Katherine M. Harwood

Partner

Ms. Harwood, a successful and versatile trial attorney, focuses her practice on large exposure toxic tort, products liability, personal injury, professional liability, and general liability cases. Her experience also includes: copyright infringement, civil rights violations, defamation, business litigation and class actions. Ms. Harwood has successfully arbitrated and tried matters, successfully represented professionals in Board hearings, and mediated dozens of cases to successful resolution for her clients. Whether working with a Fortune 500 company or a small business, Ms. Harwood’s clients have come to rely on her keen litigation experience and strategic counsel in effectively evaluating their legal matters. Knowing that each case has an optimal result, whether through summary judgment, reasonable settlement, dismissal or trial, Ms. Harwood focuses on her clients’ needs to rapidly assess and efficiently achieve that result. Passionate about her work, Ms. Harwood is dedicated to meeting the needs of her clients and working diligently to achieve optimal results for all her client’s legal challenges.

Areas of Practice

Casualty Defense
Appellate
Professional Liability Defense
Business Litigation
Product Liability Defense
Premises Liability
Environmental Torts
Catastrophic Injury Cases

Bar Admissions

California, 2003

Education

Graduate of Loyola Law School
Undergraduate of the University of California, Graduated with honors from UC, Santa Barbara