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Kathryn Watson

Counsel , Indianapolis IN


Kathryn Watson

Counsel , Indianapolis IN

Kathryn is Counsel to the Firm in the Environmental Litigation practice group at Stoll Keenon Ogden. She joined the firm in 2022, when Stoll Keenon Ogden merged with Katz Korin Cunningham, where she had been practicing since 2020.

Environmental Litigation: Kathryn has been an environmental lawyer in Indiana for more than 40 years in a career that has encompassed private practice and government service. Kathryn has served in a variety of roles in government, including legal practice and management positions at the state and local levels, which allows her to assist clients in private practice with a wide range of environmental matters including site remediation, underground storage tanks, air, water, waste, wetlands, and stormwater.

Her practice areas include compliance, permitting, remediation, enforcement defense and litigation. Her previous experience as a commercial real estate attorney also makes her uniquely able to assist clients with the environmental aspects of property transactions.


Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 1982, J.D., cum laude

Indiana University, 1979, B.A., with honors


Admitted In

  • Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

  • Washington State

Professional & Community Activities

  • Indiana State Bar Association

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Adjunct Professor in Clean Air Law and Climate Change Law and Policy, 2021 – present

  • United States EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Board, 2010 – 2015

  • Earth Charter Indiana, Board Member, 2014 – 2015

  • Improving Kids Environment, Board Member, 2013 – 2016

  • Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, Board member, 2002 – 2005, 2012 – 2015, 2021


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law, Litigation — Environmental, 2023 – present

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