Land Use & Planning
Alcoholic Beverage Licensing and Related Enforcement Issues
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2005
Louisiana State University, B.A., cum laude, 2002
Professional Memberships and Associations
Baton Rouge Bar Association (Volunteer Committee)
Louisiana State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys
National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals
Katie Goodson joined the firm in 2005 after receiving her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law School at Louisiana State University that same year. Ms. Goodson graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She works with numerous regulatory and administrative bodies across the state, including the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, the Department of Revenue, Departments of Public Works, and Planning Commissions. Her regulatory work with the ATC encompasses all phases of alcohol and tobacco licensing compliance.
Notable representative matters have included, among others, the following:
Ms. Goodson is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Goodson is a member of First United Methodist Church, where she has served on various councils. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and volunteers with the H.Y.P.E. after-school program and the Early Learning Center. She has also served as the firm coordinator of various Baton Rouge Bar Association programs. She was selected in 2013 by the Baton Rouge Business Report as one of Baton Rouge’s “Top Forty Under 40” community and business leaders, and in 2015 she received the Mary Frey Eaton Community Service Award.