Ms Dalton has extensive experience in industrial, employment and discrimination/equal opportunity law.
She has advised clients in construction, transport, banking and finance, labour hire, professional services and information technology
"Kathy has previously provided employment advice to a number of DLA Piper clients," said DLA Piper managing partner in Australia, John Weber.
"[Her] appointment is another strategic addition to the firm.”
Ms Dalton said, “I'm looking forward to demonstrating the benefits of engaging with DLA Piper."