Katie F. Wollfarth

Phone: 504-585-7500
Fax: 504-585-7775
Email: kwollfarth@leakeandersson.com

2008, Louisiana; 2008, United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana

Casualty || Insurance || Medical Malpractice || Toxic Tort || Transportation

J. D.,  2008 Loyola University New Orleans;
B.A., 2005 Tulane University New Orleans

Katie Wollfarth is a partner in the New Orleans office of Leake & Andersson LLP.  Her civil litigation practice focuses on the defense of transportation, casualty, and insurance claims.   She also has an extensive background in medical malpractice, medical board administrative procedure, and toxic tort defense.

Katie is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana.  She is currently a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, and the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.  She was previously a board member for the Young Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association.

Katie received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University in New Orleans and then obtained her juris doctorate from Loyola University New Orleans – College of Law.  While in law school, Katie was a member of the Law Review Board, as a comment/case note editor and was a member of the First Amendment Moot Court Team (Vanderbilt University) and the Intellectual Privacy Law Moot Court Team (John Marshall Law School), placing second and first, respectively at those competitions.  She also received numerous scholarships, awards, and memberships, including the Order of the Barristers and the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.

Katie developed a keen interest in litigation finance companies.  She has also investigated medical providers and the legitimacy and/or illegitimacy of the billed medical services.

Presentations include: “Third Party Litigation Funding,” presented on November 2019; December 2019 and January 2020.

Recently, Katie co-authored “Medico-Legal Funding:  The Winners and Losers,”  The Transportation lawyer, October 2020, Volume 22, Number 2.