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Katie Anderson

Member
Office

Dallas

901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
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Fax: +12146594020
Education
J.D., Baylor Law School, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1994, Baylor Law Review
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1990, Member of Longhorn Band
State Bar Licenses
Texas
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Katie Anderson

Member

Katie Anderson guides educational clients (public, private, charter, K-12, and community colleges) as well as housing authorities through legal challenges such as:

  • Constitutional law and civil rights
  • Board fiduciary duties and governance
  • Texas Public Information Act
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Texas Open Meetings Act
  • Employee grievances and investigation
  • Employee leave and discrimination
  • Discipline and termination
  • Policy drafting
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Laws and regulations for public housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs
  • Desegregation
  • Creating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion policies and procedures
  • Contract negotiation

Appointed as a Special Discovery Master in Collin County State District Court, Katie makes recommendations to the Court on appropriate discovery rulings in compliance with the Texas Rules of Evidence and Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.

Katie loves to leave a client better than she found them by tenaciously indentifying workable legal solutions.

Awards/Achievements
Named among Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine (2016, 2018, 2020)
Memberships
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
Dallas Women Lawyer’s Association, VP Attorney Development, 2021
Dallas Bar Association, Law In The Schools & Community Committee, Co-Chair; 2016 Education Symposium, Chair; Member, Allied Task Force
St. Thomas Aquinas Lawyers' Association, Member
Council of School Attorneys, Member
Texas Association of Community College Attorneys, Vice-President
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, Texas Chapter
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Alumnae Association, Member (2010-present)
Cadette Girl Scout Troop, Head Camp Leader (2007-2015)
Notre Dame School of Dallas, Former Board Member
St. Thomas Aquinas, Carnival, Co-chair (Fall 2008)
Ballet Dallas, Board of Directors
Allied Bars Standing Committee on Equality, Member