Katherine B. Yoder


District of ColumbiaMaryland


Washington DC

1233 20th Street NW 8th Floor

Washington, DC 20036

Maryland - Baltimore

711 St. Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Practice Areas


Entertainment, Sports & Recreation


Food Retailers & Manufacturers



Premises Liability

Product Liability



Kate is a Partner based in the Washington, D.C. office with over 20 years of experience litigating cases in both state and federal courts.  Kate has successfully represented businesses and individuals in disputes involving premises liability, commercial trucking and transportation, construction/design defects, construction related accidents, products liability, environmental and toxic torts, automobile claims, intentional torts, and general negligence matters.  A portion of her practice is also dedicated to assisting multiple hospital clients with policy issues and guardianship matters.    

Prior to joining the firm, Kate worked for the Honorable Cheryl M. Long of the Superior Court for the District of Columbia.  From 2013-2016, Kate served on the Steering Committee for the Litigation Section of the D.C. Bar (served as co-chair from 2015-2016). 

Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia 
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • The Catholic University of America, J.D., 2000
  • George Washington University, M.S. Forensic Sciences, 1996
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 1992

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association