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Katherine A. Lawler

Katherine A. Lawler

Katherine A. Lawler is a member of the firm’s Products Liability and Mass Tort Practices. Katherine is a seasoned toxic tort litigator experienced in representing large and small companies in a variety of mass tort and personal injury matters. She has worked as a member of several local and national trial teams, developing effective trial themes and case evaluation strategies. Katherine’s tenacity and persuasive argument skills have contributed to favorable resolution of complex procedural, medical and scientific issues in matters.

Katherine earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame, majoring in marketing and psychology. She earned her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law, where she served as Executive Editor on the Syracuse Science & Technology Law Reporter, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and an advocate for six national trial advocacy teams. She was presented with the Excellence in Advocacy Award by the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and received top honors for trial advocacy skills in her class. Katherine graduated Order of Barristers, and earned a certificate in Family Law & Social Policy. She supplements her practice with pro bono cases in the areas of family and special education law.

Affiliations & Recognition

Professional Involvement

  • Baltimore Ballet: Board Member (2010-present)

  • Baltimore County Bar Association

  • Domestic Violence Center of Howard County: Board Member (2010)

  • Maryland Bar Association

  • National Association of Professional Women: VIP Woman of the Year - Attorneys, Partners and Judges (2013)

  • National Kidney Foundation of Maryland: Event Committee Member (2009-present)

  • Notre Dame Alumni Club of Maryland: Board Member (2010-present); Vice President (2012-2013); President (2013-2014)


  • Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Personal Injury Products: Defense (2013-2017)

  • The Daily Record: Named among Leading Women (September 28, 2012)

  • The Daily Record: Named to the "Very Important Professionals, Successful by 40" (VIP) List (2013)

    Successful by 40




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