Katherine Goettel

Adjunct Faculty Member

Kate Goettel is the Legal Director of Litigation at the American Immigration Council, where she leads impact litigation focusing on unlawful detention, the laws surrounding immigrant youth, interior enforcement, and family separation. Kate has practiced in nearly 40 federal district courts, eight courts of appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2019, Kate received the NGO Lawyer of the Year award from the Federal Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section.

For Professor Goettel's full bio visit the American Immigration Council's webpage.

Katherine Goettel
JD, University of Iowa