About Katie Lasky
About Katie Lasky
With nearly 20 years as an attorney, Katie Lasky dedicates her practice to representing businesses in litigation and advising them on how to build a strong legal foundation. A founding member of the Lasky Murphy law firm, she now heads Katie Lasky Law.
As a business advisor, Katie’s thorough approach helps businesses and business owners get on a sure legal footing to understand and comply with their legal obligations. Should it come to litigation, Katie is both a fierce litigator and a staunch defender of her clients’ best interests. A well-rounded attorney, Katie is experienced in both state and federal courts and is well-respected by the judiciary and her legal colleagues.
Clients love her research and investigatory skills, whether they are suing or being sued or even before litigation is even filed. She enjoys building a thorough perspective on each case, solving problems with efficiency and a unique perspective. They also appreciate Katie’s personal touch and how she creates close professional relationships. Most of all, her clients trust her to get the best results possible.
Katie has earned the rating of Super Lawyer® (2015-2020) and Best Lawyer (2016-2017). She was recently named one of the top 50 lawyers in Louisiana by Super Lawyers® (2019-2020) and the top 25 women lawyers in Louisiana (2018-2020).
Katie is deeply passionate about helping others. The community has recognized her long-time volunteering efforts, including feeding the homeless, providing relief for hurricane victims, mentoring disadvantaged youth, and offering pro-bono legal work for the indigent.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2003
Cornell University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1998
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court
Association for Women Attorneys
Louisiana Bar Foundation
Honors & Appointments
Selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for professional excellence for her work in commercial litigation.
Selected as one of the top 50 lawyers in Louisiana by Louisiana Super Lawyers®, 2019.
Selected to New Orleans CityBusiness’ Leadership in Law Class of 2019.
Selected as one of the top 25 women lawyers in Louisiana by Louisiana Super Lawyers®, 2018-19.
Selected for inclusion in the Louisiana Super Lawyers® list in Business Litigation, 2015-2019 and the Louisiana Rising Stars® list in Business Litigation, 2013-2014.
Named in the 2016 and 2017 Best Lawyers Commercial Litigation publications.
One of New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine’s 2013 “Women of the Year.”
Recipient of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s 2013 Leah Hipple McKay Award for outstanding volunteerism.
Service on the New Orleans Pro Bono Project Board of Directors from 2006 through 2013 and 2017-2018, including serving as Board Chair in 2012-2013, and recipient of the Project’s 2013 Leadership Award.
Secretary, Board of Directors, Georgetown Club of New Orleans
Member, Board of Directors, Association for Women Attorneys, 2006-2013.
Graduate of 2004 Metropolitan Leadership Forum, Committee For a Better New Orleans/Metropolitan Area Committee.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
“Professionalism and #MeToo: The Times They Are A Changin’,” Louisiana State Bar Association’s Ethics and Professionalism Watch Your Ps and Qs Seminar, December 2018 and LJC/LSBA Joint Summer School June 2019.
“Professionalism: Design Think
“Professionalism: Issues & Duties When Lawyers Leave a Firm,” New Orleans Bar Association’s Procrastinators’ Program, December 2017.
“Proving Lost Profits for a New Business,” American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Business Torts and Unfair Competition Committee Spring Journal, May 2017.
“Navigating the Rules of Ethics When Representing Multiple Clients,” panel presentation, Louisiana State Bar Association Trial Practice CLE, December 2016.
“Tweets, Status Updates and Selfies: Lawyers and Social Media,” Louisiana Association for Justice CLE a la Carte, December 2014.
“10 Things Every Good Associate Should Know,” panel presentation, Big Easy Bootcamp, November 2013.
“Discovery and Ethics- What Do You Really Need and How to Get It,” panel presentation, Louisiana State Bar Association Trial Practice CLE, December 2012.