Butler Snow attorney Katie A. Fillmore has been awarded the President’s Award of Merit by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA). Fillmore received the award for her work as a member of the 2019-2020 TYLA Board of Directors, specifically serving as chair and leading the association’s social media efforts. Fillmore was also recently re-elected to her position on the Board of Directors for the TYLA for the 2020-2022 term.
Fillmore is a member of Butler Snow’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare group and focuses her practice on the defense of manufacturers in mass tort product liability litigation in both state and federal courts. Fillmore also has experience in product liability litigation, commercial litigation, discovery coordination and eDiscovery and appellate and advanced motions. Prior to private practice, Fillmore clerked for Judge George C. Hanks, Jr. on the Texas First District Court of Appeals in Houston and served as Policy Attorney for the Supreme Court of Texas.
Fillmore has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers® and holds leadership roles in the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Austin Young Lawyers Association and Defense Research Institute. She received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas and her Juris Doctor from Baylor University.