Kathryn was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and raised in Rochester, New York. She received her B.A. in Art History from Hofstra University, magna cum laude. She received her B.S. in Nursing from St. John Fisher College where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Kathryn worked as a Critical Care Nurse in a Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital before attending Law School.

Kathryn graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2020, with honors. During law school, Kathryn was the president of UT’s Health Law Society her second and third year and competed with UT’s Health Law Moot Court team.

Since joining Paine, Tarwater, & Bickers, Kathryn has focused her civil litigation practice on complex business litigation, including toxic torts and products liability.

Kathryn is a member of the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Associations, and East Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women. She also volunteers for a local animal rescue organization.

Kathryn enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their adopted dogs.