Cathryn M.Johns



Cat litigates a variety of commercial disputes, leveraging experience, creativity, and tenaciousness to develop tailored solutions to client concerns.

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Cat maintains a diverse commercial litigation practice, navigating legal gray areas across practice groups and industries. She leverages her legal experience, creativity, and tenaciousness to develop tailored legal solutions for her clients.

Cat has experience in jurisdictions across the country, handling matters of all sizes and at all stages. Prior to joining Seyfarth, she worked for national law firms in Boston and Kansas City and clerked at the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She draws on her first-hand, cross-state knowledge to address her clients’ particular legal needs and circumstances. Throughout her career, Cat has helped clients navigate difficult and high-stakes legal matters, serving as the primary associate in franchise, business tort, and other commercial disputes.

Cat balances persistence and flexibility, advocating for her clients’ legal objectives without losing sight of their ultimate goals. Clients know that they can rely on her empathy, grit, and wit at each step of the litigation process.

  • JD, University of Arkansas School of Law
    Summa cum laude, third in class
    Arkansas Law Review, editor
    moot court (National Appellate Advocacy Competition)
    Civil Litigation Clinic
  • BA, Hendrix College
    Summa cum laude, with distinction
    Psi Chi Honors Society


  • Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (The Honorable Bobby E. Shepherd)
  • Massachusetts