Kathleen O'Donnell Wyatt
Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney
Kate Wyatt is a trial attorney who handles companies’ products liability litigation, toxic tort litigation, construction defect litigation, premises litigation and business litigation in state and federal courts. Kate prides herself on representing companies that range from the Fortune 100 to small family owned companies.
For more than a decade, Kate has worked to defend products liability and premises liability actions as both local and national counsel in state and federal courts in a multitude of jurisdictions. Kate’s practice has included the defense of complex toxic tort cases including talc matters, asbestos matters, and benzene matters. In that capacity, she has worked to craft a nationwide defense, streamline the discovery process, and has prepared lay witnesses, corporate witnesses and expert witnesses, including medical experts, industrial hygienists, and intellectual property experts.
Kate also routinely defends cases brought against construction companies, contractors, building products manufacturers, suppliers, engineers, and architects involving both commercial and residential properties. Her experience includes defending construction defect cases involving water intrusion, mold, drainage issues, roofing defects, and structural problems. Kate has also defended fire and explosion cases.
Kate’s technical knowledge including intellectual property issues, science and medicine enables her to adeptly handle the most complex of cases and to provide clients with an excellent foundation to craft creative and effective litigation solutions. Kate has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in the area of Civil Litigation each year from 2013-2018.