Kathryn C. Thornton

Associate

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  • JD, Order of the Coif, The George Washington University Law School, 2016; Member, George Washington Law Review
  • BA, cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 2011

Qualifications

  • Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Supervised by Ropes & Gray LLP partners who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.
  • Virginia, 2016

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Honorable Catherine C. Eagles, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (2016 - 2017)

Kathryn C. Thornton

Associate

Kathryn Thornton joined Ropes & Gray as an associate in 2017. She practices primarily in the firm’s intellectual property litigation group. Kathryn previously clerked for the Honorable Catherine C. Eagles of the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of North Carolina. In law school, she was a member of the George Washington Law Review and served as a Legal Research and Writing Fellow. Before law school, she worked in rights and contracts at the University of North Carolina Press.

Publications

  • Co-author, “Debarment and Discoverability of Internal Audit Reports: The 2016 Dentons 'Gilbert A. Cuneo' Government Contracts Moot Court Competition,” 46 Pub. Cont. L.J. 459 (2017)
  • Co-author, “Moot Court: The Severin Doctrine and the Forfeiture of Fraudulent Claims Act,” 45 Pub. Cont. L.J. 255 (2016)