Katherine Schwieder

Katherine E. Schwieder (Morley)


(804) 864-4842
(804) 421-6251 (fax)

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Katherine Schwieder is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group, where she focuses on medical malpractice defense and other litigation matters.

Katherine’s previous experience includes an internship at a mid-size civil defense firm and as a research assistant for a boutique healthcare law firm. She was also a summer intern for the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

Katherine served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John R. Doyle, III and the Honorable Joseph A. Migliozzi, Jr. of the City of Norfolk Circuit Court. She was a district office summer intern for the Office of U.S. Congressman of the 6th District of Georgia.

In her free time, Katherine enjoys spending time with her husband and Australian Shephard puppy, as well as traveling, reading, and cooking.


Virginia, 2019
U.S. District Court for Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Virginia


J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, 2019
• Articles Editor, University of Richmond Law Review
• Past President, Alternate Dispute Resolution Competition Board
• Secretary and Mental Health Task Force Committee Member, Student Bar Association

B.A., Psychology and Political Science, cum laude, Saint Mary’s College, 2016
• Sister Madeleva Scholarship

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Former Chair of the Young Lawyers Section, 2022 to 2023; Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 2022 to present

Richmond Bar Association, CLE Planning Committee, 2023 to present

Greater Richmond Bar Foundation, Attorney Volunteer

Virginia State Bar Association

Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association

University of Notre Dame Monogram Club


Virginia Super Lawyers Risings Stars, 2024