Katie Putnam is a Partner in the St. Louis office at Gordon & Rees specializing in environmental and toxic tort litigation, product liability, and employment law. Serving both as local counsel and as a member of national counsel teams, she defends global corporations, product manufacturers, and employers in high risk litigation in state and federal courts. Ms. Putnam manages all aspects of litigation and assists clients on both a local and national level with trial preparation and strategy.
Ms. Putnam also defends clients against claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistleblower, and workplace violence and provides clients with guidance concerning employment policies and practices. She has been a member of several trial teams and has experience in all phases of litigation. In addition to her work in the courtroom, Ms. Putnam has substantial appellate experience and has authored successful appellate briefs on behalf of her clients in both state and federal appellate courts.
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
The Missouri Bar
Illinois State Bar Association
Boone County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)