Katherine A. Fillmore

Katherine A. Fillmore: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP
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  • Building 3, Suite 400, 1250 Capital of Texas Highway South, Austin, TX 78746
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•Policy Attorney, Supreme Court of Texas
Benchmark Litigation
•Member of the team selected as nationwide Product Liability Firm of the Year, 2018
•Judicial Law Clerk, Texas First Court of Appeals
•Intern, Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings

In the News

•Butler Snow Attorney Katherine A. Fillmore Elected to Texas Young Lawyers Association Board
•Butler Snow Ranked No. 2 in Lex Machina’s ‘Top Law Firm Report’
•Katie A. Fillmore Joins Butler Snow in Austin, Texas

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Co-Author, The Impact of GDPR on Attorneys and Law Firms in the United States, American Gaming Lawyer, 17-19, Autumn 2018.
•Co-Presenter, “Data Breach Primer,” DRI Young Lawyers Seminar, June 21-23, 2017 Austin, Texas.
•Co-Author, FDA vs. the First Amendment: The Future of the FDA’s Broad Prohibition on Off-Label Promotion After Amarin, RX For The Defense Vol. 23, Issue 4, October 2015.
•Co-Author, Attack on Multiple Fronts in Nutraceutical Marketing: The threat of FTC, FDA and Consumer Class Actions. Food and Drug Law Institute Update, November/December 2013.
•Co-Author, Gray Zone Between FDA and FTC Nutraceutical Regulation, Law360, August 2013.
•Co-Author, The Abuse and Neglect Case: A Practitioner’s Guide, National Association of Counsel for Children, 2009.

Recent Blogs

•Update on the GDPR: Six Months in Effect
•Oh Snap! Federal Circuit Court Recognizes Viability of ‘Snap’ Removal by In-State Defendant
•What is GDPR and how does it impact American businesses?
•Bills, Bills, Bills: Calculation of Past Medical Expenses under Texas Law

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort, Transportation & Specialized Litigation
  • Drug and Device Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Government Relations
  • Appellate and Written Advocacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(737) 802-1804  Phone
(737) 802-1801  Fax
University Attended:
University of Texas, B.S., magna cum laude, Dean's List, 2006
Law School Attended:
Baylor University, J.D., Concentration in Administrative and Regulatory Practice, Dean's List, 2009
Year of First Admission:
Texas: Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western; U.S. District Courts; 2009, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court


Texas Young Lawyers Association

Board of Directors, 2018-2020

Austin Young Lawyers Association

Past President, 2017-2018

President, 2016-2017

President-Elect, 2015-2016

Treasurer, 2014-2015

Secretary, 2013-2014

Board of Directors, 2011-2013

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

DRI State Membership Chair for Texas, 2017-Present

Young Lawyers Steering Committee, 2015-Present

Drug and Medical Device Steering Committee, 2015-Present

Trial Tactics Steering Committee, 2014-Present

State and Local Defense Organization

Co-Chair, 2015-2016

Leadership SBOT

Leadership Class, 2011-2012

Austin Bar Association

Executive Committee, 2015-2017

College of State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Texas

Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2017

Birth Information:
Topeka, Kasas, 1985
Reported Cases:
Experience: Extensive experience developing corporate defense strategies and evaluating complex regulatory and scientific issues.; Defended clients in commercial litigation disputes, including breach of contract and fraud claims.; Experienced in developing eDiscovery search terms and collection protocols, as well as managing eDiscovery review.; Managed cross-border discovery, including complying with international privacy laws.; Experienced in developing and negotiating legislation, including testifying at legislative committee hearings, and proposing, drafting, and analyzing legislation.; Extensive understanding of appellate procedure and drafting appeals.

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