Katie Waters is an associate in Arnold & Porter's Labor and Employment group. She joins the group as a graduate from UC Hastings Law.

While at Hastings, she served on the Hastings Law Journal where she published her Note titled "From the Schoolhouse Gate to the Locker Room Door: The Student-Athlete's Constitutional Right to Protest at a Public University Does Not Stop at the Hardwood." As a student, she externed for the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, for the Oakland Athletics In-House Counsel, and for Open Door Legal, a San Francisco Non-Profit.

Prior to law school, she received her Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College while playing on its NCAA Division-III Women's Basketball Team. She earned her degree in Geology and obtained a minor in Spanish Language and Cultural Studies.


  • JD, University of California College of the Law, San Francisco, 2022, magna cum laude
  • BA, Major: Geology; Minor: Spanish Language and Cultural Studies, Colorado College, 2016
  • California

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