Sands Anderson Welcomes Employment Attorney Katharine W. Durante

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (October 17, 2022) – Sands Anderson PC today announced Katharine W. Durante has joined the Firm’s Williamsburg office as Counsel. Durante, an employment lawyer, helps companies comply with employment-related laws and regulations. When necessary, she also represents them in state and federal court.

Durante has broad experience in both employment law counseling and civil litigation. Her experience includes counseling employers on workplace safety issues, reviewing employment manuals and workplace protocols to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and counseling employers with respect to a range of contractual issues. She also represents employers in EEOC investigations, employee grievance procedures, and discrimination and wrongful termination claims.

More recently, Durante has focused on COVID-19 and workplace exposure best practices. She regularly advises clients on state and federal public health laws and guidance. Her practice also includes developing defense strategies for employers facing COVID-19 litigation.

“Katharine excels at helping employers identify problem areas and in anticipating and mitigating potential threats in the workplace,” said Firm President Margaret Hardy. “We are delighted to have her join our growing Williamsburg office.”

Durante received her juris doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Her bachelor’s degree is from Princeton University. Durante can be reached at