Katia Asche

Partner and Consumer Products Industry Group Co-Leader
Katia finds creative solutions to clients’ legal challenges, both present and prospective. Her practice spans a wide array of issues affecting product manufacturers; retailers and distributors; the entertainment industry; and property owners, investors, and lessees.
Katia Asche, Partner

Katia has experience in all aspects of litigation and acts as both an advocate for and a trusted adviser to her clients. Katia has served as lead and co-lead counsel on countless multi-million-dollar product liability and premises liability cases, culminating in wins, voluntary dismissals, and favorable resolutions for her clients—both before and after trial. She has also guided clients through regulatory and civil rights agency investigations on the federal, state, and municipal levels. 

Before joining ArentFox Schiff, Katia was a judicial intern for the Honorable Harold Baer, Jr. in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and an Appellate Fellow at the Center for Appellate Litigation in New York. Before becoming a lawyer, Katia was an actor and frequently draws from her theater training and experience in her approach to the law.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

Katia's publications include:

  • "Top 10 Legal Issues for 2024 For the Consumer Products Industry," ArentFox Schiff Alert, March 4, 2024
  • "How COVID Has Changed False Advertising Rules," ArentFox Schiff Alert, March 9, 2021
  • "Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law," Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 2, Winter 2017
  • "Recent Developments in Toxic Tort & Environmental Law," Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, Winter 2016

Katia's presentations include:

  • “Advancement of Women in the Law,” (panelist)   Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, March 28, 2019
  • “When Lawyers Go Rogue: Strategies for Handling Difficult Adversaries,” ABA, Section of Litigation Young Advocates, Discover Yourself: Navigating the First Years of Litigation Practice, Newark, NJ, March 26, 2019

Katia's recognitions include:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers (2024)
  • Industries
  • Languages
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • New York Bar
    • US District Court, Southern District of New York
    • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
  • Education
    Fordham University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude
    Harvard University, MFA
    Dartmouth College, BA, magna cum laude