Expert Witness

Safe4Athletes’ founder, Katherine Starr, has experience in addressing all forms of abuse in sports and Title IX Concerns.

Katherine has been involved in cases addressing the Standard of Care in the following areas:

    • Sexual Abuse, Sexual Bullying, and Harassment
. (Title IX) Public and Private

    • Sexual Abuse, Sexual Bullying, Harassment, and misconduct
. (Title IX) - Federal case experience

    • Risk Management in Sports:

    • Sexual Harassment and gender-based violence.

    • Sexual Abuse in Educational or Youth-Serving Organizations


    • Complex Athlete emotional abuse - Team and Individual.

In need of an Expert Witness? Review Katherine Starr’s credentials, case involvement below, and contact her to start the discussion.

Current On-Going Case Involvement

(Unable to disclose full details)
A partial list of cases;
  • Doe vs. Earth Treks – Maryland (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Arizona Board of Regents – Arizona (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Hesperia Unified School District – CA (Plaintiff)
  • Doe vs. Regents of the University of California – CA (Defendant)
  • Doe vs. USA Gymnastics (Plaintiff) (Multiple Cases)
  • Doe vs. Pop Warner Little Scholars (Plaintiff) (Multiple Defendants)
  • Doe vs. Torrance School District (Plaintiff) (Multiple Cases)
  • Doe vs. Federal Way School District (Plaintiff)
  • Doe. vs. Blackhills Football Club, Thurston County – Washington
  • Doe vs. San Diego Sports, San Diego, County - California
Please request her C.V for a full list of cases from Katherine directly on her personal website through the link below.

All expert witness work is not affiliated or part of Safe4Athletes

Expert Witness & Consulting.

  • Senator Blumenthal (CT) – Senate Hearings (Advised Staff in preparation for Senate Hearings 2018)
  • Senator Udall (NM) – asked to contribute to senate hearings on sexual abuse in sport (2017)
  • Senator Feinstein Office – Feinstein Sexual Abuse Bill (2017)
  • USA Government Office of Accountability – Youth Sport Campus on College Campus athlete abuse prevention strategies (2015)
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) – Expert on Harassment & Abuse in Sports (2015)
  • University of Utah Athletic Department – Policy Development (2013)
  • European Union – Best Practices for Sexual Abuse Prevention in Sport (2015)
  • Department of Justice - Title IX (2023)

Sports Sexual Abuse and Title IX Expert



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