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Katherine M. Smallwood

Associate

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6731
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Katherine Smallwood is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Her practice includes representing employers in class and collective action lawsuits and counseling them on compliance issues.

Ms. Smallwood has experience litigating wage and hour lawsuits, from single-plaintiff cases to complex, large-scale collective actions.  She counsels employers on legal compliance issues including employee classification issues, workplace policies, and pay practices.  In addition to wage and hour work, Ms. Smallwood has defended employers against discrimination claims, including claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Ms. Smallwood has also drafted a number of agreements, such as severance and non-competition agreements. 

Ms. Smallwood is a Board Member for Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE). She attended the University of Florida Law School, where she served as a Research Editor for the Florida Law Review.

Katherine Smallwood is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department and a member of the Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Her practice includes representing employers in class and collective action lawsuits and counseling them on compliance issues.

Ms. Smallwood has experience litigating wage and hour lawsuits, from single-plaintiff cases to complex, large-scale collective actions.  She counsels employers on legal compliance issues including employee classification issues, workplace policies, and pay practices.  In addition to wage and hour work, Ms. Smallwood has defended employers against discrimination claims, including claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Ms. Smallwood has also drafted a number of agreements, such as severance and non-competition agreements. 

Ms. Smallwood is a Board Member for Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE). She attended the University of Florida Law School, where she served as a Research Editor for the Florida Law Review.

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude (2010)
    Research Editor, Florida Law Review

  • M.A., University of Florida (2010)
  • B.A., University of Florida, cum laude (2005)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Florida

Courts

  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association

Publications