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Katie F. Wollfarth

Katie F. Wollfarth has been practicing law since 2008, representing large and small clients In a variety of litigation matters.  Her experience includes, but is not limited to, toxic tort defense work, medical malpractice defense, administrative law practice, and commercial litigation.  She brings to Lee Futrell & Perles substantial motion practice experience in various Louisiana state courts as well as second chair trial experience and first chair administrative law proceeding experience involving doctor disciplinary matters.  Her reported decisions include and In re Medical Review Panel Claim of Steve A. Halm, 128 So.3d 512 (La. App. 5th Cir. 2013) (affirming grant of exceptions of prescription/peremption on the grounds that continuing tort doctrine did not apply so as to interrupt period of prescription on patient's medical malpractice claim against physicians) and Giovingo v. Dunn, 90 So.3d 1098 (La. App. 5th Cir. 2012) (affirming dismissal of cause of action for medical malpractice on the basis of abandonment).

  • Occupational Exposure and Disease

  • Toxic Tort

  • Product Liability Defense

  • Medical Malpractice Defense

  • Tulane University (B.A. 2005)

  • Loyola University (New Orleans) College of Law (J.D. 2008)

  • Member, Loyola Law Review (2006-08)

  • Casenote/Comment Editor, Loyola Law Review (2007-08)

  • Moot Court (2006-08)

  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Board of Directors (July 2011-present)
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • St. Thomas More Inns of Court
  • Pro Bono – Louisiana Appleseed (August 2009)
  • Junior League New Orleans (2010-14)
  • Young Leadership Council (August 2009-10)
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope – Race Judicata (Planning Committee 2009 race)
Lee, Futrell & Perles, LLP is small enough to provide prompt, personal attention, yet large enough to handle complex, multiparty litigation at every level of the state and federal judiciary. Although we are located in New Orleans, our practice is regional in scope, with lawyers licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Georgia. Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer-review rating—AV®—has been conferred on the firm. Contact Us