Kathy Conklin
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Education

  • Tulane University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1983)
  • Louisiana State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1980)

Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Chambers USA Louisiana / Labor & Employment (Employee Benefits & Compensation)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law), 2005–2020
  • Best Lawyers® New Orleans Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2015, 2019
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers (Employee Benefits/ERISA, Employment & Labor), 2008–2018
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers "Top 25: Women Louisiana Super Lawyers," 2012
  • "Top Lawyer: Employee Benefits Law," New Orleans Magazine, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • New Orleans CityBusiness "Ones to Watch" 2018
  • New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law, 2020

Affiliations

Professional

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Employee Benefits Planners
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • The New Orleans Bar Association
  • New Orleans Estate Planning Council

Certifications

Certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization in the fields of Tax Law (1991) and Estate Planning and Administration (1997)

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Outside the Office

Kathy is a co-founder and member of Krewe of Muses, the first all-female Mardi Gras krewe to parade at night in uptown New Orleans.