Katherine G. McWherter is an associate practicing in the Litigation Department of Lewis Rice. Kate's general litigation practice centers on complex commercial litigation. In law school, Kate served as editor-in-chief for the Saint Louis University Law Journal. Prior to law school, she worked as a litigation clerk and paralegal.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2019)
    • Editor-in-Chief, Saint Louis University Law Journal
    • President, Business Law Association
    • Academic Excellence Awards in Criminal Law, Wills and Trusts, Remedies, Federal Courts, Workers' Compensation, and Business Associations
    • Order of the Woolsack
  • Truman State University (B.A., 2010)
    • English
    • National Merit Scholar
    • Tutor, Department of Spanish
  • Webster University (Paralegal Certificate, 2013)

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2017, 2018)
  • Paralegal and file manager, Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC (2014 - 2016)
  • Paralegal, Thompson Coburn, LLP (2013 - 2014)
  • Litigation clerk, Thompson Coburn, LLP (2012 - 2013)


  • Missouri Bar