Katherine B. Capito


Katherine Capito is a member of the Labor & Employment Department, where she works with a variety of clients to handle employment-related litigation matters, including discrimination and harassment claims. She has worked with clients ranging from coal companies to national consumer product retailers, handling everything from providing counsel to drafting motions to managing the discovery process. She places a premium on learning her client’s business, enabling her to tailor a strategy that meets their objectives and keeps them moving toward a resolution.

Katherine also frequently authors and edits labor and employment-related papers and articles for national publications. Prior to joining the firm, Katherine worked at the United States Attorney's Office.


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011)
    • Washington and Lee Law Review, Lead Articles Editor and Staffwriter, Order of the Coif
  • Roanoke College  (B.A., cum laude, 2008)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia


  • President of the Rotary Club of Charleston, WV Board of Directors
  • Appalachian Reading Center, Board of Directors: President
  • Craik-Patton, Board of Directors
  • Washington and Lee Alumni Association, Charleston Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Childhood Language Center, Human Resources Committee
  • YWCA, Human Resources Committee, Board of Directors
  • Charleston Young Professionals Kiwanis Club
  • Leadership Kanawha Valley, Class of 2013 


  • Recipient of the 2014 Generation Next 40 Under 40 award by The State Journal
  • Selected for the West Virginia Rising Stars® List