Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt

Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt: Attorney with Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP
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Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt is a trial lawyer who litigates cases on behalf of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. She also provides risk management services to healthcare entities. Katherine has a strong passion for the medical profession and enjoys engaging with doctors and healthcare providers through her work. She loves to help healthcare providers become more patient-friendly as a way of minimizing potential exposure and threats of lawsuits. When she is not working with her clients, she is a full-time mother and wife who loves to travel....

Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt is a partner in the firm’s Raleigh office. She focuses exclusively in the Medical Malpractice Practice Group, professional negligence and long-term care/nursing home defense, representing health care entities that range from large national hospital chains to individual care providers.

As a trial lawyer, Katherine spends a substantial percentage of her time in court arguing motions and trying cases that revolve around complex medical malpractice claims. In addition to her statewide trial practice, she also serves in a key advisory role to clients, helping them institute risk management policies and procedures to promote compliance with government regulations.

Katherine’s representative clients include hospitals, physicians, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), physical therapists, dental and mental health practitioners, and skilled nursing, long term care, assisted living, and rehabilitation facilities.

Most Recent Posts


Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt Speaks to Durham Tech Nursing Students

Katherine Hilkey-Boyatt, of CSH Law, lectures Durham Tech nursing students on best practices, and minimizing risk of legal exposure following incidents....


CSH Law Attorneys Successfully Defend Tertiary Care Center

Ward and Hilkey-Boyatt were granted summary judgment on behalf of a tertiary care center in a case where the plaintiff had alleged he was discharged from the hospital with acute appendicitis... .

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Cyber Liability & Privacy Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(919) 863-8741  Phone
(919) 863-3478  Fax
Mailing Address:
PO Box 27808, Raleigh, NC 27607
University Attended:
University of North Carolina, B.A., with honors, 1997
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
US District Ct, Eastern Dist. of NC; 2001, North Carolina

Community Involvement

•Wake County Bar Association, Member

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

Raleigh, North Carolina

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