Katherine P. Lett

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8340
Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8340
Katherine P. Lett

Katherine P. Lett

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Biography

Kathy Lett joined the Dallas office in 1998. As senior counsel, she focuses her practice on various litigation matters, predominately including pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Her pharmaceutical and medical device litigation practice focuses on the representation of leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies in multi-district products liability litigation.

Katherine is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.


Professional experience

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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1998
BBA, magna cum laude, Texas A&M University, 1995

While attending law school, Kathy was a notes editor of The Review of Litigation. She was also a member of the Legal Research Board, the Board of Advocates and the Order of the Coif. She was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1998. Kathy is also admitted to practice in the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas.

  • Texas State Bar

Recent, significant experience includes:

Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices:

  • Representing leading medical device company in antitrust matter
  • Representing major pharmaceutical company in multiple pharmaceutical economic loss cases including RICO, consumer fraud, consumer protection and subrogation
  • Serving on national team for an international medical device manufacturer in nationwide litigation involving its female pelvic mesh product; involved in team coordination, witness preparation and discovery
  • Serving on national team for leading pharmaceutical company in a large mass tort matter involving its diabetes medication; involved in strategy, discovery, witness preparation and multiple trials  
  • Assisting with successful implementation of national settlement program for leading pharmaceutical company in connection with its contrast agent
  • Assisting in representing medical device manufacturer in multiple commercial disputes
     

Real Estate:

  • Obtained temporary restraining orders, temporary injunctions and receivers for clients in commercial mortgage-backed securities litigation
  • Represented restaurant company in multi-state landlord-tenant disputes
  • Recipient, Global Inclusion Award, Norton Rose Fulbright, 2019
  • "Lemons to lemonade:  Capitalizing on opportunities created by litigation," Women's Life Sciences Summit, October 26, 2017
  • "Medical Tort Implications of Chapter 82 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code," Texas Bar CLE Advanced Medical Torts Course, May 10, 2017
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Vice Chair of Communications - Drug, Device & Biotechnology Committee (2019 to Present) 
  • University of North Texas College of Law - Affiliate Professor
    • Practice Foundations II: Conflict Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration (Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Texas 
    • Board Secretary (2019 to Present)
  • Dallas Office Women Attorneys
    • Co-Chairperson (2018 to Present)
  • Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
    • Elder (2018 to Present)
  • bionorthTx
  • Texas Appleseed Foster Care Study Project