Katherine M. Robinson is an associate attorney with Layser & Freiwald. Ms. Robinson focuses her practice on representing individuals and families who have suffered serious personal injuries in cases involving complex issues of medicine and science. Her practice includes handling claims related to toxic tort exposure, medical malpractice, environmental contamination and other issues.
Ms. Robinson graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. At Carnegie Mellon, Ms. Robinson worked as an undergraduate research advisor for the chemistry department and performed independent research on the levels of carcinogens in packaged food products. Additionally, Ms. Robinson performed clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center analyzing the efficacy of adjunctive analgesic therapies in post‑operative patients.
Ms. Robinson obtained her law degree in 2009 from the Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law. Ms. Robinson attended Drexel as a Presidential Scholar. At Drexel, Ms. Robinson was an active member of the Moot Court Board, received several oral advocacy awards, and served on the Moot Court Executive Committee.
Prior to Joining Layser and Freiwald, Ms. Robinson worked at LyondellBasell Industries in the company’s patent group where she prosecuted a wide range of patents with an emphasis on the development of bio‑fuel technologies.
Ms. Robinson is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of several state and local trial lawyer associations. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Ms. Robinson lives in Philadelphia.