Kathryn Bonorchis



Kathryn Bonorchis is a partner in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. offices of Lewis Brisbois and is based in Northern Virginia. She is a member of the General Liability Practice. She works primarily in the areas of insurance defense litigation, with a focus on commercial, construction, architects and engineers, products liability, premises liability and personal injury matters. A substantial part of Kathryn’s career has included construction litigation, including catastrophic construction site accidents that involved serious injuries and death. Kathryn assists in the representation of individuals, institutional and commercial clients. She has been involved in bench and jury trials at the state and federal level, as well as mediations and arbitration hearings. Kathryn is barred in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability
  • National Trial Practice

Additional Experience




District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia

United States District Court for the District of Maryland


Prince William County Bar Association


The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC

Juris Doctor, 2006

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, cum laude, 2000

Legal Experience

Kathryn was a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable William J. Rowan, III (retired) in the Circuit Court of Maryland, Montgomery County.