Kitty has over the past 30+ years successfully guided many of the largest employers of middle Tennessee through workers' compensation and employment law issues. She has litigated workers' compensation cases in well over half the 95 counties in the state of Tennessee. She is a  frequent speaker to industry and its insurors on local state, and national levels; and is a guest lecturer on workers’ compensation at the Nashville School of Law and on business ethics at Middle Tennessee State University.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America© (2017-2022)
  • Best Lawyers in America® Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers "Lawyer of the Year" (2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence   

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Guest Lecturer
  • Junior League of Nashville

News & Analysis

Client Presentations & Firm Publications

  • "Everything that counts cannot always be counted."
  • Albert Einstein

Practice Emphasis

  • Workers' Compensation



Nashville School of Law

  • J.D., 1986

University of Tennessee

  • M.A.T., 1979

Vanderbilt University

  • B.S., 1977

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1987
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