Katherine Brings Capito
Frost Brown Todd LLC
United Bank Building
500 Virginia Street, East, Suite 1100
Charleston, WV 25301
Katie has significant experience handling litigation matters, particularly in the area of labor and employment. Katie’s experience includes handling all facets of litigation, including providing counsel, arguing and drafting motions, managing discovery and conducting trials. Katie represents her clients before state and federal courts, arbitrators, the West Virginia Human Rights Commission, the EEOC, the NLRB, and the DOL. Katie also frequently handles nationwide wage and hour and FLSA class actions.
She works closely with clients, including their in-house counsel and human resource groups, to identify and address existing and potential issues. She advises companies and supervisors on National Labor Relations Act-related issues and handles collective bargaining and labor arbitrations. Katie also drafts employee handbooks, employment policies, non-competes, and non-solicitation agreements.
Katie serves as a mediator in a variety of litigation matters, including employment cases. Her broad litigation experience and history representing both plaintiffs and defendants provides her with a unique and objective perspective that makes her an ideal choice for mediating cases.
Katie also counsels and trains clients and their employees on how to prevent claims. Katie regularly authors and edits papers and articles for national publications and speaks at leading conferences. Katie’s goal is to achieve her client’s goal—whether that is arguing a case through trial or settling a case early to minimize risk.
- Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
- Lead Articles Editor and Staff Writer, Washington and Lee Law Review
- Thomas Damewood Evidence Award
- Roanoke College, B.A., cum laude
Our labor and employment team has a top tier ranking, a proven litigation track record, and a reputation for integrity and competency with our clients as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state civil rights agencies. We counsel some of the nation’s leading companies on employee and union matters, offering guided counsel and aggressive litigation if needed.
From workplace safety and workers’ compensation matters to trade secrets, government contracts and ERISA litigation, we are experienced and equipped to handle any legal challenges that arise within the employment context. Most important, we place client service as our top priority. We approach every engagement with uncompromising professionalism and work collaboratively with our clients to find practical solutions to their employment matters.
Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm with more than 500 lawyers operating in 15 markets across nine states and Washington, D.C. Dedicated to refining the art of client service, we leverage technical, industry and legal knowledge and hands-on experience to serve a diverse client base, from leading multinationals to small, entrepreneurial companies.
Frost Brown Todd offers a deep, talented roster of legal professionals covering commercial transactions and real estate; business and corporate law; environmental; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation; and business succession planning.