Two Commerce Square
Suite 3900
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 735-8700

Katherine L. Perkins

Katherine L. Perkins




Prior to joining KCR, Ms. Perkins served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Norma L. Shapiro in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before law school, Ms. Perkins worked for almost five years as an Annuity Wholesaler for Lincoln Financial Distributors, gaining financial industry experience within a Fortune-500 Company. While attending Elon Law School in Greensboro, North Carolina, she focused her studies on financial, corporate and regulatory litigation, and spent her summers with Enforcement Divisions of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She also spent a semester interning in the General Counsel’s Office of Market America, Inc. – an international marketing corporation. At Elon Law, Ms. Perkins was honored as a Leadership Fellow, Business Fellows Scholar, and Dean’s Fellow for her abilities both inside and outside of the classroom. She participated on the Moot Court Board, and volunteered her time to many pro bono service activities, including the Innocence Project and training as a Community Mediator.


  • ​University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.F.A., 2006
  • Elon University School of Law, J.D., 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Activities and Honors

  • Philadelphia Bar Association: Young Lawyer’s Division and Women in the Profession Committee
  • Philadelphia Bar Foundation 2018 Board Observer Program participant: partnered with the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia VIP: pro bono attorney
  • Elon Law Alumni Council: advisory member and bar exam mentor for recent graduates
  • Penn Jersey Roller Derby: active skater and league member


  • The Honorable Norma L. Shapiro in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania