How Can I Help You Move Forward?

I take pride in being an active listener. I enjoy speaking with clients about their goals and brainstorming on how to achieve those goals and solve their problems.


Originally from north Alabama, Kate works in the New Orleans office primarily with the firm’s Bankruptcy and Commercial Groups. Kate Clark is an experienced litigator who represents stakeholders in bankruptcy matters as well as commercial litigation. She also has experience in transactional work and can assist business owners in corporate formation, governance, and if needed, sale and dissolution.

Kate represents stakeholders in bankruptcy and commercial litigation context, as well as post-confirmation trustees. She also works on appeals – both at the state and federal level. Kate gained valuable experience through working as an attorney in the Mediation and Judicial Support Office at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for five years.

She is also CIPP/US certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, indicating her ability to advise clients on implementing privacy policy frameworks, data breach notification procedures, and compliance with U.S. state and federal privacy regulations.

Outside the Office

Kate is an avid fly fisherman, and particularly enjoys trout fishing. She also enjoys making tiny paintings about life in the South. She also enjoys collecting art, attending estate sales, and digitizing old 8mm films.  


  • University of East Anglia, LLM, with distinction, 2014
    • Sir Edward Coke full-tuition scholarship; won Best Performance in Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Taught Modules (highest grade school-wide); received the highest grades in Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law; E-Commerce; Issues in Free Speech; and Internet Governance
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 2013
    • Awarded the School of Law scholarship; Dean’s List (every semester); Scholar of Merit Awards (Int’l Intellectual Property Law, Privacy Law); Caruthers Teaching Fellow; Senior Class Vice President
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, B.A., 2009
    • Burch Honors Research Fellow


Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Alabama
  • North Carolina

Court Admissions

  • All Louisiana State Courts
  • U.S District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • All Alabama State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • New Orleans Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Women and Energy Network, Community and Scholarship Chair
  • Judge Jerry A. Brown, Louisiana Bankruptcy American Inn of Court

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Callie V.S. Granade, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Meredith Grabill, U.S. Bankruptcy for the Eastern District of Louisiana