Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2005
Louisiana State University, B.A., 2002
Professional Memberships and Associations
Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association (Volunteer Committee)
Defense Research Institute
National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys
Katie Goodson joined the firm in 2005 after receiving her Juris Doctorate 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. Her primary areas of practice include regulatory matters, insurance defense, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation. 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. She is a member of the National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys.
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. She is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. Ms. Goodson is a member of First United Methodist Church, where has served on various councils. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Advisory Committee to BREC, and she volunteers with Woman’s Hospital, the Early Learning Center, and Susan G. Komen. She has also served as the firm coordinator of various Baton Rouge Bar Association programs.