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Mary Kate represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, education, manufacturing, and real estate.

She has experience in all stages of litigation, including fact investigations, initial pleadings, discovery, depositions, and trial strategy. Mary Kate focuses her practice on the defense of medical malpractice claims and the defense of commercial claims, including contract disputes and business torts on behalf of pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.

Mary Kate also has an active pro bono practice. Since joining the firm, Mary Kate has assisted in helping non-profit organizations achieve tax-exempt status. Prior to joining the firm, Mary Kate represented low-income families, victims of domestic violence, and indigent clients at Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry. She continues representation of these clients through the firm’s relationships with Catholic Legal Assistance Ministries and Grace Hill Settlement House.

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  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Dean's List
    • Dean's Scholar
    • St. Louis University Law Student of the Year, 2016-2017
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal; Editor of the Year, 2016-2017; Law Journal Comment of the Year, 2015-2016
    • Honor Council, Chairperson
    • Phi Delta Phi Honor Society, Vice President
    • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
    • Teaching Fellow
    • Legal Research and Writing, Teaching Assistant
  • B.A., Rhodes College
    • History, minor in Religious Studies
    • cum laude
    • Dean's List
    • NCAA All-American
    • Presidential Fellowship
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association


The Hon. Kurt S. Odenwald, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, 2016

  • Obtained a defense verdict after a week-long jury trial on behalf of The Kansas City Southern Railway Company in a case brought under the Federal Employers' Liability Act.
Community Leadership
  • Oldenburg for Alderman, Research Assistant
  • St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association
  • St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church Parish