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Kathryn Elaine Barnett

Kathryn Elaine Barnett

Morgan & Morgan
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Consumer Law
  • Tennessee
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Summary

Kathryn is the Managing Partner of Morgan & Morgan’s Nashville office, which was named one of 2015’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers. She grew up in North Carolina and graduated from Davidson College, with Honors, in 1989. Kathryn graduated from Vanderbilt School of Law in 1992, where she achieved the highest grade in the class in Torts I and Jurisprudence. Kathryn has been taking on insurance companies and big business for nearly twenty years. In 2013, Kathryn represented a family at trial against two multi-billion dollar corporations in a wrongful death case, winning a $26 million jury verdict. In 2010, Kathryn represented an entrepreneur wronged by its former partner, winning an $8 million arbitration award against the wrongdoer. She served as lead trial counsel in two class action trials in the Multi-District Litigation lawsuit arising from the mishandling of remains at Tri-State Crematory. These cases settled well into both trials, for combined judgments of over $120 million. Kathryn also served as lead counsel in a class action against the Georgia Farm Bureau regarding insurance coverage, which resulted in an $18 million settlement. In addition to these examples, Kathryn has won for her clients many other verdicts and settlements that exceed $1 million.

Education
Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1992)
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Davidson College
B.A. (1988) | Philosophy
Honors: with honors
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Awards
Nashville Lawyers in Charge
Nashville Post
Nashville Product Liability Litigation Plaintiffs' "Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America
Top 100 Tennessee Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 50 Women Mid-South Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Nashville's Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
Finalist
Lawdragon
Best of the Bar
Nashville Business Journal
150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee
Business Tennessee
2006-2009
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 015361
Member
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Nashville Bar Foundation
Current
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American Association of Trial Lawyers
Current
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American Association for Justice
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennesee
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennesee
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
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U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
Current
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Harry Phillips American Inn of Courts
Member, Executive Committee
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Tennessee Association for Justice
Vice President for the Middle Section, Treasurer, Executive Committee, Secretary, Chair (COntinuing Education Committee, Board of Governors
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Tennessee Judicial Conference
Bench/Bar Committee Chair
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Nashville Bar Association
Board Member, First Vice President
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Nashville Lawyer's Association for Women
President, President-elect, Director, Treasurer, Nomination Committee, Board Member
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Tennessee Justice Center, Inc.
Board of Directors
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Tennessee Metropolitan Board of Equalization – Davidson County
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Consumer Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kathryn E. Barnett's Profile
Website
Morgan & Morgan Personal Injury Law Firm - Nashville, TN office
Contact & Map
Morgan & Morgan
810 Broadway Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37203
USA
Telephone: (615) 490-0944