Senior Associate

Catherine L. Deter



6A Liberty Street
Suite 200
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
P (949) 757-4500
F (949) 757-4550

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Catherine Deter is a senior associate in WSHB’s Orange County office. Her practice focuses on complex construction defect litigation, professional liability, habitability and catastrophic injury matters. She enjoys employing strategy in her law and motion practice, with the goal of posturing cases for successful dispositive motions and early resolution. Catherine comes from a hospitality background and excels in client communication and service.

Throughout her career, Catherine has represented some of the largest professional design firms in the world, top industry leaders, individuals, professionals, and corporations. Catherine’s ability to effectively communicate with clients from all backgrounds is key to her successful development of litigation strategy. Catherine’s practice also includes a variety of high exposure personal injury cases, wrongful death actions, intellectual property disputes, and business transactions.

Catherine is a graduate of Whittier Law School and earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Writing, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.


Whittier Law School (J.D., 2013)

Universite De Toulouse, France (Intellectual Property Certificate, 2012)

University of Texas, Austin (B.A., 2010)

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