Kathryn W. Munson





Kathryn W. Munson initially joined the firm as an Associate in 2014 and returned to the firm in 2016 after completing a federal clerkship with the Honorable Sul Ozerden of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Ms. Munson graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from Tulane University Law School, where she was the Senior Notes and Comments editor of the Tulane Law Review; a member of the Moot Court Board and chair of the 2014 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition; and was a Senior Fellow in the Legal Research and Writing program. While in law school, she was awarded the Charles Janvier II and Class of 2000 Awards for her contributions to the Tulane Law Review and won the American Bar Association Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee's Annual Student Writing Competition in 2013 for her article on vessel status, which was published in the Committee's newsletter. Ms. Munson received CALI awards for the highest grade in Advanced Legal Research and Vessel Documentation and Finance.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Munson graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University in two and a half years with a B.A. in English, and earned an M.A. in Library Science from the University of South Florida.


Comment. "Why Don't You Do Right? Corporate Fiduciary Law and the Self-Critical Analysis Privilege" 88 TUL. L. REV 651 (2014).

"Beyond French Doors: Applying and Extending the Lozman Reasonable Observer Test to Vessels and their Appurtenances" ABA ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW COMMITTEE NEWS (Summer 2013).