Kathryn A. Waites
Katie is currently involved in a number of cases against various corporate defendants and is responsible for developing legal theories, conducting legal research, and drafting discovery, pleadings and motions. She works with the BP Oil Spill litigation team to assist individuals and businesses in their efforts to hold BP and other corporate defendants accountable for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She has been representing clients in the Gulf Coast areas since shortly after the disaster occurred and has helped them to pursue litigation and navigate the claims process pursuant to the settlement agreement reached with BP. Additionally, Katie has experience representing consumers, public pension funds, unions, whistleblowers and institutional investors in securities and consumer fraud class actions and shareholder derivative suits and has assisted in the representation of smokers and the families of deceased smokers against tobacco manufacturers in the Engle-progeny litigation pending in Florida state and federal courts.
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