Katherine L. Vaughn


  • location icon Denver, CO
    1700 Lincoln Street
    Suite 4000
    Denver, CO 80203

Katherine Vaughn is a partner in the Denver office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Transportation and General Liability Practices. Katherine is an experienced litigation attorney who regularly represents clients in state and federal courts in transportation, general liability, and insurance related disputes. In her transportation practice, Katherine represents motor carriers and their insurers in cargo, property, and personal injury claims. She regularly defends trucking companies in catastrophic injury, brain injury, spine injury, and wrongful death cases. Katherine is a member of the firm's 24/7 rapid response team, and regularly responds to accident scenes and works with experts in the fields of human factors, biodynamics, and accident reconstruction. Beyond her transportation practice, Katherine defends business owners, premises owners, and their insurers against a wide array of personal injury claims.

In addition to her jury trial experience, Katherine represents clients in arbitration, mediation, and pre-suit negotiations. She has successfully briefed and argued numerous dispositive motions in state and federal court.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Colorado
    • Montana
    • Oklahoma
    • Wyoming
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Colorado



Awards & Honors

Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2018


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2008

Oklahoma State University

Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 2005

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