Kathleen Kirkpatrick concentrates her practice on complex civil litigation, including catastrophic injury cases, employment discrimination, general liability defense, police excessive force and civil rights. Ms. Kirkpatrick has represented individuals with personal injuries as well as Fortune 500 companies, higher education institutions, hospitals, school districts and municipalities in state and federal court proceedings.
While skilled in all aspects of the litigation process, Ms. Kirkpatrick is especially effective in unique areas of procedural practice, which results in a substantive advantage for her clients. Ms. Kirkpatrick calls upon her local knowledge and experience when in the courtroom to help her maintain her winning record. Ms. Kirkpatrick served as a law clerk to the Honorable Howland W. Abramson of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, Major Jury Division. Ms. Kirkpatrick was selected as a “ Rising Star” by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2010 and from 2012-2015. Ms. Kirkpatrick has served as a speaker on various issues involving her legal practice, including employment discrimination and effective litigation strategies and practice.