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Katherine B.Kohn


Focus Areas

  • Presenter, “Pension Plans Need Love, Too!” Thompson Hine SECURE 2.0 Deep Dive Webinar, September 2023
  • Panelist, “Working With the PBGC,” CCA Annual Meeting, October 19, 2022
  • “Controlled Group and Successor Liability for Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls,” February 9, 2022
  • Panelist, “A Practical Guide to Dealing with PBGC Issues,” CCA Annual Meeting, October 27, 2021
  • “A Challenge to Actuarial Assumptions in Defined Benefit Plans,” September 23, 2020
  • “Furloughs and Layoffs: Pension and Health Plan Issues and Other Critical Legal Implications,” July 30, 2020
  • “Controlled Group Liability and Successor Employer Rules after PBGC v. Findlay Industries Inc.,” March 4, 2020
  • Panelist, “ERISA Litigation and Enforcement Trends,” CCA Annual Meeting, October 29, 2019
  • Received a 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Pro bono representation of immigrants


  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • College of William and Mary, B.A., 2006,

    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
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