills and unmatched experience in the federal victim legal arena. Now she provides assistance to institutions facing sensitive and complex issues involving claims of trauma and victimization, through internal investigation, training, and consultation.