A. Kate Margolis

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  • One Jackson Place
    188 E. Capitol Street
    Suite 400
    Jackson, MS 39201
P: 601.592.9930
F: 601.592.1430
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P: 601.592.9940
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A. Kate Margolis

Counsel
Kate is a commercial litigator experienced in all phases of civil litigation, with particular focus on insurance coverage matters for policyholders. Kate has recently assisted clients in the recovery of insurance proceeds for third-party product liability, personal injury, employment, environmental, and securities claims, as well as for first-party claims involving property damage from natural disasters and other catastrophes.

Kate is a commercial litigator experienced in all phases of civil litigation, with particular focus on insurance coverage matters for policyholders. Kate has recently assisted clients in the recovery of insurance proceeds for third-party product liability, personal injury, employment, environmental, and securities claims, as well as for first-party claims involving property damage from natural disasters and other catastrophes.

Kate also assists utility and telecommunication clients in matters before the Mississippi Public Service Commission, and advises clients regarding protection of trademarks and trade secrets. Kate has maintained an active pro bono practice in family law matters and post-conviction capital defense.

Kate was recently elected to the board of directors of the Capital Area Bar Association, and is currently serving as editor of CABA’s newsletter. She is an officer of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and a member of the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association. She has previously served as a member of the Ethics Committee, Professionalism Committee, and Public Information Committee of the Mississippi Bar, as well as the board of directors of the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyers Division and Jackson Young Lawyers.

Experience

Kate had handled numerous cases involving claims of fraud and professional malpractice.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Mississippi Women Lawyers Association  
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2012-2014
  • Capital Area Bar Association, Editor of the newsletter
  • Federal Bar Association, Mississippi Chapter, Treasurer

You May Not Know

In 2006-07, Kate served as a full time visiting professor of law at the University of Mississippi, teaching courses in civil litigation, legal ethics, remedies and local government law. Prior to law school, Kate worked in the Elections Division of the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office, where she managed lobbyist reporting and conducted elections training.