Kathryn Canale

Kathryn Canale

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Kathryn Canale

Kathryn (Kamil) Canale is an AV- Preeminent peer-rated attorney with a broad background of experience upon which to draw. She provides advice and counsel and litigates employment cases. She is known for her creative solutions to legal problems and for being an aggressive litigator for her utilization of procedural and substantive motions to resolve litigation in her client’s favor. She specializes in handling complex liability and damages issues and cases with exposure in excess of a million dollars.

In addition, Ms. Canale is one of the co-hosts of the “Three B’s on the Law” Podcast which focuses on legal and business issues facing companies today.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business and Contracts
  • Employment – Employer side
  • Public Entity

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Director of Continuing Legal Education, Bradley, Gmelich & Wellerstein LLP
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, Advocacy Committee
  • Paws for Life K9 Rescue, Inc. – Board of Directors
  • Streetlights, Inc. – Board of Directors
  • NAWBO LA – Board of Directors 2020-2021
  • ASIS International – American Security for Industrial Security
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Speaking Engagements

  • ASIS New Laws and Employment Update, 2018
  • ASIS Active Shooter, 2015, 2017
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, “The Reptile Method,” 2017
  • “Reptile is a Two-Way Street” – MCLE Provided 2016, Updated 2018
  • ASIS Employment Update, 2019
  • “Business and Employment Consideration In a COVID-19 World – An Overview of What You Need to Know”, 2020
  • “Returning to Your (New) Workplace Normal” – National Association of Women Business Owners (National), 2020
  • “How to Evaluate Medical and Billing Records in a Personal Injury Lawsuit” – MCLE, 2021
  • “What Employers Must Know About EPSL & FMLA in 2021” HR Lunch Break Series, April 2021

Publications and Press

  • ASIS Show Daily, September 29, 2015 “Active Shooter”
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense of Brown v. Marshalls of California, LLC, 2017
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense of Colpitts v. American International Industries, Inc., et al., 2017
  • ASIS Show Daily, September 29, 2015 “Active Shooter”
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense verdict of Brown v. Marshalls of California, LLC, 2017
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense verdict of Colpitts v. American International Industries, Inc., et al., 2017
  • “What Happens When COVID-19 Affects Your Ability To Meet Contractual Obligations?,” Bradley & Gmelich Legal Update, April 8, 2020
  • “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Became An Attorney,” Authority Magazine, July 7, 2020
  • Featured in “Biggest Lessons Small Business Owners Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic” (Contribution #95, “Prepare for Disaster”), Carolroth.com, 2020
  • “Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel: 5 Reasons To Be Hopeful During This Corona Crisis,” Authority Magazine, August 20, 2020
  • “How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Affect Businesses in the Long Term,” The Recorder, February 9, 2021
  • Featured in Business.com’s article on “Do Your Employees Have freedom of Speech at Work?”, 2021
  • Featured in Business.com’s article on “What Is the EEOC and the EEO Form?”, 2021

Awards/Honors

  • AV-Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Education

  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., University of Evansville, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, All Courts, 1997
  • United States Supreme Court

Courts

  • California, All Courts – 1998
  • United States District Court- Admitted to the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts
  • United States Supreme Court

Hobbies:

  • Running (okay, jogging) with USA Marathon Training
  • Hiking with my dogs