Katherine S. Knouff


Kathie is well-respected for being able to understand her client’s goals and then develop a specific plan of action to achieve them. An aggressive advocate for her clients and one of the Firm’s senior associates, she has been selected years 2014-15-16-17 to Ohio Super Lawyers List of Rising Stars in the field of construction law. Kathie’s practice focuses on providing business counsel, litigation strategy and trial capabilities to insurance companies, large corporations, construction companies, small companies and individuals. She is an experienced advocate in dispute resolution, whether jury trial, bench trial, arbitration or mediation.

Kathie is a resident of Stow, Ohio where she resides with her two children, miniature dachshund and Maine Coon kitty. During her free time, she loves to hike the metro parks with her girls… she’s always up for an adventure. Kathie is also the Cheer mom … she enjoys traveling with her girls who compete nationally in the world of competitive cheerleading.

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Education & Memberships

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, cum laude, 2009
    Journal of Law and Health
    Cleveland Marshall Moot Court
  • B.A., Cleveland State University, summa cum laude, 2005
    Psi Chi Honor Society in Psychology
    Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society in Sociology

Ohio State Bar Association
Akron Bar Association
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association
National Association of Women in Construction

Ohio, 2009
United States District Court Northern District

Awards & Recognitions

  • Selected as a Ohio Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in Construction Law 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

Contact Info

Katherine S. Knouff, Associate

520 S. Main Street, Suite 2551
Akron, Ohio 44311