Attorney Kate A. Jackson serves as Of Counsel at Simmons Hanly Conroy as part of the firm’s prescription opioid litigation team.

Kate is a proud Kansas City native. She represents clients on an individual and class-wide basis in a broad range of legal disputes. Her practice primarily focuses on: class actions, commercial litigation, wage and hour class litigation, workplace discrimination, personal injury and employment contract disputes.

Prior to law school, she studied medieval history and literature at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. During law school, Kate worked in the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law’s Child and Family Services Clinic. As a student attorney in the clinic, she represented families in a variety of matters and earned her Guardian Ad Litem certification. As a second-year student, Kate served as vice president of the Federal Bar Association’s Student Division and as the president of OutLaws, the L.G.B.T. and Allied Law Students group.

Kate currently lives in Leawood, Kansas. In her spare time, Kate volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in Jackson County.

Practice Areas:

  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Harassment and Retaliation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wage and Hour Class Litigation
  • Workplace Discrimination

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri


  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, B.A.