Kate Cappelmann


Kate Cappelmann is a partner in the Atlanta and Savannah offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability Practice. Kate began her legal career practicing in South Carolina in both the private and public sectors. Though she previously focused on criminal defense, she has tried several cases to verdict as lead counsel and assisted as second chair on several others. As a member of the products liability practice, she is passionate about litigation and enjoys being inside the courtroom. Kate and her Husband live in Beaufort, South Carolina with their daughter and two dogs. They enjoy trips to the beach, hiking, fishing, and cycling.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Georgia
    • South Carolina
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina



South Carolina

U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina


  • Member, South Carolina Bar’s Practice and Procedure Committee, 2021-2022
  • Member, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • South Carolina Bar’s Diversity Committee

Awards & Honors

"Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Best Lawyers, 2022


Samford University

Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2012

University of South Alabama

Bachelor of Arts, English, 2008

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