Professional Background and Accomplishments
Kathryn Marshall is an experienced attorney and mediator, handling all aspects of litigation matters with a particular focus on complex litigation. Ms. Marshall represents and counsels the firm’s clients in a variety of contexts with an emphasis on cases involving premises liability, environmental and real estate issues, and breach of contract.
Prior to joining Booth LLP, Ms. Marshall litigated civil actions in state and federal courts in a variety of sectors including government, entertainment, real estate, business, and construction. Ms. Marshall defended the State of California as outside counsel in a successful five-year complex environmental litigation over the cleanup responsibilities for a major Superfund site. Highly respected as a mediator, Ms. Marshall is known for her ability to negotiate innovative settlements in matters ranging from employment disputes to complex multimillion-dollar divisions of property.
In the process of working closely with clients and experts to develop successful case strategies, Ms. Marshall is particularly savvy in researching resources and witnesses, and discovering evidentiary materials in support of each case. Ms. Marshall supervised the design and implementation of several programs integral to mass document screening and photographic storage to handle complex discovery issues. Ms. Marshall routinely advises clients on electronic discovery protocols and preservation.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Marshall was a professional photographer whose published work appeared in Time Magazine, The Smithsonian, and National Geographic. While pursuing her legal studies at Southwestern School of Law, Ms. Marshall became interested in conflict resolution and was certified as a mediator through Pepperdine University.
Ms. Marshall served as Panel Attorney for the California Lawyers for the Arts, and as mediator and teacher for the Institute for Nonviolence Los Angeles Days of Dialog.