Kathryn M. Barber Associate

Katie leverages her experience clerking at every level of the federal judiciary to represent clients at all stages of litigation. She previously served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge John B. Owens of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. As a member of the firm’s Business & Securities Litigation and Appeals & Issues groups, she focuses her practice on high-stakes litigation, dispositive motions, and appellate advocacy.

Katie earned her law degree from the University of Virginia, where she served as a notes editor on the managing board of the Virginia Law Review and was honored as a member of the Raven Society and Order of the Coif.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review, 2015
  • University of Virginia, BA, English Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Literature, with Distinction, 2011

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities, 2021

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Co-Author, Domicile Dismantled, Indiana Law Journal, Spring 2017
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