Katerina Duarte The Art SprinterKATERINA I. DUARTE (formerly Mantzouranis) is the principal attorney and founder of the Law Office of Katerina I. Duarte. Katerina went to law school after studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology, with the goal of establishing a firm that would make law accessible to fashion designers and artists. Having been raised in New York City by an artist and designer, Katerina is passionate about supporting and counseling those in the arts, including those in the fashion industries and culinary arts. Prior to becoming an attorney, she gained more than ten years of work experience in the intense and competitive worlds of NYC nightlife, hospitality and fashion and for these reasons she is intimately familiar with the business and operational challenges her clients face. Throughout her career, Katerina has established a solid reputation as a litigator and general business attorney, representing national retailers, restaurant and nightclub owners, artists, galleries, collectors, authors and designers. She employs alternative dispute resolution whenever possible and has successfully mediated and settled many cases on behalf of her clients.


Katerina I. Duarte: “Considering Other People’s Views, Do Not Compromise Your Own Integrity”





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