(New Orleans, LA). WSHB, a leading law firm renowned for its nationwide presence and comprehensive legal solutions, is pleased to announce the Kathryn Trew has joined the partnership. Trew, based in the New Orleans office of WSHB, enjoys national acclaim for her results handling a wide array of litigation throughout the State of Louisiana and beyond.

Trew is a highly successful attorney with an impressive track record and joins WSHB with unwavering dedication to her clients and a wealth of experience handling complex litigation. Her experience spans all facets of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, medical malpractice, and premises issues. Her tireless representation of clients has resulted in numerous victories, including summary judgments and defense verdicts, highlighting her dedication, determination, and strategic, cost-effective approach.

"We are delighted to welcome Kathryn Trew to our New Orleans office," said Stewart Reid, firm-wide managing partner at WSHB. "Her vast experience and exceptional legal acumen will greatly benefit our clients and the legal community in the region. We have full confidence that Kathryn will contribute significantly to further strengthening our firm's reputation for delivering exceptional legal services."

Prior to WSHB, Trew was a partner in a regional firm handling complex litigation. She brings with a wealth of knowledge gleaned from clerking for the Honorable Jeffery P. Victory, former Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. She graduated magna cum laude from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and received the CALI Award for Successions & Donations, Louisiana Sales & Real Estate Transactions, Civil Law Property, Evidence, Louisiana Civil Procedure I, Criminal Law, International Issues in Biotechnology, and Products Liability. Trew further honed her legal skills through a research assistant position with Professor Elizabeth Carter and a judicial externship with the Honorable Burrell J. Carter, former Chief Judge for the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal.

Trew's addition to the team reinforces WSHB's commitment to providing high-quality and client-focused legal services. Expressing her enthusiasm about joining the firm, Trew remarked, "I am looking forward to being a part of WSHB and its team of highly skilled legal professionals. I am eager to collaborate with my colleagues and provide innovative and top-tier legal solutions to our clients."

“WSHB enjoys a strong reputation in the industry for quality lawyers who consistently achieve great results,” said Trew. “They are trial tested, thought leaders and always on the cutting edge of emerging trends with strategies to handle complex exposures. I am thrilled about this next chapter.”

Lori Barker, managing partner of the WSHB New Orleans office added “Kathryn’s reputation in the legal community is impeccable – she is smart, strategic, trial tested and personable. I’m absolutely thrilled she is joining our team, and looking forward to working together to expand our footprint throughout the State of Louisiana.”

As WSHB continues to grow, adapt, and evolve to meet the changing legal landscape, the inclusion of Trew highlights the firm's dedication to delivering outstanding legal representation tailored to the unique needs of its clients.

About Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman:

WSHB is a premier national law firm that offers world-class representation for clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 corporations, with an emphasis on small to middle market firms. It offers services across a comprehensive range of practice areas. By combining decades of experience and in-depth legal knowledge with innovative management and the use of technology, we anticipate problems, seize opportunities and get cases resolved.

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