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Kathryn C. Schultz

Kathryn C. Schultz

Staff Attorney, Animal Law Litigation Clinic


Ms. Kathryn C. Schultz is the Staff Attorney for the Animal Law Litigation Clinic at the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS). Prior to joining CALS, Ms. Schultz was an Assistant District Attorney at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office in New York City. There, after serving in the Domestic Violence Bureau, she joined the Office’s Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Unit, where she investigated and prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes against animals. In that role, Ms. Schultz worked extensively with the Animal Cruelty Investigations Squad of the New York City Police Department and forensic veterinarians from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Ms. Schultz also previously served as Special Assistant Corporation Counsel within the New York City Law Department’s Torts Division, litigating civil lawsuits on behalf of New York City. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law, and she graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University. Ms. Schultz applies her experience to high-impact cases on behalf of animals suffering in the agricultural industry. Ms. Schultz also volunteers with Animal Care Centers of NYC and Puppy Kitty NYC by fostering cats and kittens.