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Kathleen M. Howard


"Standing up for your clients by using the law as a tool for success is a great part of working in litigation. I enjoy creatively problem-solving to help them reach their specific goals."


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, civil litigation concentration, magna cum laude, Order of the Woolsack, 2018

B.A., Political Science, International Studies and Legal Studies, Saint Louis University, summa cum laude, 2012


Kathleen Howard defends clients in business litigation matters, bringing her knowledge of the court system and evidentiary rules to assist in a wide variety of disputes. She handles all stages of litigation preparation for companies in a range of industries, including financial services and energy. She has assisted in class action litigation, as well as disputes related to trade secrets and noncompete agreements.  

Kathleen served as a faculty fellow for torts evidence and trial advocacy at Saint Louis University School of Law, giving her a strong background in evidentiary rules and federal and civil procedure. During law school, she also was a summer associate at Greensfelder and interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis, where she assisted in research and drafting in areas including civil litigation and white-collar crime.

She also previously worked as a legal assistant in the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office, handling an array of trial preparation and trial assistance work and gaining significant knowledge of the court system.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Inns of Court
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Community/Civic Activities

  • Gateway Pet Guardians Young Professionals
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Robert G. Dowd Appellate Advocacy Award, first place
  • Academic Excellence Awards in Evidence, Expert Evidence Seminar, Civil Procedure II, Business Associations, Constitutional Law II, Criminal Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2024


Representative Matters

  • Obtained temporary, preliminary and permanent injunctive relief for multiple large financial institutions.
  • Frequently aid large oil companies in marketing and advertising advice.
  • Represented a client in jury trial as part of the Missouri Coalition to the Right to Counsel.
  • Assisted multiple large corporations in every stage of class action litigation.

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • "Effective Motion Practice" webinar
    Law Library Association of St. Louis, October 13, 2021

Blog Posts

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