Associate, Kathryn M. Oughton
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Kathryn M. Oughton

Shareholder / Practice Group Leader

Areas Of Practice

Kathryn M. Oughton is a shareholder and Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Property Damage Claims practice area. Kathryn’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on the defense of cases involving first party property claims. Other practice areas include automobile liability, premises liability, wrongful death, and bad faith and coverage issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Oughton worked for a state-wide defense firm where she served as head of the civil litigation department of the Jacksonville office focusing on automobile and trucking negligence, wrongful death, and premises liability.

Ms. Oughton presents seminars, presentations, and testimony on various topics to attorneys, adjusters, and legislators throughout the state.


  • Florida, 2008
  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • Georgia, 2015


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Pennsylvania Bar
  • The Georgia Bar
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Courts (Associate, 2010)
  • Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Jacksonville Association of Defense Counsel

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation, 2024

Alice Thompson

Deborah Hohmann

Amanda Hiltner


  • The ABCs of Property Damage Claims – Webinar, September 2021
  • 5 Hour Law & Ethics Update for Adjusters CE5-620, Speaker, 2019 Florida Liability Claims Conference, Orlando, FL
  • Florida Division of Risk Management Seminars


  • B.A. Messiah College, Cum Laude, 2003
    • Honor Athlete on the Varsity Softball Team
  • J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law, 2008
    • Governor’s Merit Scholarship Recipient, Dean’s List

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.