Experience

Mary Kate Serratelli focuses her practice in governmental law and litigation. Since 2015, Mary Kate has served as assistant general counsel to the Bergen County Improvement Authority (BCIA). In that capacity, Mary Kate played an integral role in the transition of New Jersey’s largest hospital, New Bridge Medical Center, including the procurement of a new hospital operator, negotiation of the lease, as well as various transactions and regulatory approvals to effectuate the transition. Mary Kate also represents various governmental entity clients in connection with internal governance, compliance, and litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm this year, Mary Kate practiced at another NJ firm after completing a clerkship with the Honorable Kathleen M. Delaney, J.S.C. , in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden Vicinage. During law school, Mary Kate represented Duquesne on its National Trial Team, finishing as a National Semi-Finalist at the prestigious Tournament of Champions trial competition. At graduation, Mary Kate was inducted as a member of the Louis L. Manderino Honor Society, for excellence in courtroom advocacy.

While completing her undergraduate degree at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Mary Kate was a four-year letter winner and Senior Captain of the Women’s Basketball team.