Kathryn (Katy) Honsberger has been managing legal talent for a decade and brings expertise from her diversified experience across markets, firms and roles. In her current role, as Senior Director of Professional Resources, Katy is responsible for Toronto’s legal talent life cycle and engagement strategy. More specifically, in collaboration with the firm’s national and local leadership teams, Katy focuses on recruitment, integration, performance management, compensation and career advancement for our students and associates. Day to day, Katy strives to holistically support the individual while advancing the firm’s objectives of fostering an inclusive firm environment while delivering innovative client service.
In addition to her time at McCarthy Tétrault, Katy has worked in legal talent management at two other Toronto firms and formerly practised litigation in New York City. She holds a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law and a B.A. (Psychology) from University of Rochester. Katy completed the licensing process in New York, New Jersey and Ontario.
When not working, Katy enjoys spending time with family and friends, running outside, reading the New Yorker and watching NCAA basketball.