516-227-0700

Kathryn C.
Cole

Commercial Litigation

Partner

Uniondale

T: 516-227-0763

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About Kathryn

Kathryn C. Cole concentrates her practice on complex commercial matters as well as cyber- and data-related issues, with extensive experience representing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in a broad range of litigation, regulatory, and enforcement matters. Katy has litigated complex claims involving contracts, product liability, torts, consumer class actions, and securities class actions and has represented clients before federal agencies and regulatory bodies. She is a founding member of the firm’s e-Discovery Practice Group, which advises clients and law firms on electronic data and cyber-related issues.

Katy is a certified e-discovery specialist (CEDS) and the author of the firm’s All About e-Discovery blog. Her judicial profiles, notes, and legal commentaries can be found in The Federal Lawyer, The Nassau Lawyer, and various law reviews. She has also written several articles for the New York State Bar Association and conducts continuing legal education (CLE) seminars on data, cyber and electronically stored information.

Katy’s legal experience includes positions as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Wesley at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and at the New York State Court of Appeals.

She currently sits on the Office of Court Administration’s (OCA’s) CPLR advisory committee.

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Credentials

Education

  • Colgate University
  • St. John’s University School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • New York State Courts
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
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Affiliations & Appointments

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Past President, EDNY Chapter
  • St. John's University Alumni Association, Secretary, Board of Directors
  • Colgate University President's Club
  • Colgate University Alumni Admissions Committee
  • Legal Innovation 2020, Cowen Group
  • Advisory Committee on New York Civil Practice
  • Chaminade High School, Member of CAPA, Volunteer Judge of Speech and Debate Team
  • Special Commission on the Future of the New York State Courts
  • Energeia Class of 2019
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Articles & Advisories

Dangers of Dilatory Discovery Practice

March 01, 2015

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The Amended FRCP 45: New Rules for Federal Subpoenas

April 14, 2014

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A Summary of the Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

This article appeared in the course materials for the November 13th, 2013 program, “Basic Federal Civil Practice,” presented by the…

November 13, 2013

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Judicial Profile: Hon. Carol Bagley Amon, Chief Judge, Eastern District of New York

May 01, 2013

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The Privatization of Cybercrimes: What Every Company Should Know

October 26, 2012

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When it Comes to Removal, Timing is Everything

January 01, 2012

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The Authority of Magistrate Judges to Impose Rule 11 Sanctions After Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

September 01, 2010

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News

Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services – Kathryn C. Cole

Kathryn “Katy” C. Cole is counsel in Farrell Fritz, P.C.’s commercial litigation practice group and a founding member of the…

August 25, 2016

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Farrell Fritz Launches New eDiscovery Practice Group

June 06, 2014

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Kathryn Carney Cole Recognized by St. John’s University School of Law

Kathryn Carney Cole was featured in St. John’s University School of Law’s Alumni “Success Story” column. Click here to read…

October 27, 2010

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Kathryn Carney Cole Interview: Shorter Commute, Complex Work Entices Lawyers to LI

Please click on the link to read the May 21, 2009 article entitled, “Shorter Commute, Complex Work Entices Lawyers to…

May 21, 2009

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LI People on the Move: Kathryn Carney Cole Named Commercial Litigation Associate at Farrell Fritz

March 30, 2009

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Kathryn Carney Cole Joins Farrell Fritz

March 27, 2009

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JLNS: Kathryn Carney Cole Joins Farrell Fritz as a Commercial Litigation Associate

March 26, 2009

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Press Releases

30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Leading Lawyers in Their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 13, 2018

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31 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 31 attorneys selected to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 20, 2017

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Katy Cole of Farrell Fritz Earns Prestigious Certified E-Discovery Specialists (CEDS) Certification

Katy Cole is among the select group of e-discovery professionals to pass the rigorous four-hour Certified E-Discovery Specialists (CEDS) certification…

April 07, 2017

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Farrell Fritz Partner Katy Cole to Receive a 2017 “Outstanding Woman in Law” Award

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Hofstra Law has selected Katy Cole to receive an “Outstanding Woman in Law”…

March 06, 2017

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Farrell Fritz Promotes Five Attorneys in its Uniondale Office

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce the promotions of Kathryn (Katy) Carney Cole, David (Dave) M. Curry, Kristina M. Wesch…

January 04, 2017

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 21, 2016

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Farrell Fritz Attorneys to Receive Long Island Business News’ 2015 “Leadership in Law” Awards

Farrell Fritz warmly congratulates John P. McEntee, Kathryn (Katy) Carney Cole and Jaclene (Jackie) D’Agostino on being selected to receive…

October 15, 2015

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys selected to the 2015 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 16, 2015

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Farrell Fritz Launches its Tenth Blog: All About eDiscovery

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that it has launched its tenth blog, All About eDiscovery (http://www.allaboutediscovery.com).  The blog is…

March 13, 2015

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Kathryn Carney Cole to Receive Long Island Business News’ 2015 “40 Under 40” Award

Kathryn (Katy) Carney Cole, counsel in Farrell Fritz’s commercial litigation department, has been selected by Long Island Business News as…

December 04, 2014

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30 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2014 Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz had a combined total of 30 attorneys named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers and New York…

September 23, 2014

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Kathryn Carney Cole Installed as First Female President of the Federal Bar Association’s Eastern District of New York (E.D.N.Y.) Chapter

Kathryn Carney Cole was recently installed as the first female President of the Federal Bar Association’s E.D.N.Y. Chapter.  Ms. Cole…

October 18, 2013

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Farrell Fritz Promotes Four Attorneys to Counsel

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce the promotions of Kathryn C. Cole, David M. Curry, Frank T. Santoro and Aaron…

January 11, 2013

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Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers in their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz congratulates ten partners and one counsel on being selected for the 2012 New York Super Lawyers – Metro…

October 11, 2012

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Three Farrell Fritz Attorneys and One Paralegal to Receive LIBN’s Inaugural “Leadership in Law”

Farrell Fritz congratulates Charles Strain, Senator J. Kemp Hannon, Kathryn Carney Cole and Rena Dellis on being selected to receive…

November 10, 2011

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Kathryn Carney Cole Joins Farrell Fritz as a Commercial Litigation Associate

March 19, 2009

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Recognition

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AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell

Peer Review Rating

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Hofstra Law

2017 Outstanding Women in Law

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Long Island Business News

2015 Leadership in Law

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Long Island Business News

2015 "40 Under 40" Award

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Long Island Business News

2016 "Who's Who in Women in Professional Services"

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Super Lawyers

New York Metro (Business Litigation) 2018; New York Rising Stars—Metro List (Business Litigation) 2012–2017

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St. John's University School of Law

Featured Alumna, Prepare, Lead, Serve, October 2010

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JD Supra

2018 Readers' Choice Award: All About eDiscovery blog

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Community Work

Katy regularly participates in triathlons and marathons for the Rose Curth Cancer Foundation and the Lead the Way Fund, of which she is also a volunteer and contributor.