Katherine A. Crowley

Katherine A. Crowley

Katherine A. Crowley


Katherine A. Crowley


Katie practices with the firm’s nationally recognized mass-tort defense group. Her practice centers on the defense of asbestos personal-injury cases. Katie serves as coordinating counsel for defendants for discovery and related pretrial matters for asbestos litigation throughout the state of Michigan. In addition to defending claims in Michigan, Katie spends much of her time assisting in the defense of asbestos personal-injury cases nationwide. She focuses on developing discovery and deposition strategies for her clients.

Practice Areas


  • Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2004)
  • Calvin College (B.A. 1999)
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Professional Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • American Defense Trial Counsel
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Oakland | Women’s Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers of America®
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2020-2021)
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants (2021)
  • Super Lawyers™
    • Rising Star (2014, 2017)
  • Served as Note and Comment Editor on Law Review while attending Michigan State University College of Law
Publications & Speaking Engagements

Katie has spoken to numerous client, carrier and counsel groups regarding deposition preparation and strategy, job site research, client-specific and product-specific exposure allegations, and other discovery-related topics in asbestos litigation.

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