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Katherine Manning is an associate in the Firm’s litigation section. She focuses her practice on insurance claims and coverage litigation, as well as commercial litigation.

Prior to joining the Firm, Katherine’s practice primarily focused on commercial and consumer finance litigation. Katherine has represented companies in breach of contract disputes, as well as banks and lenders facing consumer finance claims in litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Katherine also has experience with class action litigation and has assisted clients with responding to extensive discovery and e-discovery requests and successfully defending against putative class action claims.

Katherine earned her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 2015. While at Vanderbilt, Katherine was the traveling team captain for Vanderbilt’s Mock Trial Team and an Associate Justice on the Moot Court Board. Katherine also served as an Executive Authorities Editor on the VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW. Katherine earned her bachelor’s degree at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, where she majored in International Studies and Spanish.

Katherine and her husband, Alan, live in Birmingham. In her free time, Katherine enjoys gardening, cooking, and taking long walks with her husband and their dog.


  • Alabama State Bar, 2015


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2015
  • B.A., Rhodes College, 2012

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Civic and Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Junior League of Birmingham
  • Chi Omega Fraternity, Omicron Lambda Chapter, Advisory Board

Publications and Presentations

  • What’s in a Name? How the Definition of “Automatic Telephone Dialing System” and Ever-Changing Technology Required Supreme Court Intervention, 44 J. Trial Advoc. 293 (Spring, 2021)


  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch: Commercial Litigation since 2021, Litigation – Banking and Finance since 2022, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants since 2022
  • Named Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” Business Litigation (2020-2021), Civil Litigation: Defense (2022-2023)