Katherine A. Button (Kate) manages our Social Security Department. She first joined the Law Firm of Alex Dell in May of 2012 after several years working in the non profit sector, primarily assisting survivors of domestic violence. She holds a B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling from SUNY Albany, receiving numerous awards for her outreach work, and a J.D. from Albany Law School. She first starting handling Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Insurance Claims at the school’s Health Law Clinic, assisting low income individuals with HIV and Cancer appeal their denials before Administrative Law Judges.
Kate has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to helping others, both in her professional life and personal. She has over tens years of experience as a Crisis Hotline volunteer, been a Volunteer Firefighter, taught Faith Formation classes for the Albany Diocese, and served on the Board of Directors for a local homeless shelter.