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Phone: 615-869-7450

Katherine Layman


Katherine Layman is an attorney with the firm that focuses her practice on corporate contract drafting, employment law, and probate matters.  

After graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law, Layman spent time working as a Law Clerk for the Honorable C. Clifford Shirley and the Honorable H. Bruce Guyton of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.  During that time, Layman gained an understanding of the federal court system and has continued to hone the skills of research, writing and oral advocacy acquired during her time as a law clerk.  

Katherine later spent three years at a Knoxville firm where she gained experience in employment law and business litigation.  These areas of practice helped Layman transition to her role of Corporate Counsel for a Knoxville business.  There, Layman assisted the business in corporate contract drafting and review as well as employment law.

Layman completed her undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. and honors diploma in Political Science.  During her time at Vanderbilt University, Layman spent a summer in Washington, D.C. interning at the U.S. Capitol Building in the Office of the Senate Majority Leader, Bill Frist.   

She is married to Matt Layman, radiologist with St. Thomas Rutherford and they have two daughters.


Law School: University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2010

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University, B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude

Practice Areas: Employment, Business Law, Corporate Contracts

Admissions: Tennessee