Katherine G. Brady


O: 781-817-4900
D: 617-934-4755


Kate is a principal in the firm’s litigation department. Kate comes to MBM with years of experience in condominium and real estate litigation and recognized expertise in fair housing, affordable housing and the myriad of statutes and regulations which apply.

In her litigation practice, Kate has handled complex transitional litigation including phasing disputes, construction defect claims and related matters. Most recently in her work with the City of Boston Kate was intimately involved with the development of housing policies including drafting and testifying in support of bills that would increase homeownership opportunities for middle income households, incentivize the preservation of naturally occurring affordable housing, prevent family homelessness and enhance tenant protections.


  • ▪ Union College, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude (2002)
    Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

  • ▪ Wake Forest University School of Law, Juris Doctor (2005)


  • ▪ Massachusetts Bar Association

  • ▪ U.S. District Court (Massachusetts)

  • ▪ California Bar Association

  • ▪ Connecticut Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

  • ▪ Real Estate Bar Association (REBA)

  • ▪ California Lawyers Association (CLA)


  • ▪ Guest Interview, City of Boston Offers New Help to Renters, Landlords (BNN) (2018)

  • ▪ Panelist, Tackling Housing Discrimination and Displacement (Second Annual Mayor’s Symposium, Boston Talks About Racism) (2017)

  • ▪ Panelist, Preventing Evictions in Subsidized Housing (Boston Department of Neighborhood Development/MassHousing) (2017)

  • ▪ Quoted, Renter’s Rights Gain Momentum in Boston, (PolicyLink)(2017)

  • ▪ Panelist, Housing Data & Policies in Boston (Suffolk University) (2016)

  • ▪ Lecturer, California & HUD Housing Updates (Legal Services of Northern California) (2015)

  • ▪ Lecturer, Criminal Record History and Fair Housing Issues (Yolo County Annual Fair Housing Conference) (2015)

  • ▪ Lecturer, Reasonable Accommodations for People with Disabilities (Legal Services of Northern California Fair Housing Workshop) (2015)

  • ▪ Lecturer, Fair Housing and Language Access Issues (Bay Area Legal Services) (2015)

  • ▪ Lecturer, Subsidized Housing Basics (National Housing Law Project) (2015)

  • ▪ Compendium Contributor, Housing Rights of Domestic Violence Survivors (National Housing Law Project) (2015)

  • ▪ Expert Contributor, Roadmap to Reentry: A California Legal Guide (Root and Rebound) (2015)

  • ▪ Author and Contributor, Housing Law Bulletin and HUD Housing Programs: Tenant’s Rights (National Housing Law Project, 2014 and 2015)