M. Katherine Paulus

Associate || Kansas City

Katherine Paulus is an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office, with experience in employment-related disputes in various forums. She defends employers in complex class and collective actions alleging wage and hour violations and discrimination. Katherine also represents employers in actions involving other areas of employment law, such as harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure-to-accommodate, noncompetition and non-solicitation covenants, trade secret and related state and common-law claims.

Ms. Paulus is a native of Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 2007
  • B.A., General Honors, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2005

Admittance to Practice

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Professional Activities

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


  • KS SHRM 9th Annual Employment Law & Employee Benefits Conference On the Hill - "FLSA - New Rules Coming Your Way" - Topeka - February 15, 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - "'FCRA': Employment Law's Newest Four-Letter Word" - Kansas City - October 22, 2015

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