Kathryn Lease Simpson

Kathryn Lease Simpson

Shareholder
Harrisburg Office
T: (717) 232-5000
F: (717) 236-1816
E: klsimpson@mette.com
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Ms. Simpson practices Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability Defense, Civil Rights and Employment Law, and Health Law.

Ms. Simpson routinely represents clients in complex commercial litigation and professional liability matters. She is the past co-chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Federal Practice Committee, and a past chair of the Professional Liability Committee. In addition, Ms. Simpson is a member of the PBA House of Delegates.

She is one of the Founding Members and Masters of the William W. Lipsitt Chapter of the American Inn of Court and serves as its vice-president. She is a former governor of Allegheny County's prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers. Ms. Simpson is a frequent speaker and author of Continuing Legal Education course materials for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. She has served as a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Trial Advocacy Program. She has been named in the Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers as one of Pennsylvania's top business litigators and has been a Super Lawyer.

Ms. Simpson is a former chair of a municipal planning commission. Her other community service includes service as a Trustee of the Fredricksen Library in Camp Hill and volunteer work with therapy and service dogs.

PRACTICE AREAS
Litigation
Employment Law
Health Law
Mediation & Arbitration
Personal Injury

ADMISSIONS
Pennsylvania Bar
U.S. District Court:
Western District of PA
Middle District of PA
Eastern District of PA
Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

PROFESSIONAL
Allegheny County Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County

EDUCATION
University of Pittsburgh, J.D.
University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A.
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S.

HARRISBURG OFFICE
3401 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-0950

TOWANDA OFFICE
304 Main Street
Towanda, PA 18848