Ms. Bailey's five primary practice areas include civil litigation; employment law; general business law and counseling; commercial real estate; and environmental matters. Her peers have recognized her with the Martindale Hubbell AV® rating and a listing in Washington DC Super Lawyers® magazine as one of DC Metro Area top lawyers for 2008 for Civil Litigation Defense.
Since its inception in 1998, Bailey Law Group has represented a broad client base comprised of individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and multinational corporations with equal interest.
Kathy is recognized for her efficacy as a staunch advocate and principled litigator. In the last 10 years she has served as lead counsel or co-counsel in decisive litigation matters including: Representation of an insured in the only post- 9/11 business interruption claim to survive a motion for summary judgment by the insurance company and recovery of $3 million on an employment contract, among the largest jury verdicts on a contract in federal court in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Along with two of our affiliates, she represented over 200 town residents whose homes were purchased by a utility in the first settlement of its kind; and represented a heliport owner in a 5th Amendment takings claim when the owner was forced to close after 9/11. She has also been part of internal investigations conducted in response to allegations of criminal activity; due diligence for international mergers and acquisitions; and development of corporate compliance programs. Her experience also includes advising a multi-national corporation on a variety of personnel issues involving OFCCP reporting requirements and immigration matters.
Prior to founding Bailey Law Group, Kathy represented a wide range of companies and trade associations at Chadbourne and Parke. She has also represented the chemical manufacturing industry and the automobile manufacturing industry in the legal departments of their respective trade associations. She was a key industry representative in the 1990 Clean Air Act amendments.
Kathy is the President of the 2008 Class of Fellows of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the FBI Citizens' Academy Program, where she is co-chair of the Washington, D.C. Alumni Association Membership Committee. She is co-chair of the Lawyers Committee of the Shakespeare Theatre and has recently been accepted into the Class of 2010 for Leadership Greater Washington. Kathy is certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She is a Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America and was recently recognized by Washington SmartCEO.com’s reader survey as a go-to advisor in civil litigation and transactional law.