Katherine Myers, Partner at
Katherine Myers

Katherine Myers is a founding partner of Edelman, Liesen & Myers L.L.P. She focuses her practice on employment law. Ms. Myers has represented hundreds of clients in a variety of employment-related claims, including claims of discrimination due to race, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexual harassment, and disability.  She has also litigated numerous claims involving employment contract disputes, non-competition agreements, whistleblowing and other public policy protections, as well as wage and hour and other pay disputes.  Ms. Myers also advises employers in helping to create a discrimination-free workplace.  She is committed to protecting employees from injustice and discrimination in the workplace.

Ms. Myers graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Kansas with an emphasis in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, and has spent time studying in Cairo, Egypt.

Ms. Myers is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Association of Women Lawyers, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and KC Legal. She serves on the Missouri Trial Lawyers Care Committee, as well as the Young Lawyers Section Committee for the Missouri Bar. She is also a volunteer for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (where she serves on the Young Friends of Art Committee) and Jackson County CASA.  She has  served as a mentor at Gordon Parks Elementary School and as a volunteer for the Missouri Innocence Project.

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 2012
Kansas, 2013
Western District of Missouri, 2012
District of Kansas, 2013


B.A. Political Science, The University of Kansas;
Juris Doctor, cum laude, The University of Missouri-Kansas City

Community Involvement:

Jackson County CASA (Volunteer)
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Young Friends of Art Council)
Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council (Prisoner Education Committee)
Gordon Parks Elementary School (mentor)
Association of Women Lawyers
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Missouri Trial Lawyers Care Committee)
KC Legal


Awards and Recognition:

Martindale-Hubbel AV Preeminent Rating
Women’s Justice Award-Litigation Distinction (2019) - Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Up and Coming Award-Law Firm Leader Distinction (2016) - Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Super Lawyers-Rising Stars - 2014-2021
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