El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


919 Congress Ave., Suite 1305
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Kathryn Brack Morrow

Email: katy.morrow@kempsmith.com
Telephone: 575.527.0023 / Fax: 915.546.5360

Kathryn Brack Morrow is a partner in the firm’s Trial Department. Ms. Morrow maintains a diverse civil litigation practice, with a particular focus on the defense of healthcare providers in state and federal court, as well as before their licensing boards. Ms. Morrow also represents clients in complex commercial litigation and environmental/land use litigation involving strict tort liability, toxic tort, breach of contract, fraud, negligence and intentional tort claims and causes of action.

Ms. Morrow speaks to industry groups on national and local levels on a variety of matters including healthcare law, toxic tort liability, federal lands issues, wind energy development, and land use/zoning matters. She has briefed and/or argued issues before state and federal courts, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, the Wyoming Supreme Court, the New Mexico Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Kemp Smith, Ms. Morrow practiced with a Wyoming-based firm. While in law school, she was a member of the Baylor Law Review, and was a legal intern for the Honorable Jeffrey Manske, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Texas. During her educational career, she completed internships with the United States Department of State at its embassy in Paris, France, and with Senator Pete V. Domenici in Washington, D.C.




  • Baylor School of Law, 2005
  • New Mexico State University, Masters of Arts, 2002
  • New Mexico State University, Bachelors of Arts, 2001


  • New Mexico
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court for Wyoming
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Downtown Las Cruces Partnership - Board Member
  • U.S. Global Leadership Coalition - New Mexico Advisory Committee
  • President's Associates Scholarship Foundation at NMSU - Board Member (2009 - 2015)
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law - Board Member (2013 - 2016)
  • Board of Editors - State Bar of New Mexico (2007-2010)
  • Defense Research Institute ("DRI")
  • Leadership Las Cruces, Class of 2015
  • El Paso Pro Musica - Las Cruces, NM Board President
  • La Casa, Inc. - Board Member (2015 - 2016)