Katia Asche enjoys finding creative solutions to clients’ legal challenges. She closely follows the ever-changing landscape of product liability and general litigation, focusing her practice on consumer and industrial product liability defense.

Katia has experience in many different phases of litigation, including settlement negotiation, discovery, motion writing and trial. She also defends various types of premises liability actions. Katia served as co-lead counsel in a multi-million dollar premises liability suit that culminated in a very favorable settlement after successful pre-trial motions, opening statements, and cross-examination of the plaintiff.

Before joining Schiff Hardin, Katia was a judicial intern for the Honorable Harold Baer, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In addition, she was an Appellate Fellow at the Center for Appellate Litigation in New York, where she performed appellate criminal defense work, including an argument before the First Department Appellate Division.

Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

GE Salmon: What’s Really at Steak

In April 2016, we posted about the lawsuit brought by environmental food and safety groups, along with fisherman trade associations, to reverse the FDA’s approval of a genetically engineered (GE) salmon. The complaint alleges that the FDA failed to evaluate how the GE salmon will impact the environment and that the farmed salmon will inevitably... Continue Reading