Kate A. Pomeroy

Media Director

D.C.

Kate Pomeroy joined Pacific Legal Foundation in July 2014 as Media Director for PLF’s DC Center and brings with her more than 15 years of online and traditional media experience. As a native Californian, and after graduating from college, Kate headed directly to our nation’s capital to help fight for the principals of economic freedom and limited government and hasn’t looked back once. Before joining PLF, Kate worked for numerous liberty minded organizations, including, Concerned Veterans for America, as Communications Director, where she oversaw the organization’s media and web efforts.  Public Notice as Media Relations Director and Independent Women’s Forum as Vice President of Communications, where her responsibilities covered the communications spectrum, including short and long-term strategies.

Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, as an Account Representative where she had the privilege to work with such clients as J.C. Watts, and Linda Chavez, and The Heritage Foundation where she held numerous positions, including Marketing Manager for Townhall.com, which by the way was the first conservative web community on the web, one of only a handful of political websites and was most known for being the first site to make a major investment in online activism by either side. In 2004, Kate took a hiatus and worked at the Silver Lining Foundation in Aspen, Colo., a camp for children with cancer founded by former tennis champion Andrea Jaeger. It was there where she learned the greatest lesson of all.  The gift of life. An avid Redskins fan, Kate loves to play tennis, enjoys the outdoors, is active in her community, and at any given time has multiple craft projects in the works.  Kate resides in Northern Virginia and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Kate Pomeroy joined Pacific Legal Foundation in July 2014 as Media Director for PLF’s DC Center and brings with her more than 15 years of online and traditional media experience. As a native Californian, and after graduating from college, Kate headed directly to our nation’s capital to help fight for the principals of economic freedom and limited government and hasn’t looked back once. Before joining PLF, Kate worked for numerous liberty minded organizations, including, Concerned Veterans for America, as Communications Director, where she oversaw the organization’s media and web efforts.  Public Notice as Media Relations Director and Independent Women’s Forum as Vice President of Communications, where her responsibilities covered the communications spectrum, including short and long-term strategies.

Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, as an Account Representative where she had the privilege to work with such clients as J.C. Watts, and Linda Chavez, and The Heritage Foundation where she held numerous positions, including Marketing Manager for Townhall.com, which by the way was the first conservative web community on the web, one of only a handful of political websites and was most known for being the first site to make a major investment in online activism by either side. In 2004, Kate took a hiatus and worked at the Silver Lining Foundation in Aspen, Colo., a camp for children with cancer founded by former tennis champion Andrea Jaeger. It was there where she learned the greatest lesson of all.  The gift of life. An avid Redskins fan, Kate loves to play tennis, enjoys the outdoors, is active in her community, and at any given time has multiple craft projects in the works.  Kate resides in Northern Virginia and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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By Kate A. Pomeroy

Michigan’s foreclosure law: Efficient or unfair?

Taylor Popielarz of ABC57 News  (South Bend, IN) aired a terrific segment that questions whether or not Michigan’s foreclosure law is “efficient or unfair” We think you’ll agree the law is unfair even if it allows the government to efficiently take your property it doesn’t deserve

As you will recall, since last year, Christina Martin has been keeping you up to date on Michigan’s unjust, and unconstitutional foreclosure law in Wayside Church v Van Buren County Before PLF took over the direct representation of the victims of this unfair law, including Wayside Church, it filed an amicus brief to support them in the US Court of

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By Kate A. Pomeroy

In the spirit of gratitude … we say, “thank you”

For more than 40 years, Pacific Legal Foundation has been defending the constitution and rescuing liberty from coast to coast But we haven’t done it alone As we finish up Thanksgiving week and the preparations and celebrations fade into memories, we at PLF will continue the spirit of gratitude all-year-round

To our donors and supporters who have enabled us to help people whose voices would not otherwise be heard, thank you We appreciate you more than you can know

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The gavel is down: the High Court is in session

As is its tradition, the Supreme Court began its new Term on the first Monday in October In the weeks leading up to that day, many organizations host “preview” events (especially in Washington, DC) with leading Supreme Court advocates and other legal experts to discuss the most important cases the Court has sctagreed to hear The Supreme Court reporters who attend and sometimes moderate these discussions then provide their own analysis of the upcoming term to their readers Here are some examples of stories from Robert Barnes, Richard Wolf and Lawrence Hurley, but the

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Road to the Supreme Court: PLF’s Todd Gaziano on MSNBC’s “GREENHOUSE” Thursday to talk about Kent and Hawkes

Todd Gaziano, Executive Director of PLF’s DC Center joined Tony Dokoupil, host of MSNBC’s GREENHOUSE to talk about two important environmental cases that PLF hopes the Supreme Court will grant review

[MORE: Clean Water Act case gets another boost in the Supreme Court of the United States]

The cases discussed were Kent Recycling v Corps of Engineers and Hawkes v Corps of Engineers Everyone deserves their day in court and that includes homeowners who have had government agencies make illegal claims of jurisdiction on their private land

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ICYMI: Capitol Hill event on the constitutional limits of the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) and Competitive Enterprise Institute held a joint event on Capitol Hill to discuss the constitutional limits of the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

With US Sen Mike Lee (R-Utah) and US Rep Rob Bishop (R-Utah) providing opening remarks, it was a terrific panel discussion with a standing-room-only crowd The panel included PLF Attorney Jonathan Wood, Senior Staff Attorney for Defenders of Wildlife Jason Rylander, Senior Advisor for Endangered Species, House Natural Resources Committee, Rob Gordon

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Congratulations to PLF's Atlantic Center on their win for free speech

Over the weekend, PLF’s Atlantic Center and our client Scott McLean received great news related to the case PLF filed to overturn a city ordinance that prohibited “for sale” signs in cars parked on public streets The Alexandria City Council unanimously voted to repeal this unconstitutional city ordinance that had been on the books for more than 50 years

The Washington Post reported on this story nicely but for those “outside of the beltway” ABC 7 News reporter Caroline Tucker met up with Scott for his reaction

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