Katherine Graham has a diverse litigation practice advising and representing clients in the areas of professional negligence and tort defense, products liability defense, personal injury and wrongful death, commercial and contract litigation, and complex business disputes. Ms. Graham regularly represents hospitals, physicians and other medical professionals, as well as corporations and small businesses. Ms. Graham is admitted to practice in all state courts in North Carolina and the federal court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Ms. Graham received her combined JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law from the Duke University School of Law, where she served on the Mock Trial Board and engaged in significant pro bono efforts on behalf of the North Carolina Innocence Project and Duke’s Guantanamo Defense Clinic. During her time at Duke, Ms. Graham served as a Judicial Extern with the Rwandan Supreme Court and a Prosecutorial Extern at the Rwandan Public Prosecution Authority in Kigali, Rwanda where she focused her work on assisting in the remaining domestic genocide and crimes against humanity cases.
Preceding law school, Ms. Graham received her MSc in Comparative Politics with a specialty in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where her dissertation “Why Sequencing Matters: Peace Versus Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Liberia” received a Distinction.
Ms. Graham is a member of Parker Poe’s Recruiting Committee and Associates Committee.